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Litigation - General/Commercial Attorney in Gary, IN

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 14, 2021

Posted on

Mar 23, 2021

Salary

USD 61022 Annually

Location

Gary, IN, United States
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Local Office Attorney
Duties: Advise Department staff on various program and legal areas as assigned; Draft and reviews contracts and correspondence; Serve as a liaison to the Attorney General on litigation and tort claims matters; Draft and reviews legislation and administrative rules; Perform legal research and writing assignments; Provide general legal support for Office of General Counsel; Oversee contract process for local office attorneys; Conduct legal trainings for Family Case Managers, attorneys and others as requested; Litigate Children in Need of Services and Termination of Parental Rights cases in State Courts representing the agency in such actions; Handle administrative matters and hearings as assigned; Organize and manages caseload in preparation of hearings and/or litigation; Generate appropriate pleadings, motions and discovery, and responses; Delegate to and provides support for any legal support staff; Draft appeals and appellate briefs; May be required to participate in committees, groups or teams such as screen out committees; May be required serve as local counsel for the Indiana Office of Attorney General on assigned cases; Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree; Indiana Bar Admission; license in good standing. Previous Litigation experience preferred. Experience with family law or child welfare experience also preferred. Strong legal research, writing and litigation skills; Strong communication and public speaking skills; Demonstrated knowledge and ability to apply relevant statutes, case law and rules.

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