Job Details

Assistant Attorney General Iv

Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type


Job Type



USD 7000

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Austin, TX

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Apply for this job
Your Email:
Upload Resume:

8 hits


Assistant Attorney General IV The candidate performs moderately complex to complex attorney work for the General Litigation Division of the Office of the Attorney General. Work involves directing, planning, organizing and monitoring legal activities; providing legal advice, counsel, and assistance to state agencies as assigned; conducting investigations; researching and drafting legal documents; representing the State’s civil matters in state and federal courts; preparing cases for trial, and handling matters through all litigation stages, including in many instances the appellate process. Represents state agencies and its officials in defense of lawsuits involving, but not limited to, civil rights (U.S. and Texas Constitution, Title VII, Sec. 1983 etc.), retaliation, employment, constitutionality of state statutes, Americans with Disabilities Act, etc., in both state and federal court. Conducts investigations, performs legal research, and prepares complex motions, including pleadings, briefs, memoranda, and other legal documents. Prepares and tries cases in state and federal courts in defense of state agencies and state employees. Provides legal advice, counsel and assistance to state agencies as assigned; performs analyses of complex factual and legal issues and develops evidence through witness interviews, depositions, and other discovery; prepares and files briefs in state and federal appellate courts. Provides excellent client service and functions well with other attorneys and staff within a dynamic office environment. 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

The candidate must have Graduation from an accredited law school with a JD degree and member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Should have 3+ years of full-time experience working in the following (or closely related) fields as a licensed attorney: Civil Litigation. State and federal court trial experience is required. Knowledge of laws and legal principles and practices relevant to the General Litigation Division is needed. Skill in using a computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval is must. Exceptional academic credentials is preferred. Law Review and/or post-graduation judicial clerkship Law Review and/or post-graduation judicial clerkship is desired. 5+ years’ litigation experience in the following areas of law: civil rights, constitutional law, employment law, education and health care law is a plus. Experience in the area of federal Medicaid law is helpful.

Additional info


Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Office of the Attorney General
209 W. 14th. St.
7th Floor
Austin, TX 78701

Similar Jobs:

Assistant Attorney General IV The candidate represents state law enforcement agencies, officials and employees in defense of lawsuits involving, civil rights, employment, tort, and religious liberties disputes in both state and f...
Assistant Attorney General I-IV The candidate performs moderate to complex legal work for the Civil Medicaid Fraud Division of the Office of the Attorney General, a state agency with over 4000 employees throughout the State of Te...
Attorney I-V The candidate serves as an Assistant Public Defender practicing Juvenile Law. Attorney I: This is the first in a series of seven attorney-related job classifications within the Attorneys job family. This classificat...