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Job Opportunities

 

Texas Legal Services Center, Inc. is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage people, including but not limited to: veterans, women, persons of color, LGBTQ individuals, persons with disabilities, and persons from other groups to apply.

 

Parenting Order Legal Line ─ Managing Attorney

 

The POLL Managing Attorney is expected to fulfill the mission of Texas Legal Services Center by drafting and revising legal documents, advising clients as to legal rights, providing legal services, settlement negotiation, advice, and other helpful information by telephone and in-person.  The Managing Attorney is responsible for her/his caseload, making relevant referrals to network partners and coordinating and supervising various program activities, and program reporting.

 

Minimum Job Qualifications

J.D. Degree and licensure by the Supreme Court of Texas with 7 years family law experience.  The requirement of at least 7 years of experience in family law as a licensed attorney can be waived in instances in which the candidate demonstrates superior ability to apply family law to the needs of clients, and demonstrates expertise and successful record of mediation and/or settlement negotiation, preferably in contested family law cases.

 

Essential Job Activities

  • Provide high quality legal assistance to eligible clients and client organizations.
  • Provide support and leadership to local legal aid providers in a responsive and professional manner.
  • Develop, participate, and oversee specialized training programs as requested.
  • Participate in task forces and meetings with program staff to receive input and to provide support.
  • Identify and publish self-help publications on laws that impact families.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of the law and legal system.
  • Comply with all regulations, grant requirements, and internal operating and personnel policies.
  • Ensure that all client, project, and computer files are maintained in an orderly manner.
  • Maintain the highest ethical and professional standards as a member of the State Bar and the ABA Standards for Civil Legal Services Providers and stay current with changes to the law.
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism when working with other TLSC staff, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public.
  • Embrace and support TLSC’s overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements.
  • Ensure that all appointments and deadlines are calendared and timely executed with sufficient time dedicated for management approval of legal documents.
  • Perform other client advocacy and state support duties as assigned by Senior Management.
  • Recruit, support, and evaluate assigned TLSC legal and support staff.
  • Assist in the development of grants and provide financial and program reporting as requested

 

Other Requirements

  • Mentor and motivate staff by providing leadership, strategic thinking, team building, and proven ability to make tough decisions.
  • Proven experience managing people.
  • Actively participate in TLSC leadership team.
  • Ability to travel to attend and conduct training and outreach activities.
  • Must be familiar with the child support system, access and visitation, conservatorship and the rights and duties and responsibilities of a parent, and settlement negotiation and mediation.

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This work is professional and requires regularity for the following physical activities:

  • Occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, and good hand to finger dexterity, handling, and feeling; frequent repetitive motions;
  • Operate computer screens and keyboards for extended periods of time;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very quiet;
  • Ability to read and write in English and to communicate by telephone; and
  • Occasional lifting (up to 10 lbs.) of files, supplies, and office equipment.

 

Note

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position.  These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position.  This position is FLSA exempt.  Employment with TLSC is on an “at will” basis and may be terminated by the employer or employee at anytime with notice.  A high level of organizational and project management skills are required for this position.

 

 

Consulting Attorney – First Amendment Protection and Support Project

 

This position is responsible for the development of all deliverables related to the First Amendment Protection and Support Project.

 

The First Amendment Protection and Support Project (FAPSP) involves developing a complete suite of legal information, forms and instructions to assist Texans who are harassed and/or bullied in the legal system, simply for exercising their first amendment rights.

 

This position is available through grant funding and is a fee for services agreement. The term is for the time needed to complete the deliverables.

 

The term to complete the project and the fee are negotiable.

 

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • J.D. Degree and licensure by the Supreme Court of Texas.
  • Experience with legal research and writing
  • At least 2 years of experience with Defamation, Tortious Interference with Business Relations, Libel and other related causes of action.

 

Preferred Job Qualifications

Experience and familiarity with Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation and the Texas Citizen’s Participation Act.

 

Main Job Deliverables

Plan, develop, revise, and produce the following publications, instructions, and forms covering the following subjects. Please note the list below is not exhaustive.

  • Texas Citizen’s Participation Act (including information on the progression of relevant case law)
  • First Amendment to the United States Constitution
  • Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (“SLAPP”)
    • What is and is not a SLAPP (Identifying a SLAPP )
    • How SLAPPs work
    • SLAPPs and attorney fees
    • SLAPPs and responding
    • SLAPPs and discovery in Texas
  • Responding to a Subpoena
  • Avoiding a SLAPP
  • Drafting a Reply Brief


Essential Job Activities

  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing (Please note, that the writing will need to be done with the end user, “non-attorneys” in mind)

 

Key Competencies

  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Decision-Making
  • Communication Skills

 

Other Requirements

This work is professional and requires the following physical activities.

  • Sitting for long periods of time, occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, and good finger dexterity and feeling; frequent and repetitive motions.
  • Occasional lifting of files, supplies, and office equipment.
  • Ability to type with speed and accuracy and to utilize office software and case management systems.

 

Note

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position. These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees of this position. This position is FLSA exempt.

 

 

Transactional Legal Assistance Staff Attorney

 

Transactional Legal Assistance Staff Attorneys are expected to fulfill the mission of Texas Legal Services Center by providing limited scope legal assistance including counsel and advice and form completion to meet certain basic civil legal needs of low-income individuals. The Staff Attorney is responsible for the Staff Attorney's own caseload, conducting outreach, and providing assistance as needed for the program as a whole.

