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Domestic Relations Office jobs

Website El Paso County

Job Description:

The Attorney/Trial Attorney under close supervision, and depending on area of assignment: provides general counsel for various County Offices and staff; prosecutes criminal, civil and family law cases; represents, defends, and advocates for clients accused of a crime; reviews family case law for legal sufficiency and litigates family law enforcement cases. May include appellate work in any or all of these areas.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists with managing the career development and performance of staff assigned;
  • Assigns projects on areas of responsibility; and reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures;
  • As directed supervises department employees, including assigning and reviewing work, training, providing input or preparing performance evaluations, and making recommendations on hiring, terminating, and disciplining personnel;
  • Analyzes records; completes missing data; updates report; completes detailed criminal history information and summarizes information for reports.
  • Meets with management staff to identify and resolve problems;
  • Conducts technical document analysis under strict timeframes and completes accurate and thorough reports for the courts and relevant attorneys.
  • Motivates and works with employees to correct deficiencies;
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates, through subordinate-level staff, the department work plan;
  • Works 24/7 rotating shifts as scheduled, including days, swings and graves; conducts pre-release interviews, criminal histories, risk assessments, and indigence eligibility assessments for qualified defendants; works holidays and weekends as assigned;
  • Assists with developing internal policies and procedures;
  • Interviews individuals and collects information from collateral sources to determine eligibility; completes interview forms and documents; enters information into the county databases; evaluates client eligibility for services; makes appropriate referrals; completes all necessary paperwork, interviews and forwards them for consideration and implementation; notifies appropriate stakeholders of status;

Job Requirements:

  • Must have and maintain a license to practice law in the State of Texas and be in good standing with the State Bar of Texas.
  • Must have or obtain by date of hire a valid driver’s license applicable to job responsibilities, with a driving record acceptable to the County of El Paso.

Job Details:

Company: El Paso County

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: El Paso, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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