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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 | Assistant Attorney General - Commercial, Fair Business & Child Support
The Commercial, Fair Business & Child Support Section is recruiting for a full-time attorney in Anchorage to represent the Division of Banking and Securities in the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development (the division) and the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE)/Alaska Student Loan Corporation (ASLC). For the division, the attorney will be primarily involved in giving advice regarding legal issues, administrative proceedings, and enforcement matters involving financial institutions regulated under Title 6 of Alaska Statutes and the sale of securities under Title 45, Chapter 55 of Alaska Statutes. Regulated financial institutions include state banks and credit unions, trust companies, small loan companies, premium finance companies, BIDCOs, payday lenders, mortgage brokers, lenders, originators, and money servicers. Regulated securities entities include broker-dealers, investment advisers, securities issuers, and any person selling securities or investment advice.

DC | Trial Attorney - Child Protection
Attorneys in the Child Protection Sections represent the District of Columbia on behalf of the Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) in an attorney-client relationship in child abuse and neglect cases in the Family Court of the D.C. Superior Court. There are four Child Protection Sections and attorneys in these sections handle all aspects of child neglect litigation on behalf of the District and CFSA, from petitioning through the achievement of permanency. Attorneys are responsible for petitioning new cases alleging child abuse or neglect, propounding and/or responding to discovery, filing and/or responding to pre-trial motions, participating in mediation, preparing witnesses to testify at trial, and presenting evidence at trial.

DC | EEO and Training Officer - Talent Acquisition
The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) seeks a highly motivated individual to lead its talent acquisition, equal employment opportunity (EEO), and professional development programs. The successful candidate will develop strategies to attract and retain valuable applicants, oversee the process for investigating and resolving complaints of all forms of discrimination, and plan training programs for all OAG employees.

DC | Trial Attorney - Juvenile Section
Youth involved in the juvenile justice system present myriad issues that may contribute to their court involvement. The District of Columbia Office of Attorney General seeks a creative and motivated trial attorney for the Juvenile Section of its Public Safety Division, which handles all juvenile prosecutions in the District of Columbia and cases involving delinquency offenses. The Section has jurisdiction to charge a juvenile for any criminal offense under the D.C. Code, Federal Code, or D.C. Municipal Regulations. Section attorneys work closely with other juvenile justice stakeholders to make appropriate charging decisions, interact with victims and witnesses, evaluate appropriate dispositions for involved juveniles, and litigate appropriate cases in the Superior Court's Family Division. The selected attorney will manage a caseload involving juvenile offenders and be expected to both litigate and develop comprehensive rehabilitative resolutions that will ensure the public safety.

DC | Paralegal Specialists (Various Divisions)
The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) for the District of Columbia is seeking paralegal specialists to work under the guidance of the director of practice administration and practice technologies. The paralegal specialists will be responsible for supporting OAG's litigating divisions to include the Civil Litigation Division, Public Integrity Division, Public Advocacy Division, Family Services Division, Public Safety Division and the Office of Consumer Protection. The work requires discretion and independent judgment in the application of a specialized body of laws, regulations, agency policies and practices, and judicial or administrative proceedings. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational and time management skills, as well as attention to detail. Experience with LexisNexis or Westlaw, scanners, copiers, PowerPoint Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word is required. Prolaw experience is desirable.

DC | Trial Attorney - DUI Prosecutor
The Criminal Section prosecutes adults who commit certain types of offenses within the District of Columbia. Specifically, the section prosecutes all traffic offenses, including impaired driving, quality of life offenses, certain types of fraud matters against government agencies, and other offenses the D.C. Code designated to OAG's prosecutorial authority. The Public Safety Division is seeking candidates for the position of trial attorney/Driving Under the Influence (DUI) prosecutor for the Criminal Section. The selected candidate will work under the supervision of the section chief and assistant section chiefs to enhance the section's prosecutions of impaired drivers.

DC | Trial Attorney - Criminal Section (2 Vacancies)
The Public Safety Division of the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia believes that the challenges that face the criminal justice system today require innovative and unique solutions. OAG seeks a trial attorney for the Criminal Section who is a team player and highly motivated to be a prosecutor and trial attorney. You will have tremendous responsibility from day one with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment that involves a significant caseload and court experience. A sense of determination, strong work ethic, and the ability to handle the pressures of litigation are important. This is a great opportunity for any attorney with passion for learning as much as they can about the criminal justice system and how we can help shape solutions to not only make our communities safer but stronger.

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.

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 | Executive Deputy Attorney General - Division of Social Justice
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an outstanding, experienced attorney to lead the Division of Social 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 and the chief deputy attorneys. The EDAG of the Social Justice Division oversees the management of the Division's legal practice and operations, including supervising the Division's bureau chiefs.

VT | Assistant Attorney General- Medicaid Fraud & Residential Abuse Unit- Director
The Office of Vermont Attorney General Medicaid Fraud & Residential Abuse Unit (MFRAU) has an immediate opening for a full-time assistant attorney general to serve as the Unit’s Director. The job requires at least 7 years of relevant legal experience. The Director is responsible for the overall operation of the Unit in a manner that adheres to the standards and objectives established by both the Vermont Attorney General and the U.S, Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG).

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.

WY | Managing Attorney - Tort Litigation Division
This position is for a supervisor within the Tort Litigation Division of the Attorney General's Office, exercising authority over the defense of civil claims brought against Wyoming officials and Wyoming peace officers under federal civil rights statutes and Wyoming's Governmental Claims Act.

WY | Deputy Attorney General - Criminal Division
The Wyoming Attorney General's Office seeks to fill the position of deputy attorney general for the Criminal Division. This position supervises attorneys, support staff and other personnel; and the deputy manages and assigns work within the Division, counsels employees on performance and compliance with office policies. In addition to supervision of all criminal appellate work in the state of Wyoming, the attorneys in this division also represent the Wyoming Department of Corrections, the Wyoming Board of Parole, the Wyoming Highway Patrol, the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security, and the Division of Criminal Investigation. In addition to handling Supreme Court appeals, the division litigates habeas corpus actions in state and federal court, civil forfeitures, and, when appropriate, direct criminal prosecutions.

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