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AK | Assistant Attorney General - Torts and Workers' Compensation Section
The Department of Law is recruiting for a full-time attorney to work in the Torts & Workers' Compensation Section in the Anchorage office. The attorney's primary duties involve representation of the state as the employer in workers' compensation matters involving state employees. The attorney will routinely handle litigation in administrative proceedings before the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board, including investigation, discovery, motion practice, and hearings, as well as appellate matters before the Alaska Workers' Compensation Appeals Commission and the Alaska Supreme Court. The attorney will also provide legal counsel to state agency employers, the state Division of Risk Management, and the state's independent adjusters on workers’ compensation issues, and may advise on proposed legislation. Travel both in Alaska and out of state may be required.

DC | Trial Attorney - Consumer Protection
The attorney will work on a range of public interest cases, with an emphasis on civil enforcement of the District's Consumer Protection Procedures Act and related local and federal consumer protection laws. Some of the enforcement work will involve participation in multi-state groups of assistant attorneys general that investigate, litigate, or resolve consumer protection issues on a national scale, including participation on the Executive Committees leading complex, document-intensive investigations. Other enforcement work will focus on "local" issues pertaining specifically to D.C. consumers or to businesses based in D.C.

DC | Investigator - Support Services Division
This position is in the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, Support Services Division (SSD), Investigations Section. The Investigations Section is responsible for providing critical investigative support to the attorney general and is responsible for all investigations that are conducted in support of litigation by attorneys who represent the District of Columbia in both civil and criminal matters.

DC | Information Technology Specialist - Child Support Services Division
This position is in the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, Child Support Services Division (CSSD), Systems & Automation Section, Applications & Paternity Development Unit. The mission of the CSSD is to enhance the well-being of children by assuring the accurate and timely financial and medical support is provided for them. Incumbent is responsible for the development and implementation of information technology (IT) security policies and procedures, and for performing periodic audits required by federal or District IT security compliance frameworks.

HI | Notice to Attorneys Interested in Providing Legal Services to the State of Hawaii
Licensed attorneys who wish to provide legal services to the State for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2017, are invited to submit a Statement of Qualifications and Expression of Interest to the Attorney General pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes §103D—304, as the need arises.

ME | Assistant District Attorney - Sagadahoc County
The District Attorney's Office is seeking a full-time assistant district attorney for its office in Sagadahoc County. This assistant district attorney will be primarily responsible for criminal prosecutions in the Unified Criminal Docket, as well as appellate cases before the Law Court. Candidates should have a strong desire for a career in litigation. Trial experience and developed trial skills are a plus. High ethical standards, sound judgment, strong communication and inter-personal skills, and good organizational/time management skills are essential. Candidates must be members of the Maine Bar and in good standing. Salary is established by the wage scale.

ME | Assistant Attorney General - Professional & Financial Regulation Division
The Attorney General's Office in Augusta is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a full-time assistant attorney general (AAG) within the Professional and Financial Regulation Division of the Office. The primary responsibility for this AAG will be to provide legal counsel to various professional licensing boards and programs within and affiliated with the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, handling disciplinary complaints against licensed professionals, providing legal analysis and opinions on regulatory matters, performing agency rule review, defending agency decisions on appeal to the Superior Court, and enforcing agency orders in court.

NY | Attorney - Litigation Bureau
The Litigation Bureau of the Office of the New York State Attorney General (OAG) is seeking experienced attorneys capable of handling significant and complex litigation to work in its New York City and Albany offices. The Bureau represents the State of New York and its agencies and officers in state and federal courts in legal actions relating to education, social services, public employment, public health, law enforcement/prisons, housing, banking, insurance and taxation. Cases frequently present questions of federal and state constitutional law and statutory interpretation. Attorneys handle all phases of litigation, including trials.

NY | Assistant Solicitor General - New York City & Albany
The Office of the New York State Attorney General is seeking attorneys to serve as an assistant solicitor general in the New York City and Albany Bureaus of the Division of Appeals and Opinions. The Division of Appeals and Opinions represents New York State, its agencies, and its officers, in appellate litigation on a wide range of constitutional, statutory, and common law issues affecting the interests of the State. An assistant solicitor general should expect to brief and argue a substantial caseload of appeals before the state and federal appellate courts, draft briefs amicus curiae, make recommendations concerning proposed appeals and amicus filings, and make recommendations concerning possible intervention in cases where the constitutionality of a state statute is brought into question.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Environmental Protection Bureau
The Environmental Protection Bureau in the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator for the New York City office. Applicants must have a minimum of seven years of experience litigating environmental or comparable complex cases. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of federal and state environmental statutes, will have served as primary counsel in both federal and state court litigation, including cost recovery cases, and will have experience in every aspect of litigation, including initiation of litigation, discovery, motions, oral arguments, trials, and settlements. Excellent writing skills are required, and the applicant must have the ability to work well with client agencies. Commitment to public service is essential.

