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 Temporary Assistant Attorney General Job Description

Contract Attorney

This is an hourly contract attorney position (up to 40 hours weekly) for the Office of the Attorney General Child Support Division – Dallas, Texas. The work is in-office only with extensive contact with staff attorneys and paraprofessional staff.

Ideal candidate: An attorney available to work up to 40 hours weekly supplementing a non-family law solo/small firm practice. Newly licensed and attorneys with 1+ years are encouraged to apply.

There are seven (7) positions. The hourly rate is based on experience and ranges from $30.50/hour to 31.90/hour. Hourly rate commensurate with experience.

Duties include:

Reviewing and signing pleadings

Reviewing correspondence, pleadings and proposed orders received from attorneys and pro se litigants

Reviewing and signing proposed orders prepared by agency paraprofessionals

Reviewing and taking action on liens and levies

Providing counsel and direction to non-lawyer staff

Responding to discovery

Reviewing or preparing responsive pleadings

Receiving and making calls to private attorneys

Docket preparation

Documenting the agency database of all actions taken

Other duties as assigned

The work location is 400 S. Zang Blvd., Dallas, TX.

Education/Requirements:

Juris Doctor Degree (J. D.)

Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Texas

Experience working in a high volume environment

Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite

Strong motivation, demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities, to work independently and as part of a team.

To apply: Complete an application at risingstarcorp.org noting TAAG – Dallas. In addition, please forward a resume to mailto:Karen.young1@oag.texas.gov.

 US Small Business Administration Hiring Alert

The Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas Office of Disaster Assistance, located in the CentrePort Business Park near DFW Airport and DART / TRE Station, has an ongoing need for multiple temporary full time professionals in various occupations. Come take part in helping businesses and individuals recover from disasters.

For more information please click here.

Texas A&M University School of Law announces two opportunities for an Associate Director of Career Services and an Assistant Director of Career Services.  Texas A&M University School of Law is a public, ABA-accredited institution located in downtown Fort Worth.  Part of Texas A&M University, a Tier 1 land, sea, and space grant research institution, Texas A&M Law is ranked among the top 100 law schools in the nation.  To learn more, or apply, please visit the links below.

https://jobpath.tamu.edu/postings/113252

https://jobpath.tamu.edu/postings/112694

NEW SSA Fraud Attorney Vacancy Announcement 2017 (multiple locations) -closes September 12, 2017

The Social Security Administration Office of the General Counsel is hiring for Fraud Attorneys in the following Duty Locations:

  1. San Antonio, Texas
  2. Jackson, Mississippi
  3. Raleigh, North Carolina
  4. Brooklyn, New York
  5. Cleveland, Ohio

To see the qualifications and how to apply please click here.

 Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development in the College of Law

The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Career Development.

Please click the link for more information.

https://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/postings/2931

Associate Attorney – Richardson

Attorney

Posted: July 28, 2017

Full-TimeSalary: $60,000 USD  per year

Richardson, TX, United States
This integral position in the firm will manage case files to formulate next course of action and represent the firm at pre-trials, trials, mediations, and other court appearances. The ideal candidate will be based out of the Dallas – Ft. Worth area.
Qualified candidates: One (1) to three (3) years of civil litigation experience.One (1) to two (2) years of experience in the Creditors’ Rights or Collection fields preferred  Experience working in a fast pace, high volume environmentExperience creating persuasive communications materialsStrong investigative skills to uncover facts, causes of action and determine next steps.  Strong motivation, demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities, to work independently and as part of a team.Computer and word processing skills including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and familiarity with research on the internet.
Education/Training/Experience: Juris Doctor Degree (J.D.)Must be licensed in state of TexasIntermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Subrogation or insurance experience a plus
Javitch Block offers a comprehensive benefits program including health insurance, paid vacation/personal time, 401(k), life insurance, and short and long-term disability.   You can learn more about Javitch Block LLC at www.jbllc.comJB is a Cleveland-based law firm with additional offices in Fairlawn and Cincinnati, Ohio; Kentucky, Indiana, Texas, West Virginia and Tennessee. Our clients include taxing authorities, banks, credit unions, savings and loans, finance companies, department stores, credit card companies, medical organizations, landlords, commercial businesses, collection agencies, insurance companies, education facilities, utility companies, law firms, manufacturers, oil companies.

Home-Based Associate Attorney – (San Antonio area)

Attorney

Posted: August 3, 2017

Full-TimeSalary: $60,000 USD  per year

San Antonio, TX, United States
This integral position in the firm will manage case files to formulate next course of action and represent the firm at pre-trials, trials, mediations, and other court appearances. The ideal candidate will be based out of the San Antonio area.
Qualified candidates:
One (1) to three (3) years of civil litigation experience.
One (1) to two (2) years of experience in the Creditors’ Rights or Collection fields preferredSubrogation or insurance experience a plus
Experience working in a fast pace, high volume environment
Experience creating persuasive communications materials
Strong investigative skills to uncover facts, causes of action and determine next steps
Strong motivation, demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities, to work independently.
Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
Education/Training:
Juris Doctor Degree (J.D.)
Must be licensed to practice law in the state of Texas
Javitch Block offers a comprehensive benefits program including health insurance, paid vacation/personal time, 401(k), life insurance, and short and long-term disability.  You can learn more about Javitch Block LLC at www.jbllc.com.JB is a Cleveland-based law firm with additional offices in Fairlawn and Cincinnati, Ohio; Kentucky, Indiana, Texas, West Virginia and Tennessee. Our clients include taxing authorities, banks, credit unions, savings and loans, finance companies, department stores, credit card companies, medical organizations, landlords, commercial businesses, collection agencies, insurance companies, education facilities, utility companies, law firms, manufacturers, oil companies.

