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»» | LAW CLERK PROGRAM - Texas Attorney General's Office
The Law Clerk Program strives to introduce qualified law students from around the country to the rewarding and diverse legal work of the Office of the Attorney General of Texas (OAG). The OAG welcomes applications from qualified students from any accredited law school in the country. OAG law clerks work with agency attorneys; conduct legal research; and draft pleadings, memoranda, and/ or briefs. OAG law clerks may also assist in developing discovery, interviewing witnesses, conferencing with other state agency representatives, and attending hearings or trials.

»» | LEGAL INTERN PROGRAM - Nevada Attorney General's Office
The Office of the Nevada Attorney General is seeking up to twelve (12) unpaid law student interns for our Carson City, Reno, and Las Vegas offices each Fall, Spring, and Summer. Interns work directly with Deputy Attorney Generals on substantive legal matters. Projects may include researching and writing memorandums, legal briefs, motions, interrogatories, assisting with preparation for trial, witness interviews, document organization, and other tasks as assigned by a supervisor.

»» | LEGAL INTERN PROGRAM - New Jersey Attorney General's Office
In addition to providing statewide law enforcement and emergency response services, this Department and its approximately 7,700 employees are responsible for protecting citizens' civil and consumer rights, promoting highway traffic safety, maintaining public confidence in the alcoholic beverage, gaming and racing industries and providing legal services and counsel to other state agencies.

»» | LAW CLERK PROGRAM - Nebraska Attorney General's Office
Law clerks employed by the Nebraska Attorney General's Office perform a variety of duties, including: legal research, writing, case review, and appellate practice. In addition, clerks have the opportunity to attend oral arguments, trials, depositions, and hearings. Law clerks work with assistant attorneys general, gaining important legal experience and insight into the workings of the justice system.

»» | LEGAL INTERN PROGRAM - Alaska Attorney General's Office
Alaska's Civil Division summer intern program includes 12-14 students who have finished their first or second year of law school. The students are placed in one of our fourteen sections including Torts, Appeals, Special Litigation, Natural Resources, and Environmental. Each student has a mentor/supervisor, works on a variety of issues, and participates in brown-bag lunches, moot courts for our appellate attorneys, and a mock trial in federal court.

»» | LEGAL FELLOWSHIP - Colorado Attorney General's Office
The Colorado Attorney General is accepting applications for the Ralph L. Carr Appellate Fellowships, to begin in October of 2020. Carr Fellows work closely with some of the state's most experienced appellate advocates and obtain extensive brief-writing and oral argument experience at the outset of their legal careers. Carr Fellows work directly with Colorado's Solicitor General in preparing briefs and oral arguments, working on cutting edge, multi-state litigation, and advising the Attorney General and state officials about a wide variety of federal and state constitutional issues.

»» | LAW STUDENT PROGRAM - New York Attorney General's Office
The OAG will offer paid opportunities as well as fellowship placements for law students who are eligible to receive summer public interest/service or work study funding from their law schools. Summer 2020 Program official start date and orientation is on Monday, June 1, 2020.

»» | LAW FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM - Massachusetts Attorney General's Office
The Fellowship Program offers entry-level attorneys the unique opportunity to engage in the practice of law and policy in the largest public sector legal office in the Commonwealth. Selected fellows will explore and gain experience in a variety of practice areas over the course of the two-year fellowship. Fellows generally complete three rotations through different areas of the office.

»» | FELLLOWSHIP PROGRAM - Georgia Attorney General's Office
Honors Fellow candidates are current law students seeking post-graduation employment and recent law school graduates employed in judicial clerkships or legal fellowships. Working closely with senior attorneys, Honors Fellows will quickly gain experience in legal research; discovery; motions practice; brief writing; and client interactions.

