Job Opportunities

Texas Office of Capital & Forensic Writs

January 24, 2020



            The Office of Capital & Forensic Writs (OCFW) is a small, close-knit public defender office in Austin, Texas. Our practice is two-fold. Our largest practice is capital post-conviction, where we represent death-sentenced persons in constitutional challenges to their conviction and sentence. Our newest practice allows us to represent persons convicted of non-capital offenses in post-conviction challenges when questionable forensic science, negligence or misconduct contributed to their conviction. OCFW is hiring a staff attorney to represent our clients in these areas. Salary will depend on experience. 


            All attorneys work as part of a team of advocates that include lawyers, mitigation specialists and investigators, all of whom offer valuable perspectives, backgrounds and expertise. Although this work can be difficult, we consider ourselves fortunate to work alongside compassionate, dedicated, and collaborative colleagues to provide the best possible representation to our clients. Because we know our clients benefit when their advocates have a wide and diverse range of professional and life experiences, our office is strongly invested in having persons of color and individuals from non-traditional backgrounds represented.


            OCFW provides client-centered and excellent post-conviction representation, and is committed to following applicable professional guidelines, including: the ABA Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases (2003), the State Bar of Texas Guidelines and Standards for Texas Capital Counsel (2006), and the Supplementary Guidelines and Standards for the Mitigation Function of Defense Teams in Texas Death Penalty Cases (2015).


Job Description:

Our practice involves claim investigation and drafting, litigation of live evidentiary hearings, and appellate advocacy. Thus, ideal candidates would be adept at both written and oral advocacy, as well as committed to client-centered, excellent representation. Duties include: building rapport with and counseling clients; reviewing the trial and appellate record for constitutional error; interviewing witnesses; investigating and developing claims; drafting applications for writs of habeas corpus and other substantial pleadings; litigating evidentiary hearings. 


Minimum Qualifications:

•  Member of the Texas State Bar or eligible for admission within six months of employment (Please note that the Texas Bar allows for the admission without examination for certain applicants who have practiced law for at least five out of the last seven years. See Rule XIII, Rules of The Supreme Court Governing Admission to The Bar of Texas);

Demonstrated commitment to social justice, indigent defense, and criminal justice reform;

Three years of experience representing low-income clients at trial, on appeal, or on post-conviction as a public defender or in a similar advocacy role (credit also given for judicial clerkship experience);  

Preferred Qualifications:

Five years of experience representing low-income clients at trial, on appeal or on post-conviction as a public defender or in a similar advocacy role (credit also given for judicial clerkship experience);

Excellent writing, analytic, legal research, investigative, and oral advocacy skills;

Prior experience with factual investigation, mitigation investigation, and collaboration with expert witnesses;

Ability to work collaboratively in team settings; strengths in teamwork, client relations, investigation and relationship building;    

A demonstrated understanding of, or willingness to learn about, capital mitigation and mental-health issues;

Fluency in Spanish.


Employment Conditions:

Pursuant to state law, OCFW may not employ an attorney who has been found by a state or federal court to have rendered ineffective assistance of counsel;

Ability to operate standard office equipment and software;

A valid driver’s license, and the willingness to operate a motor vehicle for client-representation purposes;

Ability and willingness to travel throughout Texas and, on occasion, out of state; frequent travel is required for this position.


Additional Details:

Posting Date:  January 13, 2020

Closing Date: Until filled

Job Listing Number:  215-20-02

Location: Austin, TX

State Job Title: Attorney II/III/IV

FLSA Status: Exempt

State Classification/Salary Step:     B23 ($60,000 to $85,000, depending on experience and qualifications)

Type of Job: Full Time

Travel Required: Yes (25%)


To apply:

Please email the following materials to (1) a letter of interest; (2) a resume; (3) a list of references; and (4) the mandated State of Texas Application for Employment (available at:

Your application will be considered incomplete if you do not send all of the required materials and may not be considered.


**Applicants selected for an interview will be required to submit a writing sample along with their


The Office of Capital & Forensic Writs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any request for reasonable accommodations needed during the application process should be communicated by the applicant to Sandra Justice, the Office of Capital & Forensic Writs Senior Accountant, at (512) 463-8520.

Compensation: $60,000 to $85,000, depending on experience and qualifications


College of Southern Nevada

January 7, 2020

Senior Associate Vice President/General Counsel

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

• Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
• Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
• Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

The General Counsel for the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) reports to the President of CSN and the Chief General Counsel of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and serves as a member of the President's executive leadership team. The incumbent will be responsible for the overall management of all legal affairs involving CSN. These responsibilities include providing daily advice to the President, Vice Presidents, Human Resources, and other CSN administrators and departments on policies, and a variety of legal areas, including employment law, contract law, tort law, constitutional law, civil rights law, real estate law, sports law, and compliance with all state and federal regulations and laws governing employers and a higher education institution.

