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Assistant Attorney General II The candidate conducts investigations, performs legal research, and prepares motions, including pleadings, briefs, memoranda, and other legal documents. Represents state law enforcement agencies, officials and employees in defense of lawsuits involving, but not limited to, civil rights, employment, tort, and religious liberties disputes in both state and federal court. Prepares and tries cases in state and federal courts in defense of state agencies and state employees. Provides excellent client service and functions well with other attorneys and staff within a dynamic office environment. Provides legal advice, counsel, and assistance to client state agencies and law enforcement entities. Performs related work as assigned. 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. Graduation from an accredited law school with a JD degree is needed. Licensed as an attorney by the State Bar of Texas are needed. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas are needed. Skill in conducting legal research is needed. Skill in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines is essential. Skill in effective oral and written communication is needed. Skill in exercising sound judgment and effective decision making is essential. Skill in serving as a trial lawyer, preparing sound opinions, conducting investigations and performing legal research Skill in using a personal computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval is needed. Note: This is a temporary position to start ASAP. Deadline: August 31, 2018.
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