 

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • J.D. Degree
  • Licensure by the Supreme Court of Texas for two or more years
  • Recent operational experience in obtaining Occupational Licenses ("Essential Need Licenses") for clients within the past two years. This includes drafting and filing of petitions to obtain Court orders to submit to the Department of Public Safety to ultimately issue the Occupational Licenses, as well as appearing in court on behalf of clients for the related matter.
  • Record of consistent compliance with office procedures.
  • Record of consistent professionalism and courtesy at the highest level when communicating (verbally and via email) and when working with other TLSC staff, clients, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public.

 

Essential Job Activities

  • Offer high quality legal assistance to eligible clients.
  • Instruct clients on how to complete legal tasks.
  • Conduct the legal research and factual investigation needed to adequately perform the tasks undertaken on behalf of clients.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of the law and legal system.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with TLSC’s case management system, Adobe and Microsoft Office products and social media tools and the ability to learn new technologies to carry out job functions.
  • Follow TLSC policy and procedures when conducting intake and assisting callers and clients with legal assistance and advice.
  • Comply with all regulations, grant requirements, and internal operating and personnel policies.
  • Ensure that all client, project, and computer files are maintained in an orderly manner.
  • Demonstrate consistent ability to comply with office procedures.
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards as a member of the State Bar and the ABA Standards for Civil Legal Services Providers and stay current with changes to the law.
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism and courtesy when communicating (verbally and via email) and when working with other TLSC staff, clients, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public.
  • Embrace and support TLSC's overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements.
  • Ensure that all Transactional Legal Assistance appointments and deadlines are calendared and timely executed with sufficient time dedicated for management approval of legal documents.
  • Perform other client advocacy and state support duties as assigned by the managing attorney or senior management.
  • Transactional  Legal Assistance Staff Attorneys will be evaluated on their legal skills, their ability to serve clients in a professional, respectful manner, and their productivity levels.
  • Work is reviewed by the Managing Attorney, who will regularly conduct case reviews. The Transactional Legal Assistance Staff Attorney is expected to work with the Managing Attorney to correct any legal or intake problems

 

Other Requirements

This work is professional and requires the following physical activities unless a reasonable accommodation is needed:

  • Sitting for long periods of time, occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, and good finger dexterity and feeling; frequent repetitive motions
  • Occasional lifting of files, supplies, and office equipment.
  • Ability to type with speed and accuracy and to utilize office software and case management systems.

 

Note

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position. These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position. This position is FLSA exempt. Employment with TLSC is on an “at will" basis and may be terminated by the employer or employee at any time with notice. This position requires a high level of organizational and project management skills.

 

TLSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by law. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

 

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to: hr@TLSC.org with the words "TLA Staff Attorney" in the subject line. Also, include a completed job application form available at www.TLSC.org.

 

 

Virtual Self-Help Center Staff Attorney

 

Texas Legal Services Center (TLSC) is currently seeking energetic, adaptable, organized, and client-centered lawyers to help start up a new project assisting low-income Texans navigate their legal issues. TLSC’s new Virtual Self-Help Center (VSHC) will provide virtual real-time legal assistance to low-income Texans, assist clients with drafting and filing court documents, and conduct virtual legal clinics in rural areas throughout the state. These are full-time positions.

 

Minimum Job Qualifications

J.D. Degree and licensure by the Supreme Court of Texas.

 

Job Activities

  • In real-time, assist clients navigate the Texas Law Help website
  • Assist clients in drafting and filing legal documents through e-filing, and communicate with opposing parties on behalf of the client to resolve the client’s legal issue
  • Work with other TLSC projects, as well as outside organizations, to provide clients with quality legal assistance
  • Work with rural county law libraries to facilitate monthly virtual legal clinics
  • Strive to provide the highest quality legal assistance to eligible clients
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of the law and legal system, especially in areas that impact family law
  • Respond to clients' questions in a patient, compassionate, culturally sensitive and trauma-informed manner
  • Conduct an intake interview according to TLSC policy, confirm the eligibility for services, and check for conflicts of interest
  • Explain the limited nature of legal services that can be offered
  • Analyze the legal problems, and provide proper referrals, if necessary
  • Conduct the legal research and factual investigation needed to adequately perform the tasks undertaken on behalf of the client
  • Demonstrate proficiency with TLSC’s case management system, Adobe and Microsoft Office products and social media tools and have the ability to learn new technologies to carry out job functions

 

Successful Candidate Will:

  • Maintain the highest ethical and professional standards as a member of the State Bar and stay current with updates and changes to the law.  Adhere to the ABA Standards for Civil Legal Services Providers.
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism when working with other TLSC staff, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public.
  • Embrace and support TLSC’s overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director, Deputy Director, Associate Director and the SHC Managing Attorney.

 

Other Requirements

This work is professional and requires the following physical activities (reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions):

 

  • Sitting for long periods of time, occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, and good finger dexterity and feeling; frequent repetitive motions
  • Occasional lifting of files, supplies, and office equipment.

 

Please send a cover letter and resume to Scott Constantine, Virtual Self-Help Center Managing Attorney at sconstantine@tlsc.org.

 

Note

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position.  These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position.  This position is FLSA exempt.  A high level of organizational and project management skills are required for this position.

 

 

Parenting Order Legal Line (POLL) Staff Attorney

 

Texas Legal Services Center is looking for a friendly, adaptable, self-motivated, experienced Family Law Attorney to join our Parenting Order Legal Line (POLL). Since the program’s inception 7 years ago, POLL attorneys have helped thousands of non-custodial parents increase the amount of parenting time they have with their children. POLL Staff Attorneys assist their clients by educating and coaching them through the modification and enforcement process, drafting legal documents on their behalf, and conducting settlement negotiations. We are looking for someone to work with us part time, for a minimum of 20 hours a week.

