Attorneys Needed for Program Counsel Position

The National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI) is the training and research arm of NAAG, founded in 2007. NAGTRI is charged with providing an umbrella to create, expand, standardize, and professionalize training and research, maximize program offerings, and facilitate creativity and responsiveness to both long-term and short-fuse, developing issues. NAGTRI is hiring three attorneys for its program counsel position, with start dates beginning in July.


The NAGTRI program counsel is responsible for initiating, coordinating, and executing NAGTRI trainings, conducting research, and producing research deliverables. The counsel has a broad range of responsibilities, including creating new trainings, improving existing trainings, serving as an instructor at trainings, researching relevant and timely topics, and writing and editing publications related to those topics. The counsel will also be responsible for serving as an in-house expert on topics as assigned that match the professional expertise of the counsel. Additionally, counsel will serve as liaison to various NAAG committees as assigned. Innovativeness, creativity, initiative, follow-through, attention to detail, and collegiality are the hallmarks qualities expected of those holding this position. Periods of heavy travel are inherent to this position.

The NAGTRI program counsel is supervised by the NAGTRI director, through the NAGTRI deputy director. The core competencies, qualifications, responsibilities and salary range can be found here:

To Apply

Submit resume with cover letter and salary history to Scott Messing, NAAG, 2030 M Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20036 or email to

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