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Legal Staff Paralegal in Austin, TX

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Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Family Law

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required

Location

USA Austin, TX

Date Last Verified

Jan 31,2018

Posted on

Jan 04,2018

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Assistant Attorney General VI Duties : Perform advanced and/or managerial work. Work involves assisting the Regional Administrator in directing, planning, coordinating, and monitoring legal activities; providing legal advice, counsel and assistance to regional staff and evaluating Child Support field operations by overseeing operational and strategic initiative for Region 7. Will plans, assigns, and/or supervises the legal work of others in the region. Serves as primary regional legal counsel. Identifies legal practice problems and presents solutions to Regional Administrator. Supervises personnel, including hiring, evaluating, counseling, and training in coordination with the Regional Administrator. Represent the State of Texas at legal proceedings. Monitors and evaluates docket activities and processes. Oversees the quality of the legal work product of the Region. Monitors and coordinates processes with external stakeholders. Reviews and provides input about personnel matters. Responds to inquiries and resolves issues. 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

Qualification : 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 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. Must have 6 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. Prior experience as a Managing Attorney in the Texas CSD or equivalent legal management experience is preferred. 2+ years’ experience handling Family Law cases is preferred. Jury Trial Probate law of experience is preferred. Experience in handling a high volume legal practice Texas Child Support Program is preferred. Ability to proficiently read, write, and speak Spanish is preferred.

Additional info

POSTING NUMBER: 18-0356

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Office of the Attorney General
300 West 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Fax: 512-463-2185