 

Job Summary

The mission of the Parenting Order Legal Line (POLL) at Texas Legal Services Center is to ensure that non-custodial parents enjoy all the rights given to them under their Standard Possession Order, and increase the time they spend with their children. The legal representation of clients is done over the phone. Staff attorneys are responsible for her/his caseload, making relevant referrals, and coordinating various program activities.

 

Minimum Job Qualifications

J.D. Degree and licensure by the Supreme Court of Texas with three (3) years family law experience.  The requirement of at least 3 years of experience in family law as a licensed attorney can be waived with proof of a superior ability to apply family law to the needs of clients, and demonstrated expertise and a successful record of mediation and/or settlement negotiation, preferably in contested family law cases.

 

  • The POLL Attorney is responsible for the direct services component of the Parenting Order Legal Line program.
  • Respond to the caller’s family law questions in a patient, compassionate, culturally sensitive and trauma-informed manner.
  • Conduct an intake interview, confirm the caller’s eligibility for services, and check for conflicts of interest.
  • Explain the limited nature of legal services that can be offered to hotline callers.
  • Analyze the caller’s legal problem, and advise the caller over the phone, or refer the caller to an appropriate agency.
  • Write or phone opposing parties on behalf of the client to resolve the client’s problem, or assist the client in drafting simple pleadings, and instruct client on how to complete legal tasks.
  • Conduct the legal research and factual investigation needed to adequately perform the tasks undertaken on behalf of the caller.
  • Provide high quality legal assistance to eligible clients and client organizations.
  • Comply with all regulations, grant requirements, and internal operating and personnel policies.
  • Ensure that all client, project, and computer files are maintained in an orderly manner.
  • Maintain the highest ethical and professional standards as a member of the State Bar and stay current with updates and changes to the law.  Adhere to the ABA Standards for Civil Legal Services Providers.
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism when working with other TLSC staff, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public.
  • Embrace and support TLSC’s overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements.
  • Ensure that all appointments and deadlines are calendared and timely executed with sufficient time dedicated for management approval of legal documents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Senior Management and the POLL Managing Attorney.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with relevant parts of family law, including conservatorship, access, child support, enforcement of court orders and judgments, negotiation and medication.
  • Ability to type with speed and accuracy and to utilize office software and case management systems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with TLSC’s case management system, Adobe and Microsoft Office products and social media tools and the ability to learn new technologies to carry out job functions.
  • Promptly provide all information needed/requested for TLSC/POLL reporting.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities may include training, planning, assigning and directing the work of others (paralegals, support staff, volunteers and interns)
  • The attorney is expected to follow TLSC policy and procedures when conducting intake and assisting callers, and to stay current with all changes to family law.
  • POLL attorneys will be evaluated on their legal skills, their ability to serve clients in a professional, respectful manner, and their productivity levels.
  • The POLL attorney’s work is reviewed by the Managing Attorney, who will regularly conduct case reviews.  The POLL Attorney is expected to work with the Managing Attorney to correct any legal or intake problems.

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This work is professional and requires regularity for the following physical activities:

 

  • Occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, and good hand to finger dexterity, handling, and feeling; frequent repetitive motions;
  • Operate computer screens and keyboards for extended periods of time;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very quiet;
  • Ability to read and write in English and to communicate by telephone; and
  • Occasional lifting (up to 10 lbs.) of files, supplies, and office equipment.

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Please send email and cover letter to Scott Constantine, POLL Managing Attorney – at sconstantine@tlsc.org.

 

 

Impact Litigation Staff Attorney

 

The Impact Litigation Staff Attorney will provide civil legal representation to low-income individuals in Texas. The Staff Attorney is responsible for the attorney's own caseload and reports to the Impact Litigation Managing Attorney.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • J.D. degree and licensure by the Supreme Court of Texas.
  • Readiness to litigate in at least one of the following areas: Public Benefits, Family Law, Consumer Law.
  • Record of consistent observance of office procedures.
  • Record of consistent professionalism and courtesy at the highest level when communicating (verbally and via email) and when working with other office staff, clients, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public.

 

Essential Job Duties

  • Spot issues that, if favorably resolved, will improve the lives of many low-income individuals or that will lead to systemic improvements in services to low-income individuals.
  • Provide high quality legal assistance to eligible clients.
  • Execute intake interviews, confirm eligibility for services and check for conflicts of interest.
  • Analyze legal problems, and conduct legal research and factual investigation as needed to perform the tasks undertaken on behalf of eligible clients.
  • Communicate with third parties on behalf of clients to resolve legal problems.
  • Prepare for, attend, and conduct hearings and trials.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of the law and legal system, especially in areas that impact low-income individuals.
  • Comply with all regulations, grant requirements, and internal operating and personnel policies.
  • Promptly provide all information needed/requested for TLSC reporting.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with TLSC's case management system, Adobe and Microsoft Office products and social media tools and the ability to learn new technologies to carry out job functions.
  • Embrace and support TLSC's overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements.
  • Ensure that all client, project, and computer files are maintained in an orderly manner.
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards as a member of the State Bar and stay current with updates and changes to the law. Adhere to the ABA Standards for Civil Legal Services Providers.
  • Embrace and support TLSC's overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements.
  • Ensure that all appointments and deadlines are calendared and timely executed with sufficient time dedicated for management approval of legal documents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by senior management and the VLAP Managing Attorney.

