Job Details

Assistant Attorney General Iiv

Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Mar 22,2019

Valid Through

Jul 05,2019

Posted on

Jan 11,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 5175 to 7500 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Austin, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - General
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Assistant Attorney General I-IV
Duties: Reviews and approves entry-level to moderately complex bonds and similar obligations by state agencies, cities, counties, school districts, and other governmental entities / instrumentalities of the state, which may include certain non-profit corporations created to act on behalf of some of these political subdivisions for the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) Public Finance Division. In addition, an Assistant Attorney General IV: Performs highly complex legal reviews of complex bond structure, such as conduit issuers and state general obligations transactions, assists junior level attorneys in their legal review of bond transcripts, and researches complex legal issues submitted by bond counsel of public security issuers. Reviews bond transcripts submitted by a wide variety of governmental entities. Drafts preliminary and final approval letters regarding bond transcripts and discusses approval requirements with bond counsel. Conducts legal research in the area of Public Finance, reports findings and conclusions Responds to inquiries relating to Public Finance from governmental officials and bond counsel.
Assistant Attorney General (AAG) II - all of the above functions for an AAG I, PLUS: Represents Attorney General in bond validation litigation, as necessary Provides legal advice, counsel and assistance to client state agency, as necessary AAG III – all of the above functions for an AAG I-II, PLUS: Responds to open records requests of the Public Finance Division, as needed Supervises and assists in training of other attorneys and staff, as needed AAG IV – all of the above functions for an AAG I-III, PLUS: Involved in one or more of the following: responding to open records requests of the Public Finance Division and/or responding to Comptroller’s quarterly litigation appendix. Assists in CLE Development Programs, as needed. Maintains knowledge of current laws relating to public securities. Attends work regularly in compliance with agreed-upon work schedule. Performs related work as assigned. Provides excellent customer service. 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

QUALIFICATIONS:
AAG I: Education: Graduation from an accredited law school with a JD Degree. Licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Knowledge of federal and state laws affecting state agencies and their rules. Knowledge of laws and legal principles and practices relevant to the Public Finance Division within the Office of the Attorney General. 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. Skill in using a computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval 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. Ability to travel (including overnight travel) up to 5% AAG II: All of the above functions of an AAG I, PLUS:
Experience: One year full-time legal experience as a licensed attorney AAG III: All of the above functions of an AAG II, PLUS: Experience: 1 additional year full-time legal experience as a licensed attorney
AAG IV: All of the above functions of an AAG III, PLUS Experience: Three years full-time experience as a licensed Attorney PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Legal experience in public finance law or closely related area.

Additional info

POSTING NUMBER: 19-0417

Company info

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