At the Texas law firm of Denton Navarro Rocha Bernal & Zech, P.C., we have in-depth experience in civil service law, particularly as it relates to representing state, county, city or municipal management in issues regarding law enforcement personnel, firefighters and other civil servants within Texas.
We help local governmental entities establish civil service systems, from rule-making to establishing hiring policies. Our law firm is also available to work closely with the city attorney or city manager on a temporary or limited basis when the situation would benefit from our extensive knowledge of Texas civil service law. Within this capacity, our lawyers also offer knowledgeable, cost-effective training to city officials on how to anticipate and handle problems relating to public employees.
Experienced Guidance Through Personnel Challenges
We have substantial experience in providing advice and counsel to civil service boards and commission with respect to a variety of personnel issues that often arise, including:
- Military leave
- Layoffs and reductions in force
- Performance evaluations
- Civil service investigations
- Disciplinary appeals and hearings
With offices in San Antonio, Rio Grande Valley, Austin and Texas Gulf Coast Denton Navarro Rocha Bernal & Zech, P.C., is a respected name with the civil service departments of many Texas cities. We understand the specific requirements and needs of these departments, including requirements for employment, policy design and implementation, hearing procedures related to internal employee appeals and much more.