Charleston, West Virginia

Posted Date

May 16, 2024

Contact Information

Lori Sovel
LSovel@wvago.gov

Bankruptcy Attorney:The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks an attorney to join the Tax & Revenue, Legislative Claims Commission and Transportation Division. Ideal candidates will have at least three (4) years’ experience in bankruptcy law, preferably on the creditor side.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Provide expert legal counsel and representation to state agency clients seeking to collect judgments, tax liabilities, and other claims from entities that have entered bankruptcy.
  • Assist state agency clients in understanding their rights and obligations in bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Prepare and file necessary legal documents to preserve priority of state agency claims and liens.
  • Represent state agency clients in bankruptcy hearings, negotiations, and court proceedings.
  • Communicate effectively with state agency clients, debtors’ counsels, trustees, and other parties involved in bankruptcy cases.
  • Stay abreast of changes and developments in bankruptcy law and procedure.

In addition to experience with bankruptcy proceedings, candidates will have litigation experience, demonstrate excellent academic and professional credentials; possess superior oral and written communication skills; have outstanding legal research, analytical, and legal reasoning skills; and the ability to function with minimal guidance in a demanding legal environment.

Candidates must have an active WV law license or be eligible for admission.

Please send your resume, a writing sample and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with “Bankruptcy Attorney” in the subject line.

Application Process

Please send your resume, a writing sample and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with “Bankruptcy Attorney” in the subject line.