AG Paxton: Fellowship Applications Accepted Through Oct. 1

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton announced today the Office of Attorney General is accepting applications for three paid law fellowships, including two newly named in honor of Gregory S. Coleman, the first solicitor general of Texas. The application period is August 1 through Oct. 1, 2017, for one-year fellowships that begin in the fall of 2018. Applications are open exclusively to military veterans for the first 48 hours of the job postings.

Fellows will work in the Austin offices of the solicitor general or in civil litigation. The Coleman fellows will work closely with lawyers in representing Texas’ interests before state or federal appellate courts. Duties will include drafting briefs, preparing oral arguments and helping on legal cases involving state agencies. The civil litigation fellow will coordinate legal activities, research and draft legal documents, and assist the agency’s attorneys in representing the state’s interest in litigation, among other duties.  

To be eligible for a fellowship, candidates must be rising 3Ls or graduates of accredited law schools and have excellent academic records. The typical candidate comes to the fellowship immediately after graduating from law school or after the completion of a judicial clerkship.

Fellowship applications must include a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript. Those selected for an interview will be asked to provide a writing sample and to complete an official state of Texas job application. 

To view a job description and application for the Coleman Fellowships, visit http://bit.ly/2uUIKBd

You can get more information and an application for the civil litigation fellowship at http://bit.ly/2f5s5r4.

Director of the Office of Career Services
Deadline to apply: August 18, 2017
Click the following link for more information: https://smu.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=DED00000031&tz=GMT-05%3A00

Insurance Coverage and Litigation Associate

Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP seeks Insurance Coverage & Litigation Associate in the Dallas office. This position principally involves handling litigation matters, including the direct defense and advising of insurance companies in context of both liability and property insurance claims.  Candidates should have a working knowledge of state and federal civil procedure as well as experience with depositions, hearings, and evaluating insurance coverage issues. Excellent advocacy and writing skills are a must.  Candidates with 4 – 8 years’ experience preferred. Send resume and cover letter to: employment@thompsoncoe.com.

Labor and Employment Associate

Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP seeks a 3-5 year Labor & Employment Associate for its Dallas office.   This position principally involves handling all employment-related matters, including compliance with federal, state and local laws regulating employment.   Our practice involves administrative, arbitration, and trial and appellate litigation, representing management in discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, workers’ compensation retaliation, civil rights, employment related tort claims, trade secret/breach of fiduciary duty, “whistleblower” and other employment-related claims, enforcement of and defense against covenants not to compete, and class actions, representative actions for unpaid overtime under the FLSA, and other multiple-plaintiff lawsuits.   Candidates should have working knowledge of representing employers before many federal, state and local administrative agencies, and various local fair employment practices agencies.   Excellent advocacy and writing skills are a must.  Send resumes to:   employment@thompsoncoe.com

 Complex Commercial Litigation Staff Attorney

The Dallas office of McGuireWoods seeks a full time, permanent Staff Attorney for the Complex Commercial Litigation Department. Qualified candidates will have 3+ years of experience in commercial litigation, preferably involving mortgage-related disputes. Texas bar is required. Candidate must have strong academic credentials, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, be well-organized (responsible for handling a large volume of cases), and have good negotiation skills. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: At this time, McGuireWoods will not be accepting applicants submitted through search firms or headhunters for this position. All qualified candidates must submit their own applications for consideration.

Contact: Tamara Fairhurst, tfairhurst@mcguirewoods.com

Fraud Attorney
Social Security Administration, Office of the General Counsel
Multiple Locations, including Dallas and Houston
Closing Date: July 13, 2017
Dallas:  GS-12 $76,903 – $99,977; GS-13 $91,447 – $118,880 GS-14 $108,064 – $140,484

Click the following link for additional information.

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 Labor & Employment Associate

The Dallas office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the Labor & Employment Department. Qualified candidates will have 2-3 years of litigation (preferably employment litigation) experience. The ideal candidate will have experience drafting pleadings, declaration gathering and taking depositions. Candidates must possess strong academic credentials as well as strong organization, writing and communication skills. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and fast growing office. Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.