NY | Chief - Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit
The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced criminal prosecutor to serve as chief of the Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit. The Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit was created in July 2015 in response to the issuance of an Executive Order by the governor of the state of New York appointing the attorney general as a special prosecutor "to investigate, and if warranted, prosecute certain matters involving the death of an unarmed civilian . . . caused by a law enforcement officer" and where "there is a significant question as to whether the civilian was armed and dangerous at the time of his or death."

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Claims Bureau, Torts Section
The Claims Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) in New York City is seeking an experienced trial attorney for the Torts Section. The Claims Bureau is a trial bureau that represents the State of New York and its agencies in the Court of Claims and its employees in New York State Supreme Court in a wide variety of litigation, including unjust conviction, highway design, false arrest and imprisonment, labor law, contract, premises liability and fleet claims involving State vehicles.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Health Care Bureau, Division of Social Justice
The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced attorney to serve in its Health Care Bureau in New York City. The Health Care Bureau seeks to protect consumers from deceptive or illegal practices through bringing civil prosecutions for violations of health, insurance, deceptive practice and other applicable laws. The Bureau has been recognized for its enforcement work in the areas of mental health parity and predatory practices, among other areas, as well as for its consumer Helpline, which assists in resolution of individual consumer complaints. The Bureau has nine attorneys as well as a team of paralegals and other staff that comprise the Helpline.

NY | Deputy Bureau Chief - Health Care Bureau, Division of Social Justice
The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced lawyer to serve as deputy bureau chief in its Health Care Bureau in New York City. The Health Care Bureau seeks to protect consumers from deceptive or illegal practices through bringing civil prosecutions for violations of health, insurance, deceptive practice and other applicable laws. The Bureau has been recognized for its enforcement work in the areas of mental health parity and predatory practices, among other areas, as well as for its consumer Helpline, which assists in resolution of individual consumer complaints. The Bureau has nine attorneys as well as a team of paralegals and other staff that comprise the Helpline.

NY | Executive Deputy Attorney General - Division of Criminal Justice
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an outstanding, experienced attorney to lead the Division of Criminal Justice as its executive deputy attorney general (EDAG). As an EDAG, this attorney will be a member of the attorney general's senior legal team, reporting to the attorney general (AG) and the chief deputy attorneys. The EDAG of the Criminal Division oversees the management of the Division's legal practice and operations, including supervising the Division's bureau chiefs. In addition, the EDAG will provide advice and counsel, primarily on criminal justice matters, to the AG and his chief deputies.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Department of Family Services & Health
The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is seeking an attorney to provide professional legal representation to the Department of Family Services and the Department of Health. The representation of the Department of Family Services will include representation of the Agency on general legal matters as well as representation of the Agency in termination of parental rights cases. The representation of the Department of Health will include representation of the State Hospital, the Life Resource Center and the Retirement Center. This attorney will advise these entities on day-to-day legal matters, including providing legal expertise to the HIPAA compliance privacy officer by handling complaints, investigations and recommending action. This attorney will also participate in administrative hearings and state court trials, legal research and opinion drafting preparing and reviewing agency rules and preparing written legal opinions on questions submitted by agency clients and legislators.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Civil Division
The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is seeking an attorney to represent the Secretary of State, Department of Revenue, Wyoming Business Council, Wyoming Public Service Commission, Division of Banking, various licensing boards, and other state agencies as assigned. This position will also assist and advise other clients on legal matters on a day-to-day basis, represent clients in litigation and appeals, provide legal advice, review contracts, draft legal opinions, attend client board meetings, and review administrative rules.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - State Engineer's Office
The Wyoming Attorney General's office seeks an attorney to represent the Wyoming State Engineer's Office. This attorney advises the Wyoming state engineer and his staff on all aspects of Wyoming water law, public records and meetings, agency rule-makings, and during contested case hearings. This position also requires, when necessary, advice to the governor, the governor's staff, and the Wyoming Legislature on matters related to Wyoming water law. Those with experience and/or interest in water law are encouraged to apply.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Water & Natural Resources Division
The Wyoming Attorney General's office seeks an attorney to represent the State of Wyoming in natural resources litigation in the Water & Natural Resources Division. The natural resources cases handled by this position are brought at the direction of the governor, and the majority of these cases involve litigation either challenging or supporting actions taken by federal agencies on a diverse array of resource, energy, and environmental issues. Relevant statutes include the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Water Act, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the National Forest Management Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act. The litigation is primarily in federal courts across the United States, although some cases arise in state courts and before administrative agencies. At times, this attorney will advise the governor and the members of the Governor's Policy Office directly on matters related to natural resources litigation, legislation, and policy.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Civil Division
The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is seeking an attorney to represent the Department of Insurance, Department of Administration and Information Human Resources Division, various licensing boards, and other state agencies as assigned. This position will also assist and advise other clients on legal matters on a day-to-day basis, represent clients in litigation and appeals, provide legal advice, review contracts, draft legal opinions, attend client board meetings, and review administrative rules.

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