The General Counsel is responsible for representing CSN in various administrative, state, and federal courts, and must be familiar with civil litigation practice and procedures. The General Counsel is also responsible for providing analysis and guidance on Nevada's Public Records Act, Nevada's Open Meeting Law; and, the Board of Regent's Handbook, NSHE Code and Procedures and Guidelines Manual, and the Nevada Administrative Code. They will be expected to work effectively with students, faculty, staff, and CSN administration in achieving CSN's institutional goals and objectives in developing an exceptionally qualified, diverse, and enriched workforce who diligently support the Students First mission.

The General Counsel is expected to foster an environment of collegiality, mutual respect, openness, approachability, and collaboration in the administration and operations of CSN, and to also work with the employee groups, NSHE System Administration, and the General Counsels and administrators of other NSHE institutions. This individual will additionally supervise the Assistant General Counsel and Legal Research and Administrative Support Staff.

Required Qualifications

• Juris Doctorate degree from a regionally accredited college/university, a license to practice law in the state of Nevada and 10 years of related professional experience that includes 7 years of legal experience, 2-3 years of supervisory experience and experience with collective bargaining negotiation and agreements.

Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge of state and federal laws.
• Experience working with higher education institutions.
• Excellent legal research and investigative skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including approachability, openness, active listening skills, collaboration skills, and negotiation skills.
• Ability to and desire to work with a diverse group of employees, students, and community constituents.
• Personal and professional integrity and the ability to adhere to best practices of professional responsibility, intellectual aptitude, communication skills, and relationship building.
• Ability to interact constructively with all levels of management and staff.
• Ability to function as advocate, representative, counselor, facilitator of dispute resolution, and investigator.
• Ability to complete multiple projects in a timely manner.
• Ability to write persuasively in legal style, present cases with oral argument before boards and tribunals, and maintain litigation planning skills.

Starting Salary Range

Administrative Faculty Grade E

$135,000 - $155,000 annually


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:

• Resume
• Cover Letter
• Unofficial Academic Transcripts
• Contact information for three professional references

Local Search

Out of Area/State Candidates will not be offered travel reimbursement.


CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

To apply, visit

About Us

The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

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Compensation: $135,000 - $155,000 annually

City of Dallas, TX

January 7, 2020

Dallas is the third-largest city in the state of Texas and the ninth largest in the nation.
The City of Dallas operates
under a Council-Manager form of government with a Mayor and 14 Council Members.
The Council appoints the City Attorney who
provides legal counsel to the City Council, City officials, departments and employees on all legal
matters involving the city
government.  The City Attorney’s Office
has 164 staff and requires a strong leader, skilled manager, and experienced
administrator.  A bachelor's degree from
an accredited college of law, plus a license
to practice law in the State of Texas, is required. Candidates should have at least ten (10)
years of senior legal
administration experience in areas such as Appellate, Constitutional, Land
Use/Zoning, Purchasing, Environmental, Open/Public Records, Contracts, and
Labor/Employment Law, including litigation and transactional.  A strong candidate will have prior experience as a City Attorney or Assistant
City Attorney in a large,
complex organization or other
significant and applicable public sector experience; or have extensive experience
managing a large private sector organization with a focus on municipal and
civil law.  Salary and open, dependent
upon qualifications.  Visit to view a detailed description or apply.
Position is open until filled.  Questions regarding this recruitment may be
directed to S. Renée Narloch, S. Renée Narloch & Associates, or (850) 391-0000.  The City of Dallas is an Equal Opportunity
Employer.  Pursuant to Texas Open Records law, applications and resumes are subject to disclosure.

Compensation: DOQ


City of Newark New Jersey

January 7, 2020

Call 973 273-1040

Or visit the media site


Compensation: 129k to 207k


Gilead Sciences Inc

December 13, 2019

Gilead Sciences has a great opportunity for an industry leader as a Senior Manager, Clinical Site Contracts. This position is located at Gilead Sciences’ Corporate Headquarters in Foster City – San Francisco Bay Area, California. The selected Sr. Manager will have the opportunity to manage and develop direct reports in a large high performing team, in order to maximize their capability and further their development while maximizing their contribution towards operational delivery. The candidate will have the opportunity to work collaboratively within a matrix environment with other cross functional groups to proactively foster and ensure continuous improvement and operational excellence.

Gilead is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you would like to learn more or apply please click here:

Compensation: Negotiable


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November 27, 2019

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Compensation: $65,000 / Year


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