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USD 5259 to 6941 Monthly
Min 2 yrs required
Sep 13, 2022
Dec 27, 2022
Jul 09, 2022
Legal Records Management Attorney III
The candidate maintains active knowledge of the Texas Family Code, relevant case law, state and federal laws, administrative rules, and agency policies that govern matters related to the confidentiality of DFPS records. Develops an expertise as to the laws, rules, and policies that govern the confidentiality of Departmental records. Provides legal training to agency staff and the legal community and may provide agency representation on confidentiality matters in court cases. Handles subpoena issues for statewide litigation. Advises staff on legal matters and interprets laws, regulations, and policies. Advises county and district attorneys on confidentiality and subpoena matters. Coordinates and provides training on records, subpoena and confidentiality matters. Appears in court for contested legal matters. Assists with policy formation for records management and confidentiality issues. Performs other duties as assigned and required to maintain operations. Promotes, monitors, and ensures that respect is demonstrated for cultural diversity. Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave policy.
Qualification and ExperienceThe candidate must have 2 years of experience in the practice of law. Should be licensed to practice law in Texas. Extensive experience relating to records entitlement and confidentiality matters may be substituted for the minimum licensure requirement. Should have knowledge of family law and civil practice. Must have the ability to synthesize law, administrative rules, agency policies and goals to reach an appropriate interpretation of confidentiality and entitlement issues related to agency records. The ability to convey complex legal ideas and instructions clearly to staff and external stakeholders is essential. Effective advocacy skills are needed. Should have the ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with agency staff and the legal community. Closing Date: 12/20/2022.
Posting Number: 528130
Hiring CoordinatorTexas Department of Family and Protective Services4900 N LAMAR BLVDAustin, TX 78751Phone: 888-894-4747
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