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Title : Family Attorney

Location : Texas - Dallas
Refer to Job # JYDN804843

Family Attorney The candidate will manage a family law caseload and provide direct supervision to a paralegal. Monitor open cases for activity. Review open and closed cases for proper recordkeeping and file maintenance. File petitions, answers, and counterpetitions. Mediate. Work on Pre-trial Discovery. Takes deposition testimony. File post-judgment motions, bills of review, and appeals. Conduct hearings, trials before the court, and jury trials. Conduct regular reviews of open cases. Provide co-counseling assistance to other attorneys of the Family Department. Participate in departmental meetings. Establish and maintain positive relationships with clients, other attorneys, court employees, and judicial officers. Conduct employee performance evaluation and handle corrective action or disciplinary issues with the assistance of the Supervising Attorney, Family Department, and the Chief Legal Officer. Perform other duties which may from time to time be assigned by the Supervising Attorney, Family Department, or the Chief Legal Officer. The candidate should be licensed to practice law in Texas. Must have 1+ years of relevant legal experience. Family law board certification is preferred. Guardian Ad Litem certification is preferred. Should have demonstrated trial and advocacy skills with litigation experience. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills; ability to think and plan strategically; ability to have a flexible work schedule.

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