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Administrative Assistant - County Attorney

Fort Bend County
Richmond, Texas
14 days ago


Assists the department in the delivery of legal services and provides efficient and accurate preparation and processing of complex litigation documents while maintaining a high degree of confidentiality.

Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.

Prepares documents for review and revisions by attorney in preparation for prosecution and defense of civil claims and litigation involving the County’s enforcement of local and state regulations.  Sets up and maintains regulatory litigation files, work files, and research files.  Maintains attorneys’ calendars and dockets, including appearance dates, deposition dates, and other related matters, to ensure deadlines are met.  Requisitions purchase orders and supplies when necessary.  Maintains law library to remain current on statutory developments and case law and to perform necessary legal research.  Reviews subpoenas and deposition notices.  Prevents, restricts and/or regulates disclosure of privileged, exempt and/or confidential information.  Serves as a notary public.  Performs other duties as assigned. 



High School/GED and two years of specialized vocational/technical (Paralegal preferred) training.  Five years job related experience.  Strong computer and typing skills (minimum 50 WPM), including proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.  Excellent verbal and written communications; Excellent organizational skills; the ability to be flexible with adjusting/prioritizing different work assignments as the need arises, and the ability to deal effectively and confidentially with the public, other employees and elected officials.  Valid Texas Driver License, Paralegal Certificate highly preferred.  Notary Public preferred.  Bilingual preferred. 


SALARY RANGE: Administrative/Clerical Grade 9, $1,424.00 - $1,715.20 biweekly based on qualifications

CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position


All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.


Fort Bend County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy status (including childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, political affiliation or beliefs, or any other classification protected by state, federal  and local  laws, unless  such classification is a bona fide occupational qualification.


For more information on Fort Bend County's Title VI / Nondiscrimination Statement, visit www.fbctx.gov/comply

To be considered for employment, all interested candidates must complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at www.fortbendcounty.jobs



Job Information

  • Job ID: 62204239
  • Location:
    Richmond, Texas
  • Position Title: Administrative Assistant - County Attorney
  • Company Name For Job: Fort Bend County
  • Practice Setting: Government/Municipal
  • Role: Office Admin/Clerical
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: Associates Degree
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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