Nashville School of Law

Website Veritas HHS

Position Description: Veritas-HHS seeks an Attorney to work at the 20th Judicial District of TN Office located in Nashville, TN.

Veritas-HHS provides consulting and operational expertise to health and human services agencies at the state and county levels. We bring together experienced and sophisticated subject matter experts to help solve the many challenges of providing better and more efficient services in a time of rapidly evolving policies and delivery systems.

The Attorney is responsible for the legal actions required in a designated caseload and represents the interests of the State Child Support Program in judicial and administrative hearings, including appeals, in a manner consistent with the provisions of the Code of Professional Responsibility. The Attorney works in collaboration with case managers and specialists, providing legal guidance to ensure actions are legally sufficient and meet State policy and procedural requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with members of the judiciary and court, State and County agencies, and community partner staffs.
  • Attend and respectfully represent the State IV-D program in all judicial and, as directed by policy, administrative hearings involving Title IV-D cases.
  • Provide legal advice and counsel on courses of action for child support enforcement in order to ensure fulfillment of contract requirements.
  • Review consent agreements and other legal documents.
  • Sign legal pleadings and prepare witnesses for hearings.
  • Stay up to date on child support law and policy.
  • Serve as an active team member to ensure a total quality approach.
  • Other related duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Licensed attorney and member of the Tennessee Bar
  • Experience practicing domestic relations and/or child support law is preferred

Start Date: 2/19/2024

Position Type: Full time

Health Benefits? Yes

Starting Salary: $65,000 per year

Typical Hours: 40

 

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