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ProfilePart-Time Attorney The candidate will be responsible for providing all legal services required to establish paternity, child support, medical support and the enforcement of new and existing orders. Ensures proper legal representation in all child support matters related to paternity and support order establishment and enforcement. Negotiates with opposing counsel, attends hearings, and performs other related actions. Recommends and reviews legal actions. Drafts, reviews, and signs legal documents. Ensures all orders contain required federal and state elements and vigorously advocates the interests of the state. Updates automated systems with necessary information to monitor each case through the legal process. Provides legal advice to Specialists in completing documents for court filing. Maintains a positive working relationship with State. Attends weekly project team meeting. Applies knowledge of federal and state child support policies and procedures. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Develops alternate solutions. Works well in group problem solving situations. Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. Must have a Juris Doctor degree and a license to practice law in state the project is located. Legal experience in domestic relations law or as a prosecutor is desired, child support enforcement preferred.
Requisition ID: 1127
Ridgeland, MS 39158