Guidesoft Inc. dba Knowledge Services

  • 57954 Attorney

    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/4/2018 10:44 AM)
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    Seeking an Attorney to work downtown Indianapolis




    Will negotiate the appropriate periodic payment amount to be paid adoptive parents under Adoption or Guardianship Assistance agreement, in compliance with 42 USC 673 et seq., Ind. Code 31-19-26.5, Administrative Rule.


    Duties are as follows:  review the documents submitted by the adoptive parents and by the state; determine the appropriate range and ceiling; confer with the state client-representative to receive parameters for negotiation; contact the adoptive parents or their attorney (by phone and/or email) and discuss the needs and circumstances involved in their case; participate in face-to-face meetings with adoptive parents where requested; obtain client approval and signatures of both parties; prepare Final Offer letters in cases of impasse; and inform adoptive parents of right of Fair Hearing (administrative review and administrative hearing) pursuant to  policy.  Submit signed agreements to client representative and Department of Child Services.



    • Bachelor’s degree with a social sciences background, or a demonstrated understanding of the needs of economically disadvantaged people or children with special needs.
    • JD or law student preferred, licensed in the State of Indiana strongly preferred; any number of years’ experience in the practice of law, whether licensed in Indiana or another state, or internship experience in law school.
    • Competency with State policy/processes: Must be or must become familiar with State of Indiana DCS policies relating to adoption assistance, administrative review, and administrative hearing (Indiana Child Welfare Policy Manual, Chapter 10).
    • Prior public service is a plus.
    • Excellent skills in dealing with the public are required.
    • Candidates will use and need to be familiar with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Internet Explorer.

    Pay is $31.00 per hour


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