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Assistant Attorney General I

Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

USD 5175

Location

Austin, TX

Date Last Verified

Feb 06,2018

Posted on

Feb 04,2018
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Assistant Attorney General I 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. Provides legal advice, consultation and technical assistance to the Child Support Program. Represents 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. 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

Qualifications: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; experience in the following (or closely related) fields may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Graduation from an accredited law school with a J.D. degree. Licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Knowledge of Family Law and the Texas Family Code. Skill in legal writing, mediation, and negotiation. Skill in serving as a trial lawyer, preparing sound opinions, conducting investigations and performing legal research. Ability to travel (including overnight travel) up to 25%.

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POSTING NUMBER: 18-0499

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Office of the Attorney General
4044 Promontory Point Rd
Austin, TX 78744

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