Juvenile Dependency Attorneys represent the Department of Children and Family Services in Juvenile Court dependency cases involving allegations of child abuse and neglect. Attorneys in this section appear in statutorily-required hearings, special interim reviews, mediations, settlement conferences and specialty court hearings.
For more detailed information, refer to the Deputy County Counsel IV job description.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Applicants must pass a background investigation, including fingerprinting, prior to appointment.
Experience: Four (4) years of experience as an attorney of which three (3) years of experience must be handling juvenile dependency cases.
License: Active membership and in good standing with the State Bar of California.
SELECTION PROCESSThere will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in the Application and/or Resume and the Supplemental Questionnaire. You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience and skills, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department.
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