»» | LAW CLERK OPPORTUNITIES - Washington Attorney General's Office
The Attorney General's Office is pleased to invite qualified first and second-year law students to apply for a summer 2020 volunteer law clerk or externship position. Volunteer law clerks and externs glean worthwhile, enriching and educational experiences working for what we believe to be the best public law firm in the country.

»» | LAW HONORS PROGRAM - Washington Attorney General's Office
The AGO's 2020 Honors Program for qualified third-year law students and eligible judicial clerks will culminate in offers of an Assistant Attorney General (AAG) position to a small (~5) number of applicants. Those who receive offers will be placed into AAG positions starting in August of 2021.

»» | VETERAN LAW CLERK OPPORTUNITY - Washington Attorney General's Office
The Washington State Attorney General's Office (AGO) is currently seeking law students who are also veterans as defined by RCW 41.04.007 to apply to serve as a volunteer law clerk or legal extern for academic credit. The selected candidate will serve the AGO's Administrative Division in Seattle.

»» | LEGAL INTERNSHIP - Colorado Attorney General's Office
The Department of Law offers unpaid internships and externships for school credit to first, second and third-year law students only. This is a great opportunity to gain first-hand experience and course credit.

AK | Attorney - Child Protection Section
The Child Protection section in the Bethel Attorney General's Office is recruiting for one full-time attorney position. The primary responsibility of the attorney in this position is to handle child-in-need-of-aid cases assigned to the Bethel office, although the attorney might be physically located in Anchorage.

AK | Attorney - Child Protection Section, Juneau and Anchorage
The primary responsibility of the attorney in this position is to handle child-in-need-of-aid cases. Attorneys in this section produce a high volume of work on a daily basis. At least two years of trial experience and experience in child abuse or neglect law is highly desired. General criminal and family law experience will also be considered.

AK | Attorney - Transportation Section, Anchorage
The Transportation Section is recruiting for a full-time attorney in Anchorage. The attorney filling a transportation section position will serve as counsel to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and other state agencies regarding a broad range of transportation and construction related issues.

AK | Attorney - Torts & Workers' Compensation, Anchorage
The Torts & Workers' Compensation Section is recruiting for an experienced full-time trial attorney in its Anchorage office to represent the Department of Corrections and its employees in civil rights lawsuits filed by prisoners. These cases allege medical deliberate indifference, excessive force, and other constitutional violations.

AK | Assistant Attorney General - Commercial, Fair Business & Child Support
The Commercial, Fair Business, and Child Support Section is recruiting for a full time Assistant Attorney General in the Anchorage or Juneau office. The attorney hired for this position will primarily represent and advise the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation and the Alaska Retirement Management Board. The attorney will assist these entities in monitoring related securities litigation, provide general legal advice, handle litigation, and work on legislation and regulations related to these client entities.

AK | Attorney - Natural Resources Section, Anchorage
Natural Resources Section attorneys work closely with client program managers in a variety of capacities, including litigation in administrative, state, and federal forums, complex litigation, administrative appeals, major infrastructure development projects and program initiatives, legislation and regulation drafting, and daily operational advice.

AK | Multiple Positions
The Civil Division of the Department of Law is the State of Alaska's chief legal office in civil matters. The Civil Division has fourteen sections in offices throughout the state and is considered the "largest law firm" in Alaska. The Department is looking for multiple talented, energetic, and hard-working full-time attorneys to become a members of our dynamic legal team. If you want to be a part of a collegial, collaborative, and professionally inspiring workplace, we hope you will consider joining us. The Department will be evaluating and hiring for these positions on a rolling basis as applications are received.

AK | Multiple Positions - Civil Division
The Civil Division of the Department of Law is the State of Alaska's chief legal office in civil matters. The Civil Division has fourteen sections in offices throughout the state and is considered the "largest law firm" in Alaska. The Department is looking for multiple talented, energetic, and hard-working full-time attorneys to become members of our dynamic legal team.

AS | Assistant Attorney General Positions
The Office of the Attorney General in American Samoa is currently accepting resumes for several Assistant Attorney General positions within our Civil and Criminal Divisions.

