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Criminal Law Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Austin, TX

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Company name

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Austin, TX

Date Last Verified

Mar 01,2018

Posted on

Feb 28,2018

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Assistant Attorney General I - III 5175.00-6065.75 The candidate performs entry- level to moderately complex attorney work for the Election Fraud Investigations project of the Criminal Prosecutions Division. Work involves providing legal advice, counsel, and assistance to client state agencies, local prosecutors, and law enforcement entities; reviewing, evaluating, and rendering legal opinions. OAG employees enjoy excellent benefits along with tremendous opportunities to do important work and make a positive difference in the lives of all Texans. Assists in preparing or prepares election fraud cases for trial; represents the State’s interest in criminal matters; Prepares legal documents, including but not limited to briefs, pleadings, and memoranda. Assists in preparing or prepares cases for trial. Assists in representing or represents the Office of the Attorney General before state or federal district and appellate courts; performs legal research and investigations, and reports findings and conclusions; and participates in hearings and in the discovery process. Assists with or performs training for law enforcement entities, prosecutors and other governmental staff; and assists in drafting bills and amendments for legislative consideration. 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. Analyzes factual and legal issues and develops evidence through witness interviews, depositions, and other discovery. Analyzes factual and legal issues and develops evidence through witness interviews, depositions, and other discovery; and participates in administrative and evidentiary hearings and in the discovery process.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications:
Assistant Attorney General I - Graduation from an accredited law school with a JD degree is needed. Licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas is needed. Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas is needed. Knowledge of laws and legal principles and practices relevant to the prosecution of criminal cases is needed.
Assistant Attorney General II: Should have 2+ years of full-time experience working in the following fields as a licensed attorney: Criminal Prosecutions or Election Fraud is preferred.
Should preferably have 3+ years of experience handling criminal prosecutions. Experience in handling Election Fraud prosecutions are preferred.

Company info

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