C.H.I.N.S Attorney (Contract Employee)

  • Posted Date:12/27/2018 4:41 PM

The Bryan County Juvenile Court is now accepting applicants for a C.H.I.N.S Attorney/Guardian Ad Litem as well as an alternate C.H.I.N.S Attorney/Guardian Ad Litem. 

Minimum qualifications, responsibilities and court days detailed below.

These positions shall be considered 1099 contractors of Bryan County, and must comply with all registrations and verifications required for 1099 contractors. 1099 contractors shall not be considered employees of Bryan County. 

All interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to Judge Christy C. Balbo via email to: ccbalbo@hotmail.com or via US Mail Service to 11258 Ford Avenue Ste. 8, Richmond Hill, GA 31324.

Position: Bryan County C.H.I.N.S. Attorney/Guardian Ad Litem

Qualifications: A Georgia licensed attorney who has practiced in a Juvenile Court of this State and has accomplished the required child welfare training for Guardian Ad Litem work. 

Responsibilities: The C.H.I.N.S. Attorney/Guardian Ad Litem will serve at the discretion of the Juvenile Court Judge and by standing order. Responsibilities will include accepting direct appointment to represent children upon filing of a C.H.I.N.S. complaint/petition, maintaining regular contact with the C.H.I.N.S. Committee and attending all hearings and family team meetings on behalf of the child. If serving as Attorney and Guardian Ad Litem, Attorney may be required to conduct home visits.

Court Days: Bryan County Juvenile Court regularly convenes on the first and third Thursdays of each month, the first Friday and at 1pm on the second Tuesday. Most C.H.I.N.S. cases will be heard on the second Tuesday at 1pm.

Position: Bryan County C.H.I.N.S. Attorney/Guardian Ad Litem (Alternate)

Qualifications: A Georgia licensed attorney who has practiced in a Juvenile Court of this State and has accomplished the required child welfare training for Guardian Ad Litem work. 

Responsibilities: The C.H.I.N.S. Attorney/Guardian Ad Litem (Alternate) will serve at the discretion of the Juvenile Court Judge and by standing order. Responsibilities will include accepting direct appointment to represent children upon filing of a C.H.I.N.S. complaint/petition, maintaining regular contact with the C.H.I.N.S. Committee and attending all hearings and family team meetings on behalf of the child. If serving as Attorney and Guardian Ad Litem, Attorney may be required to conduct home visits. It is contemplated that a child will occasionally require a separate Attorney/ Guardian Ad Litem, or that some other conflict might arise in representation by the designated C.H.I.N.S. attorney. In the event of the same, the alternate would serve.

 

 

 

 

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