Assistant Public Defender
The candidate must have J.D./LL.B. from an accredited law school and meet the requirements of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 26.052b. Those qualifications are: good standing membership with the State Bar of Texas; exhibit proficiency and commitment to providing quality representation to defendants in death penalty cases; Trial experience in: the use of and challenge to mental health or forensic expert witnesses; and investigating and... read more
Duties: Conduct intake, interview applicants and clients, give advice under supervision of an Attorney; to maintain an active caseload by advising Applicants; to enter data, write letters and handle applicant communications, open and close cases promptly complying with policies; to prepare reports requested by the Attorney to whom the individual is assigned; to create educational materials and make public presentations; to participate in agency and community ... read more
Duties: Manage timelines and deadlines of each of assigned cases. Work each case quickly and efficiently, along with the attorney, from beginning to end Meet with prospective new clients and existing clients (attorney-client meetings). Identify issues and solve problems quickly. Communicate with clients and insurance adjusters on a regular basis. Communicate with law enforcement, witnesses, experts, etc., as necessary to obtain further information. Communicate...
2019 Law Clerk Program (fall)
The candidate work for Criminal Justice Division. Attend 1st day orientation and other trainings on ethics, confidentiality, library and training resources, and open records issues, and also attend free CLEs. Clerks conduct legal research and draft pleadings, memoranda, and/or briefs. Also assist in developing discovery, interviewing witnesses, conferencing with other state agency representatives, and attending hearings or trials. Should have ...
Law Clerk Program, Fall 2019
The candidate will join child support division. 1L and 2L students will be considered. They attend 1st day orientation and other trainings on ethics, confidentiality, library and training resources, and open records issues, and also attend free CLEs. Clerks conduct legal research and draft pleadings, memoranda, and/or briefs. May also assist in developing discovery, interviewing witnesses, conferencing with other state agency representatives, a...
Volunteer Law Student
The candidate must be an attorney licensed in Texas, an attorney licensed in another state, a law school graduate, a law student, a paralegal, an undergraduate student, or even a member of the community.
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Contract Negotiator II
The candidate will independently draft, review, edit, and negotiate terms of non-sponsored agreements including leases, hotel/facility rental, MOA/MOU's, material transfer, nondisclosures/confidentiality, interagency and intrasystem, purchasing terms and conditions and service contracts; ensure that contracts negotiated are in compliance with all laws, policies and guidelines, escalating appropriate issues to management and/or legal counsel; ensure p...
The candidate will have client meetings and client management, managing case load – working cases from start to finish, conducting legal research, negotiations, etc. Will litigate cases and take them to trial when necessary and assist team in trials, depositions, and mediations occasionally.