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SMU Federal Taxpayers Clinic Director

The SMU Dedman School of Law is seeking a Director for its Federal Taxpayers Clinic and Tax LL.M. program. The Federal Taxpayer’s Clinic is an academic program and an important part of the clinical program and tax curriculum. The initial contract term is one year, renewable for additional one to three year terms.

For more information, click here: Director- Federal Taxpayers Clinic and Tax LLM Program

 Civil Rights and Liberties Litigation Attorneys

 

The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas is expanding its legal department.  We are seeking passionate, effective, and experienced attorneys to develop and bring cutting-edge, impact litigation to combat the most pressing civil rights and liberties issues affecting Texans today.

The job posting is available online at https://www.aclutx.org/en/jobs/civil-rights-and-liberties-litigation-attorneys.

 

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 Karen.young1@oag.texas.gov.

 ACLU of Texas Hiring

The job posting is available online at https://www.aclutx.org/en/jobs/civil-rights-and-liberties-litigation-attorneys.

 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

 

 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

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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/Assistant Law 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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