The Criminal Appeals Unit represents the state in the criminal appeals process to ensure that the decisions rendered by judges and juries are upheld in the appellate courts. The successful candidate will be responsible for representing the State in criminal appellate cases before the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals and representing prison wardens in federal habeas actions. The successful candidate must maintain the integrity of the Attorney General’s Office as well as the confidentiality of information as required by the Attorney General.
Applicants must be, or be eligible to become, licensed attorneys in the State of Oklahoma. Strong writing, research, and oral advocacy skills are required.
All applicants must agree in writing to complete, and satisfactorily pass, a background investigation.
How to apply:
Send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate that you are applying for “Assistant Attorney General – Criminal Appeals” in the subject line of the email.
The Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General is an equal employment employer and does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, age, national origin, genetic information, religion, or disability, so long as the disability does not render the person unable to perform the essential functions of the position for which employed with a reasonable accommodation. All employees of the Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General are “at will” employees.