TRAVIS COUNTY Attorney I-IV (Level Depends on Qualifications) in AUSTIN, Texas

JOB SUMMARY: Practices civil or criminal law for Texas County or District government. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs legal research. Searches resources and studies legal records and documents to obtain information applicable to case or issue under consideration. Drafts briefs, motions, orders, subpoenas, contracts and other legal documents, as well as correspondence and reports. Performs discovery in cases. Oversees the creation and issuance of legal documents, including subpoenas, motions, orders, writs, warrants, contracts, official policies and other related documents. Prepares cases for trial. Collects, organizes and prepares evidence, information and other legal materials. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education and Experience: Attorney I: J.D./LL.B. from an accredited law school. Attorney II: J.D./LL.B. from an accredited law school and law school and 18 months licensed attorney work experience. Attorney III: J.D./LL.B. from an accredited law school and law school and 3 years licensed attorney work experience. Attorney IV: J.D./LL.B. from an accredited law school and law school and 4 years licensed attorney work experience. Licenses, Registrations, Certifications, or Special Requirements: Licensed to practice law in the State of Texas. Preferred: Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred. WORK ENVIRONMENT & OTHER INFORMATION: Physical requirements include the ability to lift/carry up to 25 pounds occasionally, visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer and office equipment. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, repetitive motion, reaching, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pushing, pulling, balancing, client/customer contact, squatting to perform the essential functions. This job description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position. Work Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Monday through Friday Department: Juvenile Public Defender Criminal, Education and Employment Background Check Required