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NAAG Positions

Background

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) was founded in 1907 to help Attorneys General fulfill the responsibilities of their office and to assist in the delivery of high quality legal services to the states and territorial jurisdictions. NAAG's mission is: "To facilitate interaction among Attorneys General as peers. To facilitate the enhanced performance of Attorneys General and their staffs." NAAG fosters an environment of "cooperative leadership," helping Attorneys General respond effectively - individually and collectively - to emerging state and federal issues.

The Association fosters interstate cooperation on legal and law enforcement issues, conducts policy research and analysis of issues, and facilitates communication between the states' chief legal officers and all levels of government. The Association's members are the Attorneys General of the 50 states and the chief legal officers of the District of Columbia, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico (Secretary of Justice) and the Northern Mariana Islands, and the territories of American Samoa, Guam, and the Virgin Islands.

The National Association of Attorneys General is an Equal Opportunity Employer


DC | Accounting Assistant
The Accounting Assistant will learn all aspects of the Accounting Department at NAAG. The Accounting Assistant must show attention to detail, possess strong time management and organizational skills; adhere to deadlines; and be able to adapt to changing work priorities. Analytical abilities are necessary to review and audit invoices and accounts, detect and resolve errors and problems. The position is full-time and reports to the Controller.

DC | NAMFCU Membership Assistant
The National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units (NAMFCU) was founded in 1978 to assist the state Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCUs) with fulfilling their responsibilities to investigate and prosecute Medicaid provider fraud and resident abuse and neglect. NAMFCU's mission is to promote interstate cooperation and communication, to provide for the exchange of information, to assist with improving the quality of Medicaid fraud and resident abuse investigations and prosecutions by offering regular training programs and to educate the public about the activities of the Medicaid Fraud Control Units.

DC | NAGTRI Law Clerk
The NAGTRI Law Clerk position is intended to provide law students with substantive opportunities to research, learn, and understand complex issues relating to the practice of public law. Work assignments may include conducting legal research and drafting legal memoranda; drafting articles regarding federal, state, and local legal developments of interest to the Attorneys General community; attending legislative and organizational briefings and meetings; editing NAGTRI publications; attending Supreme Court moot courts; assisting with writing briefs for NAAG's Center for Tobacco and Public Health; engaging in program administration and development; and attending NAAG professional trainings and meetings.

DC | NAGTRI Visiting Fellow
The NAGTRI Visiting Fellow position is intended to provide recent law school graduates a bridge to practice as they seek long-term employment in their fields of interest. NAAG seeks to provide the Visiting Fellow substantive experience and knowledge of areas issues relating to the practice of public law and will also provide the Visiting Fellow with professional development training and feedback.The Visiting Fellow will be immersed in the daily activities of NAAG.

DC | NAGTRI Meetings & Logistics Intern
The NAGTRI Meetings & Logistics Intern reports to the NAGTRI Program Manager but will work regularly with NAGTRI Program Specialists to execute logistical aspects of upcoming trainings. Duties may entail assisting with training coordination, maintaining spreadsheets, conducting research, preparing reports, and administrative support as needed. This position is available to undergraduate students and is designed on a per-semester/quarter basis. Interns are expected to commit to a term equal to the length of their academic semester.

DC | Director, NAGTRI Center for Legal Advocacy & Faculty Development
As part of its growth strategy, NAGTRI is consolidating and expanding its long-standing efforts and excellence in the field of legal skills training, by creating the NAGTRI Center for Legal Advocacy & Faculty Development.The founding Director will work to ensure that through innovative teaching methods, strategic planning, and expanded operational capability NAGTRI will continue to meet the needs for multi-level, targeted skills development while also ensuring that the Center is structured to respond to AGOs' developing and evolving skills development needs.

DC | Chief Communications Officer
The NAAG Communications Office coordinates media-related and public information activities for the Association, oversees publication of NAAG materials, and oversees NAAG website content. Serving the members' public information offices, the Communications Office also coordinates the Public Information Officer (PIO) Seminar, organizes national press events, provides communications consultation to AG offices and NAAG staff, and produces NAAG materials for national and state distribution.

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