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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Houston, TX

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Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Jun 13,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Office of the Attorney General 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. OAG employees enjoy excellent benefits along with tremendous opportunities to do important work and make a positive difference in the lives of all Texans. 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.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: The candidate should have graduation from high school or equivalent. Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. Licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas is essential. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is essential. Must have 1+ year of full-time experience working in the following (or closely related) fields: Full-time legal experience as a licensed attorney. Knowledge of Family Law and the Texas Family Code is essential. Must have skill in legal writing, mediation, and negotiation. 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; Skill in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines; Skill in effective oral and written communication; Skill in exercising sound judgment and effective decision making. 2+ years’ experience in handling Family Law cases is preferred. Jury Trial Experience is preferred. Experience in handling a high volume legal practice is preferred. Other Language: Ability to proficiently read, write, and speak Spanish is essential.

Additional info

POSTING NUMBER: 18-0751

Company info

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