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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Assists Members in administrative investigations and hearings, disciplinary and grievance matters, Criminal, Civil and other labor/employment cases.
Gathers evidence in administrative discipline, civil, criminal, and other cases to formulate defense or to initiate legal action. Conducts research, interviews clients, and witnesses and handles other details in preparation for trial or hearing.
Prepares APPEALS, legal briefs, develops strategy, arguments and testimony in preparation for presentation of case. Files legal documents with court clerk.
Represents client in court, and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government. Interprets laws, rulings, and regulations for individual members and local associations. Drafts and/or reviews legal documents.
Assists Members in the preparation, review and signing of Will documents.
Advises local associations concerning transactions of business involving internal affairs, directors, officers and corporate relations with general public.
Respond to Critical Incidents by appropriate CIRT protocols. Serves on rotating basis for critical incident "on call" duties.
Travel to other regions in Texas to represent members or other interests of CLEAT, as needed or as directed by supervisory personnel.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Juris doctorate from an accredited law school. 3 years’ experience preferred for this position.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints, in person, or hearings. Ability to make persuasive arguments and articulate on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, governmental bodies, arbitrators, and/or courts of law.
The ability to apply principles of logical and deductive reasoning skills necessary for creative thinking and strategic problem solving.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Juris doctorate from an accredited law school. Current bar license from State Bar of Texas. A valid Texas driver’s license, to operate a motor vehicle currently registered and inspected.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to speak and listen in order to effectively communicate. The employee is frequently required to sit for hours at a time. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
Operate a motor vehicle in many different weather conditions and, environments as well as drive day or night.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some travel required; some overnight stay required on CLEAT business to include cases that are not local, arbitrations, court cases and continuing legal education.
Office environment is 1-3 attorneys, and possibly others. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of Zoom, TEAMS, Outlook, Word, and TxDocs/Prodoc, and Westlaw and/or LexisNexis as well as other word processing software. Proficient in using the CLEAT on-line membership database to confirm membership benefits.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: Starting From $72,000.00 per year Benefits
25 - 50
$5M - $10M
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