Associate Attorney Job in Sheboygan, WI - 194962 |

Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Wisconsin - Sheboygan

Job ID 4H79194962

Skills Family Law

2021-07-16 12:10:44

Sheboygan office of our client seeks associate attorney preferably with experience in CHIPs cases, juvenile guardianships, and termination of parental rights cases. The candidate will represent the interests of the public in legal proceedings to prosecute Chapter 48 cases for children alleged to be in need of protection or services (CHIPS), juvenile guardianships, and termination of parental rights. Will work closely with the Sheboygan County Health and Human Services Department (HHSD) in evaluating cases and will spend a significant amount of time in the courtroom. Carry out and direct all legal matters related to the commencement and prosecution of CHIPs cases, juvenile guardianships and termination of parental rights cases (collectively HHSD cases). Perform other duties as may be assigned by Corporation Counsel. Draft, approve, and sign all pleadings, motions, orders, judgments, and legal documents necessary to the prosecution of HHSD cases. Appear in all court proceedings concerning HHSD cases. Engage in case preparation, including discovery such as interrogatories, requests for admissions, and depositions, and other similar activities. Provide legal advice, direction, and training to HHSD case supervisors and managers, social workers, investigators, and support personnel. Correspond and negotiate with other attorneys and parties to pending HHSD cases. Prepare and revise legal forms for use by HHSD in HHSD cases. Research and write legal memoranda and briefs as ordered by the trial or appellate court. Maintain familiarity with the current law pertaining to the Children's Code, including CHIPs cases, juvenile guardianships, and termination of parental rights cases. Must have an active license to practice law in the State of Wisconsin.

One of Sheboygan's oldest law firms, it represents clients in major practice areas including business services, estate planning and probate, family law, municipal law, personal injury, and real estate services. The firm's roots date back to the 19th century. Its primary office is located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Super Lawyers has recognized 3 of the firm's attorneys in its lists of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

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