Attorney for the Office of Attorney General in Pharr, TX

Goodwill Industries of South Texas    Edinburg, TX
Job Description

Job Description

Goodwill Staffing is looking for an Attorney for the Office of Attorney General in Pharr, TX

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs 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. OAG employees enjoy excellent benefits along with tremendous opportunities to do important work and make a positive difference in the lives of all Texans.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Represent 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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent Education: 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 yearfor-year basis: Education: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree Licensed as an attorney by the State of Texas Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas Experience: 2 years of full-time experience working in the following (or closely related) fields: Full-time legal experience as a licensed attorney Knowledge of Family Law and the Texas Family Code 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 receive and respond positively to constructive feedback Ability to work cooperatively with others in a professional office environment Ability to provide excellent customer service Ability to arrange for personal transportation for business-related travel Ability to work more than 40 hours as needed and in compliance with the FLSA Ability to lift and relocate 30 lbs. Ability to travel (including overnight travel) up to 30%

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Assistant Attorney General : All the above qualifications for an AAG III, PLUS One additional years of full-time experience working in the following (or closely related) fields: Full-tine legal experience as a licensed attorney.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $31.00 /hour

Application Question:

  • Have you passed the Texas Bar Exam?

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 08:47:29 GMT

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