Closing Date: 21st December, 2021
How you make a difference in this role:
The Associate Counsel position requires representation of the Department of Children’s Services in various Judicial proceedings focusing on the area of child welfare law. It further requires consultation with and advisement of DCS staff in a number of areas that would require analysis of applicable law and DCS policies. It also includes responsibility for a variety of duties including drafting legal documents, preparation for hearings, reviewing and responding to subpoenas, and providing periodic trainings for DCS staff. Some travel is required for court appearances and various meetings.
You must be licensed to practice law in the Tennessee and in good standing with the Board of Professional Responsibility.