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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 | Human Services Section - Civil Division, Juneau
The attorney in this position will provide day-to-day advice to the Division of Senior and Disabilities Services. The attorney may also appear in administrative hearings related to Medicaid benefits and provider enrollment and certification, as well as handle any litigation and appeals in the Alaska trial courts. The position requires an extensive amount of trial work and frequent appearances in the state trial courts and administrative hearing practice before the Office of Administrative Hearings. A significant amount of written motion practice is involved. Some travel within Alaska may be necessary.

AK | Labor & State Affairs Section - Civil Division, Anchorage
The Labor and State Affairs section is recruiting for a full-time attorney to represent the State Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The attorney selected for this position will primarily advise the Division of Workers' Compensation, including by representing and providing counsel to the Workers' Compensation Benefits Guaranty Fund, which provides benefits to employees of uninsured employers; the Division of Vocation Rehabilitation, which assists individuals with disabilities prepare for and retain employment; and the Alaska Labor Relations Agency, which administers statutes relating to collective bargaining for public employers.

AK | Legislation & Regulations Section - Civil Division, Juneau
The Legislation and Regulations section provides advice and representation to most executive branch agencies, including the Office of the Governor. The section's attorneys are responsible for preparing legislation and amendments, monitoring state and federal legislation, and coordinating the department's testimony before the state legislature on bills. The section supervisor is the regulations attorney; accordingly the section attorneys provide legal advice to executive branch agencies in all stages of regulations, from initial notice to final review.

AK | Special Litigation and Consumer Protection Section - Civil Division, Anchorage
The attorney assigned to this position will 1) investigate and prosecute cases involving violations of the Alaska Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act and other consumer protection and antitrust laws and participate in multi-state consumer protection investigation and enforcement groups impacting Alaska; 2) assist in the informal mediation of consumer complaints; 3) participate in consumer education outreach efforts; and 4) work on or monitor legislation related to trade and business practices or antitrust issues.

AK | Transportation Section - Civil Division, Anchorage
The attorney filling this position will primarily serve as counsel to the Anchorage and Fairbanks International Airports. The attorney will meet regularly with airport management and staff and provide advice on contractual, procurement, leasing, financing, regulatory, and environmental issues, be responsible for drafting regulations and legislation, and represent the airports in litigation and administrative proceedings. From time to time the attorney will also handle regulatory and transactional matters for rural airports operated by DOT&PF. Some travel will be required.

AK | Transportation Section II - Civil Division, Anchorage
The attorney filling a transportation section position will serve as counsel to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and other state agencies regarding a broad range of transportation and construction related issues. A significant portion of attorney's time will be devoted to representation of the state in administrative and judicial hearings and appeals.

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.

CO | First Assistant Attorney General - Administrator, Uniform Consumer Credit Code
The Consumer Protection Section of the Colorado Attorney General's Office has an opening for a First Assistant Attorney General to serve as the Administrator of the Uniform Consumer Credit Code (UCCC). The Administrator enforces a number of laws related to consumer credit. In addition to the UCCC, these include the Colorado Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Debt-Management Services Act, Credit Services Organization Act, Rental Purchase Agreement Act, and other laws. This position supervises a staff of approximately sixteen employees including financial/credit examiners, compliance investigators, and support staff.

DC | Supervisory Trial Attorney - Tax and Finance Section Chief
The Commercial Division of the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia seeks a Supervisory Trial Attorney to manage the Tax and Finance Section within the Commercial Division. The responsibilities of the Chief include, but are not limited to: supervising attorneys and support staff responsible for the handling of all court litigation involving District taxes (including real property, sales, business franchise, and individual income), and municipal finance transactional work relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds, industrial revenue bonds, and commercial paper.

DC | Supervisory Trial Attorney - Policy, Training and Administrative Affairs Section Chief
The Child Support Services Division (CSSD) of the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia is seeking a Chief for the Policy, Training & Administrative Affairs Section. CSSD administers the District’s child support services program that includes locating non-custodial parents, establishing legal paternity, establishing support orders, enforcing legal support obligations including medical support, and modifying support orders. The Division is also responsible for the State Disbursement Unit that processes all child support payment collections and disbursements.

