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Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of 37th Annual Juvenile Law Conference 2024

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Assistant Juvenile Public Defender
Harris County Public Defender's Office
See attached link for duties and description
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Associate Attorney
Connolly Schneider Shireman LLP
Boutique Upper Kirby Houston Family, CPS, Juvenile and Appellate specialist law firm is expanding and is seeking an Associate Attorney.

Qualifications

Associate Attorney with 3+ years of trial and mediation experience in Texas Family Code related law
Should have a solid understanding of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure
Must be experienced in family law; CPS defense and appellate experience is a plus.
Excellent analytical and organizational skills
Strong and effective oral and written communication

Responsibilities

Maintain client contact, providing timely updates
Extensive experience with billing
Be responsible for the development and maintenance of their own client base Proactively and efficiently manage cases and own docket
Outstanding ability to document case progress
Analyze client documents and document production
Draft, edit, and review pleadings, Temporary Orders, Decrees, and other legal documents.
Meet with mentoring attorneys to regularly share information and define strategy.
Efficiently conduct hearings and jury and non-jury trials
Participate in marketing activities to promote the Firm and professional development
Practice in accordance with the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct and consistent with office standards of practice

Benefits

Connolly Schneider Shireman, LLP highlights professional growth and offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, with opportunities for advancement.
Competitive salary commensurate with the market
Bonus opportunities
Collaborative team environment
Generous medical insurance package and 401(k) retirement plan

Link: None
Director JustSentencing
Lone Star Justice Alliance
DIRECTOR OF JUSTSENTENCING
The Lone Star Justice Alliance (LSJA) is seeking an experienced attorney with litigation experience to direct its growing legal staff. The perfect candidate is a change-maker who is interested in leading the field of criminal and juvenile justice reform in Texas and will be highly motivated, hard-working, and embrace LSJA’s mission and program goals enthusiastically.

Qualifications
Passion for social justice, criminal justice, and community-oriented work required;
J.D. degree required; licensed attorney, active and in good standing, in Texas – or able to become licensed quickly;
At least 8 years of experience representing clients in criminal and/or civil legal matters;
Compensation & Benefits
This is an in-person position, with office available in Dallas, Austin, or potentially Houston (preference Austin). Salary range for this position is $90,000-$110,000.
LSJA offers a comprehensive employee benefits program, including:
Option to enroll in a 100% employer paid premium, major medical policy as well as, 100% employer paid dental/vision/ life insurance policy;
Employer-paid long term disability insurance and group life insurance; 401k.
Link: None
Felony Public Defender
Hill Country Regional Public Defender Office
The newly created Hill Country Regional Public Defender Office (HCRPDO) is seeking a Felony Public
Defender, to be located in the Kerrville or Hondo Office. The HCRPDO represents persons who are not
financially able to hire legal counsel in Kerr, Gillespie, Kendall, Bandera and Medina Counties primarily
for those facing felony criminal charges. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning on
January 4, 2021. Compensation includes an annual salary ranging from $85,000 to $100,000,
depending upon experience, plus benefits of employment with Medina County including health care
and retirement.
This position provides a full range of legal services to indigent defendants in the assigned felony,
juvenile and misdemeanor courts. The primary responsibility is to handle felony cases.
Additional responsibilities to assist in mental health dockets, misdemeanor cases, juvenile cases, trial
preparation and trials, and appeals as directed.
Link: https://www.medinacountytexas.org/upload/page/6816/Felony%20PD.pdf
Misdemeanor Public Defender
Hill Country Regional Public Defender Office
The Hill County Regional Public Defender Office Misdemeanor Public Defender represents persons who
are not financially able to hire legal counsel in Kerr, Gillespie, Kendall, Bandera and Medina Counties
primarily for those facing misdemeanor criminal charges.
This position provides a full range of legal services to indigent defendants in the assigned misdemeanor
court as well as assist in the daily operation of the Public Defender Office. The Misdemeanor Public
Defender primary responsibility is to handle the misdemeanor case load. Additional responsibilities will
be assisting in juvenile cases, mental health dockets, and assisting felony defenders in felony trial
preparation, trials and consulting with clients and witnesses, and appeals as directed.

Link: https://www.medinacountytexas.org/upload/page/6816/MisdemeanorDefender.pdf
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