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Assistant Attorney General V

Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Feb 05,2019

Valid Through

May 21,2019

Posted on

Jan 11,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 7245 to 8809 Monthly

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Jourdanton, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Assistant Attorney General V
The candidate performs advanced and/or managerial/attorney work. Work involves organizing employee work assignments, interpreting laws and regulations; and providing legal advice, counsel and assistance in representing the state’s interest in child support enforcement. Represent the State of Texas at legal proceedings. Supervises office legal processes under the direction of the Senior Regional Attorney. Plans, organizes, directs and monitors office performance and takes corrective actions to achieve assigned goals and objectives. Supervises all office personnel, including hiring, evaluating, counseling and training under the direction of the Regional Administrator. Monitors and ensures compliance with federal and state regulations, policies, procedures and standards while providing excellent customer service.
Responds to inquiries and resolves issues from agency management, government officials, attorneys, parents, advocacy and community groups and other customers. Serves as primary office legal counsel. Develops and delivers training. Supervises and monitors the office budget. 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

The candidate should have completed Graduation from high school or equivalent. Must have 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: Education: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. Must be licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Experience in handling a high volume legal practice is preferred. Texas Child Support Program is desired. Should have 4 years of full-time experience working in the following (or closely related) fields: Full-time legal experience as a licensed attorney, two of which must have been in Family Law. Must have knowledge of Family Law and the Texas Family Code. Should have skill in legal writing, mediation, and negotiation. Must have skill in serving as a trial lawyer, preparing sound opinions, conducting investigations and performing legal research. Must have skill in using a personal computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval. Skill in exercising sound judgment and effective decision making is required.

Additional info

POSTING NUMBER: 19-0452

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Office of the Attorney General
121 BMT Drive
Jourdanton, TX 78026-1532
Fax: 830-769-2723

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