 

Other Requirements

This work is professional and requires the following activities unless a reasonable accommodation is needed:

  • Sitting for long periods of time, occasional bending, squatting kneeling, and good finger dexterity and feeling; frequent repetitive motions
  • Occasional lifting of files, supplies, and office equipment.
  • Ability to type with speed and accuracy and to utilize office software and case management  systems.

 

Note

This position requires a minimum of 40 hours per week of service.

FLSA Status: Full-time, Salaried, Exempt

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Reports to: Impact Litigation Managing Attorney

Days and Hours of Work: Work is during normal business hours. Hours may vary to meet program needs as determined by the Managing Attorney.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position. These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position. The position is FLSA exempt.

 

 

Parenting Order Legal Line (POLL)

Staff Attorney (Part-Time)

 

Texas Legal Services Center is looking for a friendly, adaptable, self-motivated, experienced Family Law Attorney to join our Parenting Order Legal Line (POLL). Since the program’s inception 7 years ago, POLL attorneys have helped thousands of non-custodial parents increase the amount of parenting time they have with their children. POLL Staff Attorneys assist their clients by educating and coaching them through the modification and enforcement process, drafting legal documents on their behalf, and conducting settlement negotiations. We are looking for someone to work with us part time, for a minimum of 20 hours a week.

 

The mission of the Parenting Order Legal Line (POLL) at Texas Legal Services Center is to ensure that non-custodial parents enjoy all the rights given to them under their Standard Possession Order, and increase the time they spend with their children. The legal representation of clients is done over the phone. The staff attorney is responsible for her/his caseload, making relevant referrals, and coordinating various program activities.

 

Required Experience/Education

J.D. Degree and licensure by the Supreme Court of Texas with 3 years family law experience.  The requirement of at least 3 years of experience in family law as a licensed attorney can be waived with proof of a superior ability to apply family law to the needs of clients, and demonstrated expertise and a successful record of mediation and/or settlement negotiation, preferably in contested family law cases.

 

Essential Job Duties

The POLL Attorney is responsible for the direct services component of the Parenting Order Legal Line program.

 

  • Respond to the caller’s family law questions in a patient, compassionate, culturally sensitive and trauma-informed manner.
  • Conduct an intake interview, confirm the caller’s eligibility for services, and check for conflicts of interest.
  • Explain the limited nature of legal services that can be offered to hotline callers.
  • Analyze the caller’s legal problem, and advise the caller over the phone, or refer the caller to an appropriate agency.
  • Write or phone opposing parties on behalf of the client to resolve the client’s problem, or assist the client in drafting simple pleadings, and instruct client on how to complete legal tasks.
  • Conduct the legal research and factual investigation needed to adequately perform the tasks undertaken on behalf of the caller.
  • Provide high quality legal assistance to eligible clients and client organizations.
  • Comply with all regulations, grant requirements, and internal operating and personnel policies.
  • Ensure that all client, project, and computer files are maintained in an orderly manner.
  • Maintain the highest ethical and professional standards as a member of the State Bar and stay current with updates and changes to the law.  Adhere to the ABA Standards for Civil Legal Services Providers.
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism when working with other TLSC staff, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public.
  • Embrace and support TLSC’s overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements.
  • Ensure that all appointments and deadlines are calendared and timely executed with sufficient time dedicated for management approval of legal documents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Senior Management and the POLL Managing Attorney.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with relevant parts of family law, including conservatorship, access, child support, enforcement of court orders and judgments, negotiation and medication.
  • Ability to type with speed and accuracy and to utilize office software and case management systems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with TLSC’s case management system, Adobe software, Microsoft Office software, and social media tools and the ability to learn new technologies to carry out job functions.
  • Promptly provide all information needed/requested for TLSC/POLL reporting.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities may include training, planning, assigning and directing the work of others (paralegals, support staff, volunteers and interns)
  • The attorney is expected to follow TLSC policy and procedures when conducting intake and assisting callers, and to stay current with all changes to family law.
  • POLL attorneys will be evaluated on their legal skills, their ability to serve clients in a professional, respectful manner, and their productivity levels.
  • The POLL attorney’s work is reviewed by the Managing Attorney, who will regularly conduct case reviews.  The POLL Attorney is expected to work with the Managing Attorney to correct any legal or intake problems.

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This work is professional and requires regularity for the following physical activities:

 

  • Occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, and good hand to finger dexterity, handling, and feeling; frequent repetitive motions;
  • Operate computer screens and keyboards for extended periods of time;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very quiet;
  • Ability to read and write in English and to communicate by telephone; and
  • Occasional lifting (up to 10 lbs.) of files, supplies, and office equipment.

 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

 

Health Law Staff Attorney (Hourly)

The attorney will be able to issue spot health related concerns; provide advice and counseling, brief services, and more extensive services to clients experiencing a wide range of health law issues; serve as back-up support to full-time attorneys; provide assistance to full-time attorneys on more complex cases involving systemic issues; and conduct case intake as needed.

 

Required Experience/Education

J.D. Degree and licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas with a minimum of 3 years of related health law experience. The requirement of at least 3 years of experience in health law as a licensed attorney can be waived in instances in which the candidate demonstrates superior ability to apply health law to the needs of clients.

