Newark, New Jersey

Posted Date

May 22, 2024

Contact Information

Denise Coles-Davis


An opportunity currently exists in the unclassified service with the Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Law, for applicants who meet the requirements specified below:

TITLE: Deputy Attorney General 2 – (Assistant Section Chief)

SALARY: $114,415.39 to $163,799.20

LOCATION: Division of Law – Affirmative Civil Enforcement Practice Group
Government and Healthcare Fraud Section
124 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ 07101


DUTIES: Under the supervision of the (i) Deputy Director, (ii) Assistant Attorneys General of the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Practice Group in Newark, and (iii) the Section Chief of the Government and Healthcare Fraud Section, provides counsel and representation to affected State agencies; assists with planning and managing the supervision and operations of the Section; assigns matters and supervises Deputy Attorneys General in the Section; litigates and supervises litigation, as needed;
evaluates the performance of assigned Deputy Attorneys General; conducts case file reviews; and performs other duties as required


EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor. Admission to practice as an Attorney-at-Law in the State of New Jersey required.

EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of experience as a practicing attorney, one (1) year of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.

LICENSE: Appointee will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

SAME APPLICANTS: If you are applying under the NJ CSC “SAME” program, your Schedule A or B letter must be submitted along with your resume and any other required supporting documents indicated on the announcement by the closing date
indicated below. For more information on the SAME Program please email:, or call CSC at (609) 292-4144, option 3.

RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations for experience and education will be based upon the resume and unofficial transcripts submitted at the time of application. Applicants who possess foreign degrees (degrees earned outside of the U.S.)
are required to provide a CSC approved evaluation indicating the U.S. equivalency, with a course-by-course breakdown, prior
to the closing date (see CSC foreign degree information). Failure to do so may result in disqualification of your education towards eligibility.

All offers of employment are conditional subject to the applicant agreeing to and then passing a background check that may include fingerprinting

Application Process

HOW TO APPLY: If qualified, applicants must complete a Division of Law attorney application for employment, found at indicating interest in vacancy #24-229. All items must be submitted on or before the closing date of June 17, 2024, via the DOL online attorney application portal.