Snow Hill, Maryland

Posted Date

April 18, 2024

Contact Information

Jennifer Caffrey
Jennifer.Caffrey1@maryland.gov

Job Title: Assistant Attorney General VI Position Type: Contractual Full-Time

Salary: $89,727 – $150,415. The salary range is based on a multitude of factors including applicable personnel rules, regulations, and guidelines.

Location: Office of the Attorney General, Department of Human Services
Worcester County Child Support Administration
299 Commerce Street Snow Hill, MD 21863

Telework: A hybrid remote telework and in-office schedule option is available per applicable policies and procedures.

DESCRIPTION: The Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State of Maryland. The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has the general charge, supervision, and direction of the State’s legal business, acting as legal advisors and representatives of the major agencies, various boards, commissions, officials, and institutions of State Government. The OAG also protects the public by civil enforcement of antitrust, civil rights, consumer protection, and securities laws and regulations and by the prosecution of organized crime, Medicaid fraud, environmental crimes, insurance fraud, state tax evasion, and other statutorily assigned matters. As Maryland’s 47th Attorney General, Anthony G. Brown leads the Office with a critical focus on equity, justice, and fairness.

Responsibilities

The OAG is seeking applicants for a full-time, contractual Assistant Attorney General to represent the Worcester County Child Support Administration. Child support attorneys are primarily responsible for representing the local office of child support in state court litigation involving the establishment of paternity and child support orders, modification of child support orders, and judicial enforcement of child support orders. The attorneys also provide general advice and counsel to the agency.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position would have at least five years of experience in trial litigation, preferably in the areas of civil or family law. Maryland Bar membership or the ability to waive into the bar, is required. Applicants must possess excellent oral and written advocacy skills. Proficiency with the Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) system is helpful, but not required.

Application Process

Interested persons should submit the following documents in pdf format: (1) a resume; (2) one writing sample; and (3) a list of three references. Submissions should be emailed to Jennifer Caffrey, Chief Supervising Attorney for Child Support, at Jennifer.Caffrey1@maryland.gov, by the close of business on Monday, May 6, 2024. Please write “Worcester County Child Support Attorney Vacancy” in the subject line.