 

Experience in providing legal assistance in one or more of the following areas:

  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • The Affordable Care Act
  • Public benefits such as SNAP and TANF
  • CHIP
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Advance Directives

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous Health Law experience
  • Bilingual

 

Essential Job Duties

  • Provide high quality legal assistance to eligible clients and client organizations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of the law and legal system, especially in all areas of poverty law with emphasis in Health Law.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings as scheduled by the Health Law Managing Attorney.
  • Provide support to local legal aid providers in a responsive and professional manner.
  • Ensure that all client, project, and computer files are maintained in an orderly manner.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with case management systems, Adobe software, and Microsoft Office software.
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn new technologies to carry out job functions.
  • Ensure that all appointments and deadlines are calendared and timely executed with sufficient time dedicated for management approval of legal documents.

Other Duties

  • Embrace and support TLSC's overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements.
  • Comply with all regulations, grant requirements, internal operating policies, and personnel policies.
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards as a member of the State Bar and stay current with updates and changes to the law.
  • Adhere to the ABA Standards for Civil Legal Services Providers.
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism when working with other TLSC staff, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director, Deputy Director, Associate Director, and the Health Law Managing Attorney.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This work is professional and regularly requires the following physical activities unless a reasonable accommodation is needed:

 

  • Occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, and good hand to finger dexterity, handling, and feeling; frequent repetitive motions;
  • Operate computer screens and keyboards for extended periods of time;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very quiet;
  • Ability to read and write in English and to communicate by telephone;
  • Occasional lifting (up to 10 lbs.) of files, supplies, and office equipment.

 

Note

Days and Hours of Work:  20 hours per week during normal business hours.

 

Schedule may vary to meet program needs as determined by the Managing Attorney.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position. These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position. This position is FLSA exempt.

 

 

Impact Litigation Staff Attorney (Hourly)

 

The Impact Litigation Staff Attorney (Hourly) will provide civil legal representation to low-income individuals in Texas. The Staff Attorney is responsible for the attorney's own caseload and reports to the Impact Litigation Managing Attorney.

 

Required Experience/Education

  • J.D. degree and licensure by the Supreme Court of Texas for 3 or more years.
  • Experience litigating in one or both of the following areas: Consumer Law, Public Benefits.
  • Record of consistent compliance with office procedures.
  • Record of consistent professionalism and courtesy at the highest level when communicating (verbally and via email) and when working with other office staff, clients, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public.

 

Essential Job Duties

  • Spot issues that, if favorably resolved, will improve the lives of many low-income individuals or that will lead to systemic improvements in services to low-income individuals.
  • Provide high quality legal assistance to eligible clients.
  • Execute intake interviews, confirm eligibility for services, and check for conflicts of interest.
  • Analyze legal problems, conduct legal research, and conduct factual investigation as needed to perform the tasks undertaken on behalf of eligible clients.
  • Communicate with third parties on behalf of clients to resolve legal problems.
  • Prepare for and attend hearings and trials.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of the law and legal system, especially in areas that impact low-income individuals.
  • Comply with all regulations, grant requirements, and internal operating and personnel policies.
  • Promptly provide all information needed/requested for TLSC-reporting.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with TLSC's case management system, Adobe products, Microsoft Office products, and social media tools, and demonstrate the ability to learn new technologies to carry out job functions.
  • Embrace and support TLSC's overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements.
  • Ensure that all client, project, and computer files are maintained in an orderly manner.
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards as a member of the State Bar and stay current with updates and changes to the law.
  • Adhere to the ABA Standards for Civil Legal Services Providers.
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism when working with TLSC staff, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public.
  • Embrace and support TLSC's overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements.
  • Ensure that all appointments and deadlines are calendared and timely executed with sufficient time dedicated for management approval of legal documents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by senior management and the VLAP Managing Attorney

Other Requirements

This work is professional and requires the following activities unless a reasonable accommodation is needed:

  • Sitting for long periods of time, occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, and good finger dexterity and feeling; frequent repetitive motions
  • Occasional lifting of files, supplies, and office equipment.
  • Ability to type with speed and accuracy and to utilize office software and case management
  • systems.

 

Note

Work is during normal business hours. Hours may vary to meet program needs as determined by the Managing

Attorney.

 

This position requires 20 hours per week of service.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position. These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position. The position is FLSA non-exempt.

 

 

Transactional Legal Assistance Staff Attorney

Transactional Legal Assistance Staff Attorneys are expected to fulfill the mission of Texas Legal Services Center by providing limited scope legal assistance, including counsel and advice and form completion, to meet certain basic civil legal needs of low-income individuals. This position will maintain a caseload, conduct outreach, and provide assistance as needed for the program as a whole.

 

Essential Job Activities

  • Offer high quality legal assistance to clients
  • Instruct clients on how to complete legal tasks
  • Conduct legal research and factual investigation needed to adequately perform the tasks undertaken on behalf of clients
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of the law and legal system
  • Demonstrate proficiency with TLSC's case management system, Adobe software, Microsoft Office software, social media tools, and the ability to learn new technologies to carry out job functions
  • Follow TLSC policy and procedures when conducting intake and assisting callers and clients with legal assistance and advice.
  • Comply with all regulations, grant requirements, and internal operating and personnel policies
  • Ensure that all client, project, and computer files are maintained in an orderly manner
  • Demonstrate consistent ability to comply with office procedures
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards as a member of the State Bar and the ABA Standards for Civil Legal Services Providers and stay current with changes to the law
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism and courtesy when communicating (verbally and via email) and when working with other TLSC staff, clients, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public
  • Embrace and support TLSC's overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements
  • Ensure that all Transactional Legal Assistance appointments and deadlines are calendared and timely executed with sufficient time dedicated for management's approval of legal documents.
  • Perform other client advocacy and state support duties as assigned by the managing attorney or senior management
  • Record of consistent professionalism and courtesy at the highest level when communicating (verbally and via email) and when working with other TLSC staff, clients, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public

