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Assistant County Attorney - Civil

Company name

Fayette County Texas

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Location

La Grange, TX

Date Last Verified

Apr 20,2018

Posted on

Mar 19,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Assistant County Attorney - Civil Duties : Responsible for providing legal services in support of county government operations and for assisting in directing the operations of the county legal department. Responsible for providing support to all activities of the office, to varying degrees, while also assuming primary responsibility in specific areas. Responding to requests for public information. Advising elected officials and county department heads on matters relating to employment issues and county business. Llitigating on behalf of Fayette County and its elected officials, and supporting outside counsel in those efforts. Reviewing and preparing contracts. Reviewing and assessing purchasing issues. Attending Commissioner’s Court meetings and providing legal advice to the commissioners and all other elected officials. Recommending or drafting county policies to reflect expressed goals of commissioners or elected officials, identifying and minimizing potential legal risks. Providing advice on civil enforcement actions, review and update civil enforcement regulations as become necessary. Providing occasional, spot relief to the office’s CPS attorney and juvenile prosecutor. Performs other related duties of the office.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: The candidate must be Graduate of an accredited law school, currently licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and in good standing with the State Bar. Must be able to conduct self in a professional manner and develop and maintain good working relationships with visitors, co-workers, attorneys, commissioners, judges, county officials and department heads.

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Peggy Supak
Fayette County Attorney
Fayette County Texas
265 Ellinger Road
La Grange, TX 78945
Phone: 979-968-8402