Website El Paso County
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.
- 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;
- 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.
Company: El Paso County
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Others
Job Location: El Paso, TX, US
Application Deadline: N/A