 

Transactional Legal Assistance Staff Attorneys will be evaluated on their legal skills, their ability to serve clients in a professional, respectful manner, and their  productivity levels.  Work is reviewed by the Managing Attorney, who will regularly conduct case reviews.  The Transactional Legal Assistance Staff Attorney is expected to work with the Managing Attorney to correct any legal or intake problems

 

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • J.D. Degree
  • Licensure by the Supreme Court of Texas for two or more years
  • Recent operational experience in obtaining Occupational Licenses ("Essential Need Licenses") for clients within the past two years. This includes drafting and filing of petitions to obtain Court orders to submit to the Department of Public Safety to ultimately issue the Occupational Licenses, as well as appearing in court on behalf of clients for the related matter
  • Record of consistent compliance with office procedures

 

Note

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position. These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position. This position is FLSA exempt. Employment with TLSC is on an "at will" basis and may be terminated by the employer or employee at any time with notice. This position requires a high level of organizational and project management skills.

 

Days and Hours of Work: Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm., 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., or 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Other hours may be needed as determined by senior management.

 

 

Transactional Legal Assistance Staff Attorney

Transactional Legal Assistance Staff Attorneys are expected to fulfill the mission of Texas Legal Services Center by providing limited scope legal assistance including counsel and advice and form completion to meet certain basic civil legal needs of low-income individuals. The Staff Attorney is responsible for the Staff Attorney's own caseload, conducting outreach, and providing assistance as needed for the program as a whole.

 

Essential Job Activities

  • Offer high quality legal assistance to clients
  • Instruct clients how to complete legal tasks
  • Conduct the legal research and factual investigation needed to adequately perform the tasks undertaken on behalf of clients.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of the law and legal system
  • Demonstrate proficiency with TLSC's case management system, Adobe software, Microsoft Office, and social media tools and the ability to learn new technologies to carry out job functions
  • Follow TLSC policy and procedures when conducting intake and assisting callers and clients with legal assistance and advice
  • Comply with all regulations, grant requirements, and internal operating and personnel policies
  • Ensure that all client, project, and computer files are maintained in an orderly manner
  • Demonstrate consistent ability to comply with office procedures
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards as a member of the State Bar and the ABA Standards for Civil Legal Services Providers and stay current with changes to the law
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism and courtesy when communicating (verbally and via email) and when working with other TLSC staff, clients, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public
  • Embrace and support TLSC's overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements
  • Ensure that all Transactional Legal Assistance appointments and deadlines are calendared and timely executed with sufficient time dedicated for management's approval of legal documents
  • Perform other client advocacy and state support duties as assigned by the managing attorney or senior management
  • Record of consistent professionalism and courtesy at the highest level when communicating (verbally and via email) and when working with other TLSC staff, clients, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public

 

Transactional Legal Assistance Staff Attorneys will be evaluated on their legal skills, their ability to serve clients in a professional, respectful manner, and their productivity levels.  Work is reviewed by the Managing Attorney, who will regularly conduct case reviews.  The Transactional Legal Assistance Staff Attorney is expected to work with the Managing Attorney to correct any legal or intake problems.

 

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • J.D. Degree
  • Licensure by the Supreme Court of Texas for two or more years
  • Recent operational experience in obtaining expunctions and non-disclosure orders for clients within the past two years. This includes drafting and filing of petitions to obtain Court orders to submit to all agencies or organizations that may have records or files relating to the subject offense, as well as appearing in court on behalf of clients for the related matter
  • Record of consistent compliance with office procedures

 

Other Requirements

This work is professional and requires the following physical activities unless a reasonable accommodation is needed:

  • Sitting for long periods of time, occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, frequent repetitive motions, and good finger dexterity and feeling
  • Occasional lifting of files, supplies, and office equipment
  • Ability to type with speed and accuracy and to utilize office software and case management systems

 

Note

Days and Hours of Work: Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm., 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., or 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Other hours may be needed as determined by senior management.

 

 

Staff Attorney (Part-Time) — South Central Pension Rights Project (SCPRP)

 

The South Central Pension Rights Project Staff Attorney is expected to fulfill the mission of Texas Legal Services Center and carry out the Pension Counseling and Information Program described in the U.S. Older Americans Act (42 U.S.C. 3020e–1) by providing pension counseling and information services to participants and beneficiaries of employer sponsored pension and retirement savings plans. The Staff attorney is responsible for her/his caseload and reports to the SCPRP Managing Attorney.

 

Minimum Job Qualifications

J.D. Degree and licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas with a minimum of two years of experience with employee benefits or public benefits.

