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Insurance Defense Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Austin, TX

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Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Insurance Defense
Litigation - General/Commercial
Litigation - Insurance
Litigation - Workers Compensation

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA Austin, TX

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018


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Assistant Attorney General I-IV The candidate performs entry-level to complex attorney work by preparing and handling lawsuits involving, eminent domain, tort claims, workers’ compensation, employment discrimination, contract claims, etc., in both State and Federal Court. Works under close to general supervision with minimal to moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Manages a docket of intermediate level cases. Prepares and handles lawsuits involving, eminent domain, tort claims, workers’ compensation, employment discrimination, contract claims, etc., in both State and Federal Court. Provides legal advice and assistance to state agencies with regard to the above actions. Conducts investigations, performs research, and drafts petitions, motions, pleadings, orders, briefs, memoranda, and other legal documents. Analyzes factual and legal issues and develops evidence through witness interviews, depositions, and other discovery. Prepares cases for trial; performs all duties of lead counsel; conducts or leads administrative law hearings. Performs all necessary appellate work, including research, brief writing and oral argument before State and Federal Appellate Courts. Provides excellent customer service. Uses personal vehicle for business-related travel. 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:
For Assistant Attorney General I: Must have Graduation for an 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 is required. Skill in using a computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval is needed. Ability to work cooperatively with others in a professional office environment is must.

For Assistant Attorney General II: Must have Graduation for an accredited law school with a JD degree and Licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas. Should have 1+ year full-time experience as a licensed attorney. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is required. Skill in using a computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval is needed. Ability to work cooperatively with others in a professional office environment is must.

For Assistant Attorney General III: Must have Graduation for an accredited law school with a JD degree and Licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas. Should have 2+ year full-time experience as a licensed attorney. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is required. Skill in using a computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval is needed. Ability to work cooperatively with others in a professional office environment is must.

For Assistant Attorney General IV: Must have Graduation for an accredited law school with a JD degree and Licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas. Should have 3+ year full-time experience as a licensed attorney. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is required. Skill in using a computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval is needed. Ability to work cooperatively with others in a professional office environment is must.

Preferred qualifications for Assistant Attorney General I-III: Experience in civil litigation; Knowledge of real estate valuation and appraisal; Knowledge in land use planning.

Additional info

POSTING NUMBER: 18-0579

Company info

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