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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Lubbock, TX

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Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Lubbock, TX

Date Last Verified

Mar 01,2018

Posted on

Feb 28,2018

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Office of the Attorney General 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. Will represent the State of Texas at legal proceedings. 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. Supervises office legal processes under the direction of the Senior Regional Attorney. 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. 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 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. Must have experience in handling a high volume legal practice. Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree is essential. Should be licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is essential. Must have 4+ years of full-time experience working in the following (or closely related) fields: Full-time legal experience as a licensed attorney, 2+ of which must have been in Family Law. Knowledge of Family Law and the Texas Family Code is essential. Skill in legal writing, mediation, and negotiation is essential. Skill in serving as a trial lawyer, preparing sound opinions, conducting investigations and performing legal research is essential. Skill in using a personal computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval is essential. Skill in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines is essential. Skill in effective oral and written communication. Skill in exercising sound judgment and effective decision making is essential. Texas Child Support Program is preferred. Experience in handling a high volume legal practice is preferred. Management experience is essential. Ability to proficiently read, write, and speak Spanish is essential.

Additional info


Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Office of the Attorney General
4630 - 50th Street,
Ste. 315
Lubbock, TX 79414-3521