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Family Law Attorney in Chula Vista, CA

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Company name

County of San Diego Superior Court of California

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Family Law

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Chula Vista, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 05,2018

Posted on

Aug 03,2018

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Staff Attorney (Family Law Facilitator Program) The candidate will be responsible for: providing legal information to self-represented litigants in the area of family law on issues including but not limited to dissolution of marriage, legal separation, nullity, paternity, child and spousal support, health insurance, child custody and visitation, and domestic violence; assisting in the completion of court forms; providing child support calculations based upon statutory guidelines; conducting workshops; providing referrals to the Department of Child Support Services, Family Court Services, and other community agencies and resources that provide assistance to parents and children; and any other assignments in accordance with Family Code Section 10005. Must be currently licensed to practice law in California and have 2+ years of full-time, post-Bar litigation experience in the practice of family law in California, to include processing dissolution, paternity, child support, child custody/visitation, and domestic violence cases. Should have knowledge of: family law principles; court processes and procedures; Judicial Council and local family law forms; and family law related resources, including community based organizations and referral services. Must have ability to: review court files to determine status; review documents, pleadings and records for legal sufficiency and correctness; establish and maintain good working relationships with Superior Court judicial officers and staff, the Department of Child Support Services, members of the Bar, and other government and community agencies; perform child support calculations on both DissoMaster and the Public Guideline Calculator; and triage family law issues. Bilingual skills in Spanish and prior experience working in a family law self-help center are desirable. Application Deadline: August 24, 2018.

Additional info

Examination No.: 19-002. Submit current resume online.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
County of San Diego Superior Court of California
500 3rd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Phone: 619-746-6000