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ProfileAssistant Attorney General IV The candidate performs complex attorney work for the Child Support Division. Work involves representing the state’s interest in judicial and administrative matters, and providing legal advice, consultation and technical assistance to the Child Support Program and staff. Represents the State of Texas at legal proceedings to locate, establish, enforce, modify or terminate court orders for child support and medical support. Represents the State of Texas in administrative hearings. Provides legal advice, consultation and technical assistance to the Child Support Program. 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 completed Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. Must be licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas. Must be member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Experience: 3 years of full-time experience as a licensed attorney. Knowledge of Family Law and the Texas Family Code is needed. 2 years’ experience in handling Family Law cases is preferred. Jury Trial Experience is desired. Experience in handling a high volume legal practice is preferred.
Skills: Skill in legal writing, mediation, and negotiation. Skill in serving as a trial lawyer, preparing sound opinions, conducting investigations, and performing legal research. Skill in using a personal computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval. Skill in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines. Skill in effective oral and written communication. Skill in exercising sound judgment and effective decision making. Ability to proficiently read, write, and speak Spanish is needed.
POSTING NUMBER: 18-0809
Texas Office of the Attorney General
1230, River Bend Drive,
Dallas, TX 75247-4970