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Regional Pension Counseling and Referral Services.
    1. Counseling and Information Services.
      1. Case Services: The Pension Attorney will provide a range of direct and often detailed legal advocacy and other investigative and support services up to and through administrative pension claim and appeal proceedings, short of representation in court and formal litigation, including:
        1. Obtaining and evaluating governing plan documents and other information (such as employment and earnings records) necessary to calculate or claim benefits or exercise pension rights;
        2. Drafting and submitting benefit claims and appeals, and negotiating benefit settlement agreements, and other related assistance services ranging from brief services such as letter writing, email and telephone communications on behalf of clients, to more extensive research and investigative services;
        3. Locating "lost" plan sponsors for clients who worked long enough to earn a benefit, but have since lost touch with their former employer due to a company change in name, location, form or operational status; and
        4. Answering callers' basic questions about their pension plans and the laws and regulations that govern them.
        5. Referral Services: The Pension Attorney will provide referral services. The purpose of SCPRP's referral efforts is to build and utilize a region-wide network of private and public service providers to serve clients whose needs are beyond the scope of pension counseling and information services. These include: employee benefits litigation, preparation of Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, actuarial assessments (unrelated to case services), financial education and advice, retirement and estate planning, and low-income and aging related legal services.
    2. Regional Service Delivery: SCPRP’s service region includes 6 states: Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas.
    3. Exclusive Subject Matter: For purposes of this Pension Attorney position, "pensions" or "pensions and retirement savings plans" include defined benefit pensions, defined contribution plans and profit sharing plans that provide retirement income and that are sponsored by government and private employers. Benefits that are not the focus of this position include: public or private health, welfare and disability benefits; and benefits provided through the Social Security Administration, Veterans Administration, or any other public benefit or entitlement program.
    4. Individuals Served: The Pension Attorney will provide equivalent services and equivalent access to those services to individuals, regardless of age or income who:
      1. Reside or work in the project's service region either now or at the time the benefit was being earned; or who
      2. Seek pension benefits that are sponsored, administered, trusteed or provided to workers within the service region either now or at the time the benefit was being earned.
    5. No Charge for Access: SCPRP is easily accessible at no charge to low-income, rural and other hard-to-reach senior populations throughout the region through technologies including a toll-free phone line and an easy-to-navigate website.
  2. Programmatic Consistency.
    1. Legal Training. The Pension Attorney will participate in ongoing legal education, which is essential for maintaining a staff knowledgeable on the intricacies of the laws governing employer sponsored pension and retirement savings plans.
    2. Data Collection and Reporting: Data will be collected and reported in a manner consistent across all U.S. Administration on Aging funded counseling projects. At a minimum, the data set will include types and levels of services provided; client outcomes, pension plan and sponsor types and their contact information; legal issues involved; and client demographics (e.g., age, gender, race and income).
  3. Miscellaneous.
  • Comply with all regulations, grant requirements, and internal operating and personnel policies.
  • Ensure that all client, project, and computer files are maintained in an orderly manner.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with case management systems, Adobe and Microsoft Office products and the ability to learn new technologies to carry out job functions.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in basic pension calculations.
  • CEBS or ASPPA designations preferred.
  • Embrace and support TLSC’s overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements.
  • Ensure that all appointments and deadlines are calendared and timely executed with sufficient time dedicated for management approval of legal documents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by senior management, and the SCPCP Managing Attorney.
  • Demonstrate consistent ability to comply with office procedures.
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards as a member of the State Bar and the ABA Standards for Civil Legal Services Providers and stay current with changes to the law.
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism and courtesy when communicating (verbally and via email) and when working with other TLSC staff, clients, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public.

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This work is professional and requires regularity for the following physical activities:

  • Occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, and good hand to finger dexterity, handling, and feeling; frequent repetitive motions;
  • Operate computer screens and keyboards for extended periods of time;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very quiet;
  • Ability to communicate by telephone; and
  • Occasional lifting (up to 10 lbs.) of files, supplies, and office equipment.

 

Note

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position. These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position. This position is FLSA exempt. A high level of organizational and project management skills are required for this position.

 

To Apply

Use the application form available by clicking here.  Under "Position Applying for" state, "SCPRP Pension Attorney." You must attach your resume and cover letter on that application.  Deadline to apply is February 14, 2018 by 6:00 pm.

 

TLSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by law. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

 

 

Veterans Staff Attorney (Part-time)

The Veteran Treatment Court Staff Attorney will provide general civil legal advice, assistance or representation to Veterans in treatment courts in Texas. The Staff Attorney is responsible for the attorney’s own caseload and reports to the VLAP Managing Attorney.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • J.D. degree
  • Licensure by the Supreme Court of Texas for three or more years.
  • Experience in or knowledge of Veterans Treatment Courts.
  • Experience in a general civil practice, including but not limited to practice experience in one or more of the following areas of practice:
    • Family Law, Consumer law, Contracts, Probate, and Veterans Benefits.
  • Record of consistent compliance with office procedures.
  • Record of consistent professionalism and courtesy at the highest level when communicating (verbally and via email) and when working with other office staff, clients, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public.
  • Veteran Strongly Preferred

 

Essential Job Duties

  • Provide high quality legal assistance to eligible clients.
  • Promote educational programs statewide and locally.
  • Prepare for and attend hearings and trials.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of the law and legal system, especially in areas that impact veterans.
  • Comply with all regulations, grant requirements, and internal operating and personnel policies.
  • Ensure that all client, project, and computer files are maintained in an orderly manner.
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards as a member of the State Bar and stay current with updates and changes to the law.
  • Adhere to the ABA Standards for Civil Legal Services Providers.
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism when working with TLSC staff, other legal aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public.
  • Embrace and support TLSC’s overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements.
  • Ensure that all appointments and deadlines are calendared and timely executed with sufficient time dedicated for management approval of legal documents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by senior management and the VLAP Managing Attorney.

 

Other Requirements

This work is professional and requires the following activities unless a reasonable accommodation is needed:

  • Sitting for long periods of time, occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, frequent repetitive motions, and good finger dexterity and feeling
  • Occasional lifting of files, supplies, and office equipment
  • Ability to type with speed and accuracy and to utilize office software and case management systems

 

Note

This position requires 20 hours per week of service. Days and Hours of Work: Normal business hours. Hours may vary to meet program needs as determined by the Managing Attorney.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position.  These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position.  The position is FLSA exempt.

