Description of Duties:
Performs advanced legal assistant work, and a variety of complex legal tasks under the general supervision of one or more attorneys. Work involves researching, analyzing, investigating, and drafting legal documents, including requests for and responses to discovery, assisting attorneys with successful case management, maintaining the calendar, docketing of formal hearings, and all associated deadlines. See the detailed job description of the Legal Asst II essential functions of the position. See the detailed job description of the Legal Asst III essential functions of the position.
General Qualification Requirements:
Experience and Training:
Thorough knowledge and understanding of proper office procedures and techniques. Must have considerable knowledge of legal terminology, research methods and techniques. Must have a minimum of two year’s experience as a legal assistant. Must have a minimum of four year’s experience in the use of personal computers and various software.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in law or related field. Certification as a legal assistant/paralegal may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.
Good communication skills, capable of independent work, the ability to make decisions maintain confidentiality.
Please go to agency website at www.bon.texas.gov for a job description. The state job application is available at the Work In Texas Job Bank www.WorkInTexas.com. Applications are accepted via email or regular mail to the addresses above. Selected applicants will be notified as to further instructions regarding interviews. If an accommodation is needed, please call Mark Majek at (512)305-6801 (Voice), (512)305-7401 (FAX) or 1-800-RELAY-TX (TDD).
The BON will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.