DC | Multiple Attorney Positions
The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia is seeking candidates for multiple attorney vacancies. Candidates must have a law degree and be an active member in good standing of a bar of any jurisdiction at the time of application to qualify. Please click on the link below to view current opportunities. All interested candidates must apply online.

ME | Assistant Attorney General - Natural Resources Division
The Office of the Attorney General has two openings for Assistant Attorney General positions (one current and one anticipated) within the Natural Resources Division in Augusta. These positions are responsible for providing comprehensive legal services to Maine's environmental and natural resource agencies.

MP | Assistant Attorney General
Are you looking for a change of view? How about the Northern Mariana Islands, listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as having the most temperate climate in the world? We are looking for prosecutors who can make a commitment for two years, handle intake, prosecution of traffic, misdemeanor or felony cases and/or appeals and adapt to an island culture. We pay your relocation costs, and you can use your state bar license to practice here.

NM | Director - Medicaid Fraud Control Division
The New Mexico Office of the Attorney General, Medicaid Fraud Control Division an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer is seeking applicants for an "At Will" (not classified) position. An "At Will" position means any state office job or position of employment which is exempt from the service and the Personnel Act, NMSA 1978 Section 10-9-4, the employee serves at the pleasure of the New Mexico Attorney General.

NM | Assistant Attorney General II - Medicaid Fraud Control Division
The New Mexico Office of the Attorney General, Medicaid Fraud Control Division an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer is seeking applicants for an Assistant Attorney General position. You will need to submit your resume using the specifically identified Job Reference ID number on the OAG website.

NM | TERM Assistant Attorney General I - Special Prosecutions Division
The New Mexico Office of the Attorney General, Special Prosecutions Division an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer is seeking applicants for a TERM Assistant Attorney General I position in Santa Fe. TERM appointments may expire due to reduction or loss of funding or when the special project or program ends with at least fourteen (14) calendar days written notice to the employee without right of appeal.

NM | Assistant Attorney General - Consumer and Environmental Protection Division
The New Mexico Office of the Attorney General, Consumer and Environmental Protection Division, an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, is seeking applicants for an Assistant Attorney General position located in Las Cruces, NM. The position will specifically focus on anti-trust and securities litigation. Interested candidates should have substantive experience in major complex litigation in both state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels.

NM | Assistant Attorney General - Litigation Division
The Litigation Division in the New Mexico Office of the Attorney General, an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, is seeking applicants for an Assistant Attorney General position located in its Santa Fe office. The position will specifically focus on complex civil litigation and tobacco-related matters, including enforcement of the provisions of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement.

NM | Assistant Attorney General - Open Government Division
The New Mexico Office of the Attorney General, Open Government Division, is seeking applicants for two Assistant Attorney General positions for its Santa Fe office. Applicants should have between 1 to 7 years' experience as a practicing attorney, which will be considered when making final offers at the Assistant Attorney General I or II classification.

NM | Assistant Attorney General - Litigation Division
The Litigation Division in the New Mexico Office of the Attorney General, an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, is seeking applicants for an Assistant Attorney General position located in its Albuquerque office. The position will specifically focus on bankruptcy matters.

NM | Assistant Attorney General - Consumer and Environmental Protection Division
The New Mexico Office of the Attorney General, Consumer and Environmental Protection Division, an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, is seeking applicants for an Assistant Attorney General position located in its Santa Fe office. The position will specifically focus on Charitable Solicitations Act enforcement as well as general consumer protection work.

NM | Assistant Attorney General - Consumer and Environmental Protection Division
The New Mexico Office of the Attorney General, Consumer and Environmental Protection Division, an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, is seeking applicants for an Assistant Attorney General position located in its Albuquerque Office. The position will focus on complex consumer protection investigations and litigation.

