Burbank, West Covina, Orange, and San Diego, California

Posted Date

June 7, 2024

Contact Information

Kaylyn Raymundo
kaylyn.raymundo@doj.ca.gov

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). This opportunity can be filled in Burbank, West Covina, Orange, or San Diego. Currently, this team reports to the office 1-day/week.

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.

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be an active member of the California State Bar.
  • Must have 5+ years of legal experience

Application Process

If interested, please follow the link below to apply on our careers page by 06/26/2024 11:59 PM.

APPLY HERE: CalCareers

In your application package, please include:

  • Standard State Application (completed online)
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Writing Sample (dispositive motion, appellate brief, or pretrial motion written in the prior year preferred)