 

Please send a resume and cover letter to: hr@TLSC.org with the words "VLAP Hourly Staff Attorney" in the subject line. Also, include a completed job application form available at www.TLSC.org, by or before 6:00 p.m. September 29, 2017.

 

 

Veterans Treatment Court Staff Attorney

The Veteran Treatment Court Staff Attorney will provide general civil legal advice, assistance or representation to Veterans in treatment courts in Texas.  The Staff Attorney is responsible for the attorney’s own caseload and reports to the VLAP Managing Attorney.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • J.D. degree
  • Licensure by the Supreme Court of Texas for three or more years
  • Experience in or knowledge of Veterans Treatment Courts
  • Experience in a general civil practice, including but not limited to practice experience in one or more of the following areas of practice:
    • Family Law, Consumer law, Contracts, Probate, and Veterans Benefits
  • Record of consistent compliance with office procedures
  • Record of consistent professionalism and courtesy at the highest level when communicating (verbally and via email) and when working with other office staff, clients, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public
  • Veteran Strongly Preferred

 

Essential Job Duties

  • Provide high quality legal assistance to eligible clients
  • Promote educational programs statewide and locally
  • Prepare for and attend hearings and trials
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of the law and legal system, especially in areas that impact veterans
  • Comply with all regulations, grant requirements, and internal operating and personnel policies
  • Ensure that all client, project, and computer files are maintained in an orderly manner
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards as a member of the State Bar and stay current with updates and changes to the law
  • Adhere to the ABA Standards for Civil Legal Services Providers
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism when working with TLSC staff, other Legal Aid programs, governmental and funding entities, and the public
  • Embrace and support TLSC’s overall mission, standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements
  • Ensure that all appointments and deadlines are calendared and timely executed with sufficient time dedicated for management approval of legal documents
  • Perform other duties as assigned by senior management and the VLAP Managing Attorney

 

Other Requirements

This work is professional and requires the following activities unless a reasonable accommodation is needed:

  • Sitting for long periods of time, occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, and good finger dexterity and feeling; frequent repetitive motions
  • Occasional lifting of files, supplies, and office equipment.
  • Ability to type with speed and accuracy and to utilize office software and case management systems.

 

Note

Days and Hours of Work: Monday through Friday: 8a.m.- 5:00p.m., 8:30a.m.- 5:30p.m., or 9a.m.- 6:00p.m.

Other hours may be needed as determined by the Managing Attorney.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position.  These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position.  The position is FLSA exempt. This position requires a high level of organizational and project management skills.

 

Please send a resume and cover letter to: hr@TLSC.org with the words "VLAP Full-Time Staff Attorney" in the subject line. Also, include a completed job application form available at www.TLSC.org, by or before 6:00 p.m. September 29, 2017.

 

IT Support Desk Specialist (Part-time)

 

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

 

About

Texas Legal Services Center (TLSC) is a non-profit legal office which provides assistance and training to poverty law advocates and their clients in the areas of litigation support, education, and communication. TLSC sponsors projects that assist individuals in Texas and, in some cases, nationwide. TLSC manages Texas Law Help and Texas Lawyers Help which are statewide web initiatives to increase access to justice.

 

Applicants interested in this position must be:

  • Self-driven. Should have superior organizational skills, integrity, and great follow through on tasks. Shouldn’t get overwhelmed easily and is resourceful;
  • The individual must be innovative, creative, and observant;
  • Motivated: Should continue to improve their skills, which improves the IT infrastructure;
  • Technical: Should have the ability to research and solve IT challenges as they arise; and
  • Dedicated: Should be committed to serving the various programs and individuals of TLSC as they serve their clients.

 

Role & Responsibilities

  • Administers end-user workstations and supports end-user activities on a primarily Microsoft Windows-based network
  • Investigates user problems and identifies their source; determines possible solutions; tests and implements solutions.
  • Maintains communication with user and provides updates throughout troubleshooting process.
  • Installs, configures, and maintains personal computers, Windows networks, network cabling, and other related equipment, devices, and systems.
  • Performs and/or oversees software and application installation and upgrades.
  • Troubleshoots networks, printers, systems, and applications to identify and correct malfunctions and other operational difficulties.
  • Develops and conducts various training and instruction for system users on operating systems and other applications; assists users in maximizing use of networks and computing systems.
  • Assists personnel of other departments as a computer resource.
  • Provides computer orientation to new and existing company staff.
  • Works with IT vendors to identify and resolve problems
  • Maintains IT inventory

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Experience troubleshooting problems in Microsoft Windows 10 and various server Operating systems
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Experience installing, maintaining, configuring networking hardware and TCP/IP
  • Experience with multi-function printers and copiers and other office machines
  • Ability to communicate effectively with non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work with limited supervision

 

Other Requirements

This work is professional and requires the following physical activities:

  • Sitting for long periods of time, occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, and good finger dexterity and feeling; frequent repetitive motions.
  • Occasional lifting of files, supplies, and office equipment.
  • Ability to type with speed and accuracy and to utilize office software and case management systems.
TLSC Logo. A blue and red 5 point star to the left of the words Texas Legal Services Center
TLSC Logo. A blue and red 5 point star to the left of the words Texas Legal Services Center
TLSC Logo. A blue and red 5 point star to the left of the words Texas Legal Services Center
TLSC Logo. A blue and red 5 point star to the left of the words Texas Legal Services Center
TLSC Logo. A blue and red 5 point star to the left of the words Texas Legal Services Center