The North Carolina Department of Justice, led by the Attorney General of North Carolina, represents the State of North Carolina in court and provides legal advice and representation to most state government departments, agencies, officers, and commissions. The Department also represents the State in criminal appeals from state trial courts, and brings legal actions on behalf of the state and its citizens when the public interest is at stake.
This position is located in the Public Assistance Section of the Health and Human Services Division of the NC Department of Justice.
This attorney provides a full range of legal services to the Divisions of Health Benefits, Social Services and Aging and Adult Services of the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”). This position services a full range of client needs, including litigation in federal and state courts, litigation in the Office of Administrative Hearings and handling of appeals involving Medicaid and public assistance issues in federal and state courts. Additionally, this position provides legal advice directly to the client and assists with many different aspects of the Medicaid program.
Licensed to practice law by the North Carolina State Bar and one year of professional legal experience. NOTE: GS 114-2 and 114-6 make it the duty of the Attorney General of NC to represent the State of North Carolina in all litigation unless another statute specifically states otherwise.