NM | Assistant Attorney General - Consumer and Environmental Protection Division
The New Mexico Office of the Attorney General, Consumer and Environmental Protection Division, an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, is seeking applicants for an Assistant Attorney General position located in its Santa Fe office. The position will specifically focus on complex civil litigation of environmental enforcement and environment related matters.

NY | Special Assistant Attorney General - Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Hauppauge
The New York State Office of the Attorney General's (OAG) Medicaid Fraud Control Unit is seeking an experienced prosecuting attorney to serve as a Special Assistant Attorney General in its Hauppauge office. The selected candidate will lead team investigations of allegations of financial fraud in the healthcare industry, and of abuse and neglect of residents of healthcare facilities, present evidence to grand juries, and conduct evidentiary hearings and trials in New York State courts.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Litigation Bureau, Albany
The New York State Office of the Attorney General's Litigation Bureau in Albany is seeking an experienced attorney capable of handling significant and complex litigation. Suitable candidates must possess superior lawyering skills, including research, writing, and legal analysis. Trial experience is preferred. Some travel is required. Applicants must have a minimum of four (4) years civil ligation experience. Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State.

NY | Special Assistant Attorney General - Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, New York City
The New York State Office of the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit's Civil Enforcement Division, based primarily in New York City, is seeking experienced litigators to serve as Special Assistant Attorney General in its New York City office. The selected candidate will lead complex civil fraud investigations in the healthcare industry and handle asset forfeiture actions and other matters involving civil remedies. Applicants must have a minimum of four (4) years of practice experience, and possess excellent analytical, writing, communication and organizational skills.

NY | Special Assistant Attorney General - Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Pearl River
The New York State Office of the Attorney General's (OAG) Medicaid Fraud Control Unit is seeking an experienced prosecuting attorney to serve as a Special Assistant Attorney General in its Pearl River office. The selected candidate will lead team investigations of allegations of financial fraud in the healthcare industry, and of abuse and neglect of residents of healthcare facilities, present evidence to grand juries, and conduct evidentiary hearings and trials in New York State courts.

NY | Unit Chief - Division of Social Justice, Civil Rights Bureau, Hate Crimes Unit
The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking a dedicated attorney to lead the office's newly-formed Hate Crimes Unit. The Unit, which is within the Civil Rights Bureau in the New York City office, will be responsible for enforcing civil laws that protect New Yorkers from crimes perpetrated against victims because of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, religion, religious practice, age, disability, or sexual orientation. The Unit will also be responsible for developing effective ways to combat hate crimes and hate groups through public education, outreach, and policy work.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Division of Criminal Justice, Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau
The New York State Attorney Office of the General (OAG) is seeking an experienced attorney for the Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau, located in Manhattan. The Bureau investigates and prosecutes criminal acts related to securities fraud, tax fraud, and other white-collar crimes. The Bureau includes attorneys, investigators, auditors, and analysts who conduct complex, long-term criminal investigations and prosecute cases statewide, from charging through conviction.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Division of Social Justice, Health Care Bureau
The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced attorney to serve in its Health Care Bureau in New York City. The Health Care Bureau seeks to protect consumers from deceptive or illegal practices and to ensure access to health care by bringing civil prosecutions for violations of health, insurance, deceptive practice, antidiscrimination and other applicable laws. In addition, the Bureau advocates for legislation and policy initiatives to enhance the rights of health care consumers and their ability to access quality, affordable care in New York State.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Division of Economic Justice, Investor Protection Bureau
The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced attorney, preferably with securities litigation experience, to lead investigations and trials conducted by the Investor Protection Bureau located in New York City. The bureau, which has both regulatory and enforcement authority, protects the public from fraud and misrepresentation in the offering and sale of securities, commodities, franchises and other investment products.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Division of State Counsel, Claims Bureau, Medical Malpractice Section
The New York State Office of the Attorney General's Claims Bureau in New York City is seeking a trial attorney to defend Medical Malpractice cases. The Claims Bureau represents the State of New York and its agencies in the Court of Claims and its employees in State Supreme Court. The selected candidate will defend the State in medical malpractice actions, from commencement through trial, with post-trial briefs often required.

