Sacramento, California

Posted Date

May 16, 2024

Contact Information

Kaylyn Raymundo

The California Department of Justice is hiring a Prosecutions Attorney in the Division of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse (DMFEA), Facilities Enforcement Team (FET) – Sacramento office.

The DMFEA investigates and prosecutes, both criminally and civilly, healthcare providers who defraud the Medi-Cal program and those who abuse or neglect elderly and dependent adults in care facilities.

Within DMFEA, the FET plays a unique and critically important role in ensuring the safety and care of elderly and dependent persons residing in nursing homes and other long term care facilities by prosecuting allegations involving systemic fraud, abuse, and neglect in criminal and civil state court actions.


As a member of FET, this Deputy Attorney General (DAG) position you will get to:

  • Be part of a vertical prosecution unit where prosecutors work closely with the Division’s special agents and investigative auditors, advising on the development of investigative plans, reviewing search warrants and arrest warrants, and determining whether to file a criminal or civil enforcement action.
  • Litigate the criminal or civil prosecution from filing to conviction and sentencing or settlement.
  • Establish criminal and civil liability of owners, operators, and controlling entities of adult residential care facilities, including corporate liability for business practices that risk or cause harm to residents (Business & Professions section 17200).
  • Work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams of nurses, doctors, auditors, special agents, and others in conducting investigations and litigating cases, and will also work with regulatory and executive agencies which may take administrative actions concurrent with our investigations.
  • Be responsible for cases statewide and will be required to travel throughout California.


Desirable Qualifications

  • Extensive complex criminal and/or civil trial experience
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in developing strategic case plans, managing caseloads, and coordinating investigative activities.
  • Experience in health care fraud, and knowledge of the health care industry and the Medi-Cal program in particular is helpful, as is experience in elder law or medical malpractice.
  • Must be able to travel for casework.
  • Be comfortable with performing outreach to outside agencies
  • Possess an excellent work ethic and a willingness to continually learn and improve
  • Work well with others, including colleagues and support staff.


Minimum Qualification:

Membership in CA State Bar

Application Process

If interested, please follow the link below to apply by 05/29/2024.


In your application package please include:

  • State Employment Application (completed online)
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Writing Sample consisting of a dispositive motion, pretrial motion or appellate brief preferably written in the prior year.

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