Little Rock, Arkansas

Posted Date

May 24, 2024

Contact Information

Dawnetta Calhoun
positions@arkansasag.gov

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Office of Attorney General Tim Griffin is seeking to hire an experienced attorney to serve as an Assistant Attorney General in the Special Prosecutions Division.

The Assistant Attorney General will work under the direct supervision of the Deputy Attorney General over the Special Prosecutions Division (SPD). This is a fast-paced position that involves coordinating with other initiative-taking and highly skilled individuals in the Office of the Attorney General to generate solutions to issues that arise in the criminal justice field. Attorneys work side by side with Special Agents in the Special Investigations Division (SID). SID is responsible for investigating election fraud, public integrity & cybercrimes. In addition, SID and SPD often work hand in hand with local, state, and federal partners in combatting human trafficking and organized retail crime. Special Prosecutions Attorneys assist with drafting and reviewing search warrants, subpoenas and other legal process related to ongoing investigations. Additionally, the attorney may coordinate with local prosecutors on cases and either prosecute the case as a Special Deputy Prosecuting Attorney or assist the local prosecutor.

Candidates must be licensed to practice law in Arkansas and should demonstrate outstanding abilities in legal research, writing, and trial advocacy. Have a history of producing work that is thorough, accurate, and timely; and show a commitment to being a lifelong learner who is always growing in knowledge, communication skills, and interpersonal abilities. Prior prosecutorial experience preferred although not required.

The attorney hired for this position is responsible for advising the Special Investigations Division, Special Agents in legal matters. Assist or serve as Special Deputy Prosecuting Attorney throughout the State. Research cases and statutes related to investigations or prosecutions.

This position requires daily in-office presence and the ability to travel in and out of state with overnight stays occasionally. The applicant must be self-motivated to work collaboratively in a professional environment, exercise sound judgment, and communicate effectively. Assistant Attorneys General work under the supervision of Senior and Deputy Attorneys General.

 

 

Qualifications

Candidates must be licensed to practice law in Arkansas and should demonstrate outstanding abilities in legal research, writing, and trial advocacy. Have a history of producing work that is thorough, accurate, and timely; and show a commitment to being a lifelong learner who is always growing in knowledge, communication skills, and interpersonal abilities. Prior prosecutorial experience preferred although not required.

Application Process

The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer. This position offers competitive benefits and pay, including paid sick and holiday leave, group health insurance, and retirement programs to eligible employees. To apply, please email a current résumé, a writing sample, and a cover letter that includes your salary requirement to positions@arkansasag.gov.