JOB NUMBER: 14-011-2535
CLOSING DATE: September 6, 2013 - 1:00 p.m. CST
STARTING SALARY RANGE: $43,939 - $49,431 annually,
plus excellent benefits
POSITION TITLE: Investigator II
DEPARTMENT: Chief Disciplinary Counsel - Houston
Supports trial attorneys in case development. Conducts investigations
and analysis of complaints of professional misconduct against attorneys
licensed to practice law in Texas. Responsible for mentoring and
training of less experienced investigators as assigned by Regional
Counsel. This position involves extensive contact with virtually all
departments of the State Bar, various law enforcement agencies, courts,
and other agencies and organizations outside the State Bar.
1. Performs routine and complex investigations, including analyzing
complaints and attorney responses; reviewing court, medical, insurance,
bank or other records; obtaining sworn statements from witnesses; and
preparing summaries of prior disciplinary action against respondents.
2. Prepares Investigative Reports, attends hearings, and makes
presentations to grievance committees on the results of investigations
of attorney complaints.
3. Assists trial attorneys in the preparation and prosecution of law
4. Maintains close liaison with law enforcement and other
governmental agencies providing assistance in grievance
5. Responds to telephone and written inquiries from complainants,
respondents, witnesses, and the public while maintaining
6. Performs other duties as assigned.
A bachelor’s degree is preferred, Certified Peace Officer’s
license helpful. Or, a minimum of college-level course work and ten
years of experience in civil and/or criminal investigative work
required and extensive experience in report-writing with respect to the
same is required. A minimum of three years of investigative
experience with the State Bar of Texas is preferred. Effective written
and oral communication skills required. Personal computer and Word
software knowledge required. Must be able to work evenings and
weekends when necessary. A valid Texas driver’s license is
required. Some travel required.