Job Details

Family Law Attorney in Pharr, TX

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Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Family Law

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Pharr, TX

Date Last Verified

Oct 31,2018

Posted on

Jul 13,2018

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Assistant Attorney General I-III Duties : The candidate performs attorney work for the Child Support Division. Work involves representing the state’s interest in judicial and administrative matters, and providing legal advice, consultation and technical assistance to the Child Support Program and staff. Represent the State of Texas at legal proceedings to locate, establish, enforce, modify or terminate court orders for child support and medical support. Provides legal advice, consultation and technical assistance to the Child Support Program. Represents the State of Texas in administrative hearings Develops and delivers training. Performs related work as assigned. Maintains relevant knowledge necessary to perform essential job functions. Attends work regularly in compliance with agreed-upon work schedule. Ensures security and confidentiality of sensitive and/or protected information. Complies with all agency policies and procedures, including those pertaining to ethics and integrity.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : The candidate should have done Graduation from high school or equivalent. Should have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. Licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas.Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Knowledge of Family Law and the Texas Family Code. Should have experience in the fields may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Should have skill in legal writing, mediation, and negotiation. Have sill in serving as a trial lawyer, preparing sound opinions, conducting investigations and performing legal research. Should have skill in using a personal computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval. Should have skill in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines. Should have skill in effective oral and written communication. Should have skill in exercising sound judgment and effective decision making. Should have ability to receive and respond positively to constructive feedback. Should have ability to work cooperatively with others in a professional office environment. Should have ability to provide excellent customer service. Should have ability to arrange for personal transportation for business-related travel. Should have ability to work more than 40 hours as needed and in compliance with the FLSA. Should have 1 year of full-time experience working. Should have full-time legal experience as a licensed attorney. Should preferably have 2 years’ experience in handling Family Law cases, Jury Trial Experience, experience in handling a high volume legal practice .Should have ability to proficiently read, write, and speak Spanish.

Additional info

Job Announcement : 18-0876 Apply online.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Office of the Attorney General
3508 N. Jackson Rd
Suite 1000
Pharr, TX 78577