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Family Law Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Warsaw, IN

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Company name

Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS)

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Family Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Warsaw, IN

Posted on

Feb 05,2018

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Profile

Staff Attorney Duties: Advises Department of Child Services staff on various program and legal areas as assigned; Drafts and reviews contracts and correspondence; Serves as a liaison to the Attorney General on litigation and tort claims matters; Drafts and reviews legislation and administrative rules; Performs legal research and writing assignments; Provides general legal support for Office of General Counsel; Oversees contract process for local office attorneys; Conducts legal trainings for Family Case Managers, attorneys and others as requested; Litigates Children in Need of Services and Termination of Parental Rights cases in State Courts representing the agency in such actions; Handles administrative matters and hearings as assigned; Organizes and manages caseload in preparation of hearings and/or litigation; Generates appropriate pleadings, motions and discovery, and responses; Delegates to and provides support for any legal support staff; Drafts appeals and appellate briefs; May be required to participate in committees, groups or teams such as screen out committees; May be required serve as local counsel for the Indiana Office of Attorney General on assigned cases; Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree. Admission to the Indiana State Bar. Indiana Bar Admission; license in good standing; Strong legal research, writing and litigation skills; Strong communication and public speaking skills; Demonstrated knowledge and ability to apply relevant statutes, case law and rules.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS)
205 N. Lake St.
Warsaw, IN 46580