JOB NUMBER: 14-037- 2535
CLOSING DATE: May 23, 2014 - 1:00 p.m. CST
STARTING SALARY RANGE: $43,939 – $49,431 annually,
plus excellent benefits
POSITION TITLE: Investigator II
DEPARTMENT: Chief Disciplinary Counsel –
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. Assures accurate database entries made in case management system
of all written reports, summaries, and case-related information for
tracking and record-keeping purposes.
4. Assists trial attorneys in the preparation and prosecution of law
5. Maintains close liaison with law enforcement and other
governmental agencies providing assistance in grievance
6. Responds to telephone and written inquiries from complainants,
respondents, witnesses, and the public while maintaining
7. Performs other duties as assigned.
A bachelor’s degree is preferred, Certified Peace Officer’s
license strongly preferred. Or, a minimum of college-level course work
and ten years of experience in civil and/or criminal investigative work
required. Extensive experience in report-writing with respect to the
same is required. Effective written and oral communication skills
required. Personal computer and Word software knowledge required, and
experience with case-management database use is helpful. Must be able
to work evenings and weekends when necessary. A valid Texas
driver’s license is required. Some travel required.