NY | Bureau Chief - Division of Economic Justice, Antitrust Bureau
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced antitrust practitioner to lead its Antitrust Bureau in New York City. The Antitrust Bureau is the nation's premier state antitrust enforcement agency, routinely initiating groundbreaking investigations and litigation to protect consumers and competition in New York, and nationwide.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Division of Social Justice, Environmental Protection Bureau
The Environmental Protection Bureau in the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator to serve in its General Litigation Section for the New York City office. Attorneys in this position represent the State and state agencies in environmental litigation before federal and state courts.

NY | Special Assistant Attorney General - Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Albany
The New York State Office of the Attorney General's (OAG) Medicaid Fraud Control Unit is seeking an experienced prosecuting attorney to serve as a Special Assistant Attorney General in its Albany office.

NY | Assistant Attorneys General - Division of State Counsel, Litigation Bureau
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking experienced litigators to serve as Assistant Attorneys General in the New York City Litigation Bureau.

NY | Regional Director/Supervising Attorney - Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Rochester
The New York State Office of the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) is seeking an attorney with substantial prosecuting experience to lead our Rochester Regional Office, which is responsible for nine counties in west-central New York.

NY | Unit Chief - Division of Criminal Justice, Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit
The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced criminal prosecutor to serve as Chief of the Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Bureau of Consumer Frauds and Protection, Division of Economic Justice
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking a dedicated and motivated attorney for its Bureau of Consumer Frauds and Protection in New York City. The Bureau conducts investigations and litigates in a variety of areas involving consumer protection.

NY | Senior Counsel - Division of Economic Justice
The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced attorney to serve as Senior Counsel for the Division of Economic Justice. The Division is comprised of five litigation Bureaus: Antitrust, Consumer Frauds, Internet and Technology, Taxpayer Protection, and Investor Protection.

NY | Equal Employment Opportunity Officer - Division of Administration
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking a highly collaborative individual with experience investigating and resolving discrimination and harassment complaints.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau
The New York State Attorney Office of the General (OAG) is seeking an experienced attorney for the Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau, located in Buffalo. The Bureau investigates and prosecutes criminal acts related to securities fraud, tax fraud, and other white-collar crimes.

VI | Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Attorney/Director
The attorney will prepare and try felony and misdemeanor criminal cases, and civil cases, individually and in conjunction with a prosecution team, of Medicaid fraud. The attorney will serve as legal advisor and lead attorney for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit will oversee the unit's overall operation. The attorney is expected to use independent judgment in carrying out the work, and set priorities, objectives and deadlines to be met.

VI | Assistant Attorney General - Labor
This attorney will represent clients in a variety of local employment matters including pursuant to Title 24 Section 377 of the Virgin Islands Code, the Office of Collective Bargaining (OCB) is the exclusive representative of the executive branch of the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands in collective bargaining matters. Under the supervision of the Chief negotiator, An Assistant Attorney General - Labor assigned to the OCB is responsible for representing over 30 agencies and entitles in various labor cases.

VI | Assistant Attorney General - Paternity and Child Support Unit, District of St. Croix.
Under the general direction of the Attorney Under the general direction of the Attorney General, this position requires legal professional work which is related to innumerable legal areas. Work in this class is performed in accordance with established rules, policies and procedures; however, an employee is expected to exercise initiative and judgment in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the position.

WV | Director - Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
The West Virginia Attorney General's Office seeks a Director for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit ("MFCU"). The MFCU is charged with investigating, prosecuting and obtaining criminal and civil remedies against individuals and corporate entities responsible for improper or fraudulent Medicaid billing schemes as well as investigating and prosecuting allegations of abuse and neglect of residents in nursing homes and other residential healthcare facilities.

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