Job Details

Assistant Attorney General IIII

Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 12,2019

Valid Through

Apr 27,2019

Posted on

Jan 11,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 5175 to 7500 Monthly

Location

Austin, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Antitrust and Competition >> Antitrust and Competition
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Assistant Attorney General I-III
DUTIES: Performs entry level to moderately complex legal work by providing legal advice, counsel, and assistance; investigating antitrust matters and representing the State’s interest in antitrust in both state and federal courts. Works under close to general supervision, with minimal to limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Conducts entry level to complex antitrust and related litigation in both state and federal courts. Initiates and conducts antitrust and related law investigations, including directing investigator and economist activity. Provides antitrust and related information to state and local governments. Performs all phases of civil litigation of antitrust cases including the drafting of petitions, motions, pleadings, orders, briefs, discovery and memorandum. Performs or directs legal research and report findings and conclusions. Represents the Office of the Attorney General before state or federal district and appellate courts. Prepares or coordinates the preparation of legal briefs, pleadings and other legal documents. Provides legal advice, counsel and assistance to client state agencies, local prosecutors or law enforcement entities. Assists in or coordinates others in preparing cases for trial. Analyzes entry level to moderately complex factual and legal issues and develops evidence for filing of antitrust cases. Communicates with representatives of state agencies and consumers. Performs related work as assigned. Maintains relevant knowledge of antitrust matters. 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

Qualifications: Assistant Attorney General II (AAG): All of the above functions for an AAG I PLUS: Manages a high volume of litigation cases and investigations
Assistant Attorney General III: All of the above functions for an AAG II PLUS: Assists with training less tenured staff
QUALIFICATIONS
Assistant Attorney General I:
Education: Graduation from accredited law school with a JD Degree and licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Experience working in the following (or closely related) fields: antitrust, complex civil litigation, commercial litigation. Knowledge of antitrust law and legal principles and practices. Skill in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines. Skill in effective oral and written communication. Skill in exercising sound judgment and effective decision making. Ability to receive and respond positively to constructive feedback. Ability to work cooperatively with others in a professional office environment. Ability to provide excellent customer service. Ability to arrange for personal transportation for business-related travel.
Assistant Attorney General II - All of the above qualifications for Assistant Attorney General I PLUS:
1 year full-time experience as a licensed attorney
Assistant Attorney General III - All of the above qualifications for Assistant Attorney General II PLUS:
1 additional year full-time experience as a licensed attorney
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in antitrust matters or other document-intensive complex civil litigation. Knowledge of laws and legal principles and practices relevant to Texas and federal antitrust and trade regulations statutes. Background in microeconomics and/or statistics.

Additional info

POSTING NUMBER: 19-0436

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Office of the Attorney General
300 West 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Fax: 512-463-2185

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