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Children's Court Attorney Senior (CYFD #27576)
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Job code: lhw-e0-89825701

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Children's Court Attorney Senior (CYFD #27576)
Children's Court Attorney Senior (CYFD #27576)
Children's Court Attorney Senior (CYFD #27576)
$39,686.40 - $69,035.20 Annually
Santa Fe (City), NM
Permanent Position
Children, Youth & Families Dpt
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Job Description

NEOGOV is currently working on a system update for applicants who use screen readers. If you are applying with a screen reader and need assistance, please contact Andrea Rivera-Smith @ (505) 695-5606.


Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience section of your application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience section prior to submitting your application. For more information please visit our website: Employment with the State of New Mexico

Purpose of Position:

This position will provide senior level professional legal services for protective services cases in litigation, counsel, interpretation of law, research, analysis, mediation and administrative hearings.

This position is a Pay Band 75.


Classification Description

Lawyer Operational

Minimum Qualifications

Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited school of law and three (3) years of experience in the practice of law.

Employment Requirements:

Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License. A pre-employment background investigation is required.

Statutory Requirements:

Licensed as an attorney by the Supreme Court of New Mexico or qualified to apply for limited practice license, which requires graduation from an accredited school of law, licensure (in good standing) in another state and sitting for the next eligible State Bar exam.

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Working Conditions:

Work is performed in an office setting with exposure to Visual/Video Display Terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and phone usage. Incumbent will work under stress and frequent time constraints. May be exposed to potentially difficult clients/witnesses. Some statewide travel may be required. Must have own mode of transportation for daily travel.

Conditions of Employment:

Working Conditions for individual positions in this classification will vary based on each agency's utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Default FLSA Status:

Exempt. FLSA status may be determined to be different at the agency level based on the agency's utilization of the position.

Bargaining Unit:

This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Agency Contact Information:

Mario Gonsalves, (505) 699-9763.

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Risk Management Division Employee Benefits

The State's General Services Department Risk Management Division, Employee Benefits Bureau (EBB), is responsible for the procurement and oversight of employee benefits - including Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, Vision, Short & Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance. EBB insures approximately 68,000 State of New Mexico and Local Public Body employees and family members. The State's Group Benefits Plan also offers COBRA, Flexible Spending Account Programs, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Erisa Administrative Services, Inc. (Erisa) is the State's Third Party Administrator. They provide benefits administration to all plan participants, and offer knowledgeable staff to answer your questions. To learn more Benefit Information

In addition to the benefits listed above, the State of New Mexico Offers a retirement plan and a medical program for retirees. For more information regarding the State of New Mexico's plans you can visit the following websites:

Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico Website

New Mexico Retiree Health Care Authority


Do you possess a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited school of law?

+ Yes

+ No


How many total years of experience do you have in the practice of law?
PLEASE NOTE: If the years of experience that you indicate below cannot be found in the Work Experience section of this application, your application will not be eligible for further consideration.
If you worked a part-time position (less than 40 hours a week) please be aware that your experience for this time period will be pro-rated. Additionally, if you have work experience that overlaps, you will only be credited for a maximum of 40 hours per week for that time period. Please note, that only related work experience will be considered.

+ Less than 3 years of experience

+ 3-5 years of experience

+ 5-7 years of experience

+ 7-9 years of experience

+ 10 or more years of experience


Are you licensed as an attorney by the Supreme Court of New Mexico OR qualified to apply for limited practice license which requires graduation from an accredited school of law, licensure (in good standing) in another state, and sitting for the next eligible NM State Bar exam?

+ Yes

+ No


Have you represented agency/clients before administrative boards or trials court, generally as lead or co-counsel?

+ yes

+ no


Have you drafted, evaluated, and reviewed pleadings and appellate briefs, opinions, correspondence, proposed legislation and regulations, and other documents?

+ yes

+ no


Do you have experience interacting extensively with private entities as well as all levels of government?

+ yes

+ no


Have you coordinated and conducted discovery and interviewed witnesses?

+ Yes

+ No


Do you have experience conducting hearings of intermediate to high complexity following constitutional, statutory and regulatory requirements?

+ Yes

+ No


I understand that I must attach transcripts if I have certified that I have an education higher than a High School Diploma or GED, which include the date and type of degree awarded, institution name, applicant name and is in a format that cannot be modified (edited).
PLEASE NOTE: Attachments are NOT automatically attached to your application. You will need to select which documents to attach to each application. (The last 15 attachments uploaded are available for selection).
I understand that my response to the experience question will be confirmed. I have included my related work experience in the Work Experience Section of my application.
I understand that l must complete the Certificates and Licenses section of my application or attach proof of this license/certificate to my application if this position has a statutory requirement.
I understand that my application will not be further considered if I fail to provide this required information and documentation at the time my application is submitted.

+ I understand

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2600 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505


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