A Lubbock employee in the Child Support Division of the Attorney General’s Office has received an award.

Meg Jordan, an assistant attorney general in the Child Support Division’s office, has been named as the “Assistant Attorney General of the Year” for the Lubbock region.

The Lubbock region covers 86 counties, and serves 21,000 families. In the state fiscal year that ended August 31st, 2011, the office collected more than $38 million.

Jordan graduated from the Texas Tech School of Law, and joined the Office of the Attorney General in 1996. She became the Lubbock office’s managing attorney in 2001.

“Meg Jordan’s hard work and dedication help ensure thousands of young Texans receive the child support they need to become healthy, successful adults,” said Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. “A committed and selfless public servant, Meg stands out as one of the state’s most dedicated and impressive lawyers.”