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Family Law Attorney in Houston, TX

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Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Family Law

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Mar 09,2018

Posted on

Mar 08,2018

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Assistant Attorney General III The candidate performs attorney work for the Child Support Division. Work involves representing the state’s interest in judicial and administrative matters, and providing legal advice, consultation and technical assistance to the Child Support Program and staff. Represent the State of Texas at legal proceedings to locate, establish, enforce, modify or terminate court orders for child support and medical support. Represents the State of Texas in administrative hearings. Provides legal advice, consultation and technical assistance to the Child Support Program. Develops and delivers training. 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 of Texas is needed. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is needed. Should have 2 years of full-time experience working in the following (or closely related) fields: Full-time legal experience as a licensed attorney. Should have 2+ years of experience in handling Family Law cases. Jury trial experience is needed. Experience in handling a high volume legal practice is needed. Knowledge of Family Law and the Texas Family Code is needed. Skill in legal writing, mediation, and negotiation is needed. Skill in serving as a trial lawyer, preparing sound opinions, conducting investigations and performing legal research is needed. Skill in using a personal computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval is needed.

Additional info

POSTING NUMBER: 18-0566

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Office of the Attorney General
6161 Savoy,
Suite 650
Houston, TX 77036