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The following openings are provided by and are listed as a service for the state offices of Attorneys General. Please contact the listed office directly. NAAG cannot forward resumes or other inquiries and cannot warrant that a position listed here remains open.


AK | Attorney - Commercial, Fair Business & Child Support Section
The Commercial, Fair Business & Child Support Section of the Department of Law is looking for a talented and hard-working attorney to join our active legal team in Anchorage. If you want to be a part of a collegial and collaborative workplace, we hope you will consider joining us. The Commercial, Fair Business & Child Support section represents and gives advice to 17 different divisions, commissions, and public corporations within the Departments of Administration, Revenue, Education & Early Development, Natural Resources, and Commerce, Community, and Economic Development. The section also represents and gives advice to 20 professional licensing boards and commissions.

AK | Attorney - Child Protection Section, Kenai
The primary responsibility of this attorney is to handle child-in-need-of-aid cases in the Kenai and Homer courts. Frequent appearances in Superior Court and extensive trial work are required. This position also requires a significant amount of written motion practice and preparation of court orders. The attorney in this position may be called upon to handle civil commitment hearings and adult and child guardianship proceedings. Some travel within Alaska may be necessary.

AS | Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Prosecutor
The Attorney General's Office of American Samoa is looking for prosecutors of all ranges of experience to join its Criminal Division as Assistant Attorneys General. The Attorney General's Office is responsible for prosecuting all crimes in the only American Territory south of the equator. The Office is currently looking to hire felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile prosecutors. Benefits include monthly salary, leave and medical benefits, government provided housing, and free transportation to the Territory and back to the mainland upon completion of contract.

DC | Trial Attorney - Civil Litigation Division
The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia seeks a trial attorney for Section IV of its Civil Litigation Division. The Civil Litigation Division defends the District of Columbia in civil lawsuits filed in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in which plaintiffs seek money damages and/or injunctive relief. The successful candidate will defend the District of Columbia and its executive level agencies, officials, and employees acting within the scope of their employment against civil litigation.

DC | Deputy Attorney General - Legal Counsel Division
The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia is seeking candidates for the position of Deputy Attorney General for the Legal Counsel Division. The Deputy of the Legal Counsel Division reports to the Attorney General through the Chief Deputy Attorney General. The Legal Counsel Division is responsible for providing legal advice on a broad range of legal issues to the Attorney General and officials and employees in the Executive Office of the Mayor, District agencies, the Council of the District of Columbia, Advisory Neighborhood Commissions, and instrumentalities of the District government.

NC | Financial Investigator - Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU)
This position is located in the Medicaid Investigations Division of the Department of Justice. The Attorney General's Medicaid Investigations Division investigates and prosecutes health care fraud committed by Medicaid providers and the physical abuse of patients and embezzlement of patient funds in Medicaid-funded facilities. These cases protect and recover taxpayers' dollars that can be used to provide needed medical services to Medicaid enrollees.

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 | Special Assistant Attorney General - Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in the New York State Office of the Attorney General's (OAG) is seeking experienced prosecuting attorneys who will lead investigations of financial fraud in the healthcare industry, present evidence to grand juries, and conduct evidentiary hearings and trials in New York State courts, and who will lead investigations and prosecutions of abuse and neglect of residents of nursing homes. Applicants for prosecutorial positions should have substantial grand jury and trial experience that preferably includes the investigation and prosecution of financial crimes. Experience drafting and overseeing the execution of search and eavesdropping warrants is a plus. This position is located in New York City.

WA | Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Justice Division
The Washington State Attorney General's Office seeks an experienced attorney to lead the Criminal Justice Division (CRJ) as Division Chief. The Criminal Justice Division investigates and prosecutes violent and white-collar crime across Washington's 39 counties, pursues the involuntary civil commitment of sexually violent predators, represents the Washington State Patrol and the Criminal Justice Training Commission, and assists local, state and federal law enforcement in the investigation of homicides and sexual assaults through the Homicide Investigation and Tracking System (HITS).

WA | Computer Forensic Examiner - MFCD
We have a new computer forensic position open in MFCD headquarters in Olympia. MFCD also has two regional offices in the AGO's Spokane and Seattle Offices. The Division's expansion adds 11 new staff, bring us to 53 teammates comprised of attorneys, forensic data and financial analysts, field investigators, and professional support staff. The federally funded and mandated MFCD is dedicated to the mission of deterring provider fraud as well as abuse and neglect in residential facilities.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Consumer Protection Unit
This position is for an attorney to provide professional legal representation of and assistance to the Consumer Protection Unit in the investigation of consumer complaints and the enforcement of the Wyoming Consumer Protection Act.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Water & Natural Resources
The Wyoming Attorney General's Office seeks an attorney for the Water & Natural Resources Division to represent the State of Wyoming and the Department of Environmental Quality in litigation, enforcement, and day-to-day legal matters. This position will primarily, but not exclusively, represent the Solid and Hazardous Waste Division of the Department of Environmental Quality.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Division
The Wyoming Attorney General's office seeks an attorney in the Criminal Division to represent the State. As an assistant attorney general, this attorney may litigate appeals in front of the Wyoming Supreme Court and litigate state post-conviction and federal habeas corpus challenges to convictions and sentences in the state and federal district courts. This attorney may also assist in advising criminal justice agency clients. This attorney may also participate in civil litigation, administrative hearings, drafting opinions, and other duties as assigned.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Department of Family Services
The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is seeking an attorney to provide professional legal representation to the Department of Family Services. The representation of the Department of Family Services will include representation of the Agency in appeals to the Wyoming Supreme Court; termination of parental rights cases; guardianships; contested case matters pertaining to child abuse or neglect substantiations and/or vulnerable adult neglect or abuse substantiations; subpoenas; contested case matters related to child care licensing and public welfare benefits matters; rules and practices and administrative proceedings involving and affecting the state's child care licensing program and public welfare benefits programs, including Child Care Purchase of Services, SNAP, POWER, TANF and LIEAP.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Civil Division
This position is for an attorney to serve in the Civil Division of the Office of the Wyoming Attorney General. This attorney will represent the State of Wyoming, various licensing boards, and the Department of Education. The attorney will assist these agencies and others with advice on legal matters on a day-to-day basis, represent clients in litigation and appeals, draft formal legal opinions, review contracts, and review administrative rules and regulations.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Water & Natural Resources
The Wyoming Attorney General's Office seeks an attorney for the Water & Natural Resources Division to represent the State of Wyoming and the Department of Environmental Quality in litigation, enforcement, and day-to-day legal matters. This position will primarily, but not exclusively, represent the Land Quality and Industrial Siting Divisions of the Department of Environmental Quality, as well as the Abandoned Mine Lands Program.

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