**If interested, contact Tamara Fairhurst, tfairhurst@mcguirewoods.com

FIFTH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS

TWO STAFF ATTORNEYS

Closing Date:   Open Until Filled                                                       Salary: Up to $70,000

Responsible for legal research and analysis, preparation of legal memoranda, and assistance with the preparation of complex civil and criminal opinions. Superior academic credentials and writing ability.  Excellent analytical and research skills.  Disciplined work ethic.  Licensed Texas Attorney with at least six years of legal experience.  Please submit a State of Texas job application, resume, academic transcript, and writing sample to Gayle Humpa, 600 Commerce, STE 200, Dallas, TX  75202.   Please call for salary and reasonable work place accommodations. 214-712-3434 EOE/AA 

 FIFTH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS

 PART-TIME  STAFF ATTORNEY

Salary: $33,750 – up to $35,000                                             Closing Date:   Open Until Filled

Responsible to work with one Justice doing legal research, analysis of legal issues, preparation of legal memoranda, and assisting with the preparation of complex civil and criminal opinions. Superior academic credentials and writing ability.  Excellent analytical and research skills.  A disciplined work ethic.  Licensed Texas Attorney with minimum of six years of legal experience preferably appellate.  Flexible work schedule.  Excellent benefits.  Please submit a State of Texas job application, resume, academic transcript, and writing sample to Gayle Humpa, 600 Commerce Street, STE 200, Dallas, TX 75202.  Military Occupational Specialty Codes 27A & 250X. Please call for reasonable work place accommodations. 214-712-3434 EOE/AA

State Bar of Texas

Executive Director

Austin, TX

The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the State Bar of Texas. The State Bar of Texas, an administrative agency of the Texas Supreme Court, is a mandatory state bar with over 100,000 members, a staff of 261 and an annual budget in excess of $48M. The Executive Director executes the policies and directives of the 59-member Board of Directors of the State Bar.

Minimum Qualifications:  The following are required of the successful applicant: a law degree from an ABA accredited law school and an active law license in good standing.  Executive and administrative ability with knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to state agencies and attorney membership organizations. Demonstrated skill in dealing with matters of a sensitive, confidential and/or political nature. The position requires extensive travel both in and out of state.

Salary commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits. Visit TexasBar.com for a full position description, and list of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Indications of interest, inquiries, resumes, and nominations should be emailed to Barbara Mendel Mayden, of Young Mayden LLC, at bmayden@youngmayden.com.

The State Bar of Texas is an equal opportunity employer.

Attorney – Conviction Integrity – Criminal District Attorney’s Office (Tarrant County)

TARRANT COUNTY is seeking applicants for a Conviction Integrity Attorney.  Salary: $2,557.30 – $3,781.22 Biweekly
To apply:

http://www.tarrantcounty.com/en/human-resources/employment-opportunities/all-applicants.html?linklocation=supermenu&linkname=All%20Applicants

 DeHay & Elliston, LLP is seeking applicants for a litigation associate position in the Dallas office. The associate will assist with written discovery, draft pleadings and motions, and take depositions. Some out-of-state travel is required. Applicants must be licensed in Texas or Illinois. One to four years of relevant experience is preferred, but applicants with other experience levels will be considered. To be considered for the position, please e-mail your résumé to resumes@dehay.com.

Legal Secretary/AssistantLaw Office of Michael Lowe – Dallas, TX 75201

$35,000 – $42,000 a year

Board Certified Criminal Defense lawyer with 18 years experience in downtown Dallas seeks an assistant. Michael Lowe is a well known and respected criminal defense lawyer handling Federal and State matters throughout Texas. Mr. Lowe has a position open for a legal secretary who can also handle phone calls. Mr. Lowe prefers a Spanish speaking assistant, but Spanish is not required. Work experience is helpful. The applicant must be able to demonstrate a willingness to learn and an interest in helping those accused. A background check will be done.

Job Type: Full-time, Salary: $35,000.00 to $42,000.00 /year, Job Location: Dallas, TX 75201

Required education: High school or equivalent, Required experience: Legal Secretary: 1 year and required language: Spanish

IP Litigation Attorney with Toyota

Toyota’s Business Litigation Department is looking for a passionate and highly-motivated IP Litigation Attorney. This Attorney will be part of the Business Litigation Group, which handles complex business litigation, including class actions, commercial litigation and arbitrations, intellectual property litigation, government investigations and regulatory matters. This position will report to the Corporate Manager – Assistant General Counsel for Business Litigation.  Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, the person in this role will support the Business Litigation department’s objective to partner closely with the business to achieve TMNA business objectives in a manner that balances legal and business risks and helps preserve brand and reputation

Click the following link for more information and application instructions

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CAPDS Forensic Project Staff Attorney

Click the following link for information about the position and application process.

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The Law Offices of Houston M. Smith, P.C., a small firm in downtown Terrell, TX, is seeking a highly motivated personal injury litigation attorney. Must have some first chair experience trying jury trial cases to verdict. Qualified candidates will be licensed in Texas for a minimum of 3 years, be technologically savvy, have exceptional analytical, oral and writing skills and have experience taking/defending depositions and drafting/arguing complex dispositive motions. Must be able to take on an immediate caseload in various stages of litigation and hit the ground running. Please submit your cover letter and resume to hms@houstonmsmith.com.

Managing Counsel, Business Litigation (Market Rep) with Toyota

Click the following link for information about the position and application process.

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If you would like to advertise an employment opportunity, please email President Tramaine Tinner at tramaine_s_2000@yahoo.com.

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