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Assistant Attorney General I-IV 21-0342

Company: Texas State Job Bank
Location: LAREDO
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Please paste the following URL into a browser to view the entire job posting in the CAPPS Career Section: /careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=00014373You may apply to the job directly through the CAPPS Career Section. It is not necessary to apply both through Work In Texas and CAPPS Career Section GENERAL DESCRIPTIONPerforms attorney work for the Child Support Division. Work involves representing the states interest in judicial and administrative matters, and providing legal advice, consultation andtechnical assistance to the Child Support Program and staff. OAG employees enjoy excellent benefits along with tremendous opportunities to do important work at a large, dynamic stateagency making a positive difference in the lives of Texans.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSRepresent 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 hearingsProvides legal advice, consultation and technical assistance to the Child Support ProgramDevelops and delivers trainingPerforms related work as assignedMaintains relevant knowledge necessary to perform essential job functionsAttends work regularly in compliance with agreed-upon work scheduleEnsures security and confidentiality of sensitive and/or protected informationComplies with all agency policies and procedures, including those pertaining to ethics and integrityQualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSAssistant Attorney General (AAG) I:Education: Bachelors 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-yearbasis:Education: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degreeLicensed as an attorney by the State of TexasMember in good standing with the State Bar of TexasKnowledge of Family Law and the Texas Family CodeSkill in legal writing, mediation, and negotiationSkill in serving as a trial lawyer, preparing sound opinions, conducting investigations and performing legal researchSkill in using a personal computer for word-processing and data entry/retrievalSkill in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing, and meeting deadlinesSkill in effective oral and written communicationSkill in exercising sound judgment and effective decision makingAbility to receive and respond positively to constructive feedbackAbility to work cooperatively with others in a professional office environmentAbility to provide excellent customer serviceAbility to arrange for personal transportation for business-related travelAbility to work more than 40 hours as needed and in compliance with the FLSAAbility to lift and relocate 30 lbs.Ability to travel (including overnight travel) up to 5%Assistant Attorney General (AAG) II: All the above minimum qualifications for an AAG I, PLUS:Experience: One (1) year of full-time experience working in the following (or closely related) fields: Full-time legal experience as a licensed attorneyAssistant Attorney General (AAG) III: All the above minimum qualifications for an AAG II, PLUS:Experience: One (1) additional year of full-time experience working in the following (or closely related) fields: Full-time legal experience as a licensed attorneyAssistant Attorney General (AAG) IV: All the above minimum qualifications for an AAG III, PLUS:Experience: One (1) additional year of full-time experience working in the following (or closely related) fields: Full-time legal experience as a licensed attorneyPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSTwo years experience in handling Family Law casesJury Trial ExperienceExperience in handling a high volume legal practiceOther Language: Ability to proficiently read, write, and speak SpanishTo apply for a job with the OAG, submit a completed State of Texas job application through the OAG Job Postings Page. In addition, electronic applications can be submitted through either CAPPS Recr

Keywords: Texas State Job Bank, Laredo , Assistant Attorney General I-IV 21-0342, Other , LAREDO, Texas

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