DC | Trial Attorney - Tuition Fraud
The Public Integrity Section of the Public Advocacy Division of the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia is seeking a Trial Attorney to handle public school tuition fraud matters. The Public Advocacy Division investigates and litigates civil cases aimed at protecting the public interest. The Public Integrity Section brings enforcement cases against companies and individuals that engage in unlawful activity causing harm to the public or harm to the District Government itself.

ME | Assistant Attorney General - Child Support Division, Lewiston
The Office of the Attorney General has an immediate opening for an Assistant Attorney General in the Child Support Division. The full-time position is based in the Augusta office. The Child Support Division represents the Department of Health and Human Services Division of Support Enforcement and Recovery (DSER). The Assistant Attorney General will represent DSER in Maine District Court and in Probate Court proceedings that include paternity establishment, child support establishment and enforcement of child support obligations.

ME | Assistant Attorney General - Child Support Division, Waterville
The Office of the Attorney General has an immediate opening for an Assistant Attorney General in the Child Support Division. The full-time position is based in the Augusta office. The Child Support Division represents the Department of Health and Human Services Division of Support Enforcement and Recovery (DSER). The Assistant Attorney General will represent DSER in Maine District Court and in Probate Court proceedings that include paternity establishment, child support establishment and enforcement of child support obligations.

ME | Assistant Attorney General - Health and Human Services Division
The Attorney General's Office in Augusta has an immediate vacancy for three (3) full time positions as Assistant Attorney General in the Health and Human Services Division. The position is responsible for providing comprehensive legal services to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services. Assigned duties will vary depending upon the needs of the OAG HHS division and the various DHHS offices but will typically involve advising agencies in all aspects of administrative law and practice, including providing day-to-day general counsel services, providing advice and review of regulatory rulemaking, representing the agencies in administrative hearings, and handling defensive and appellate litigation in state and federal courts.

ME | Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Tax Attorney, Criminal Division
The Office of the Attorney General is seeking a full-time Attorney to serve as the Criminal Tax Attorney within the Criminal Division. This Assistant Attorney General will be located in Augusta. This position is responsible for the investigation and prosecution of tax and related financial crimes. The Attorney will review, investigate and make charging decisions with respect to Title 36 tax offenses including failure to file and failure to pay income tax; intentional tax evasion of either income, sales, withholding, gas, and special fuels and cigarette taxes; subscribing a false statement in an income tax return as well as Title 17-A criminal offenses.

ME | Assistant Attorney General - Drug Task Force Attorney, Criminal Division
The Office of the Attorney General is seeking two full-time Attorney to serve as a Drug Task Force Attorney. The Attorney will be responsibility for the prosecution of felony drug crimes in Androscoggin County and Knox and Lincoln Counties, Maine. Please identify preference of location in cover letter. The Attorney will advise and assist drug enforcement agents of the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency (MDEA) and work closely with other law enforcement agencies and with state and federal prosecutors.

ME | Legal and Resource Support Professional/Research Assistant - Litigation Division
The Office of the Attorney General is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a full-time Paralegal position in the Litigation Division located in our Augusta Office This position provides litigation support to 15 attorneys in the Litigation Division, including research, document production, depositions, trial preparation, trial and brief review. The Litigation Division is responsible for civil litigation (other than appeals of administrative decisions) in federal and state courts in which the State of Maine, a state official or state employee is named as a defendant, including tort claims, civil rights claims, discrimination claims, tribal matters, state boundary disputes, and claims relating to the constitutionality of Maine laws and regulations.

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.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Charities Bureau
The Charities Bureau in the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an attorney with experience in corporate and real estate transactions to serve as an Assistant Attorney General in the New York City office. The Charities Bureau is a national leader in the oversight of not-for-profit organizations and represents the interests of charitable beneficiaries in a wide range of matters.

WY | Assistant Attorney General-Cheyenne
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-Cheyenne
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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