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The following openings are provided by and are listed as a service for the state offices of Attorneys General. Please contact the listed office directly. NAAG cannot forward resumes or other inquiries and cannot warrant that a position listed here remains open.


AK | Child Protection Section - Anchorage
The primary responsibility of the attorney in this position is to handle child-in-need-of-aid cases in the Anchorage office. The case load is heavy and focused on litigation. This position requires extensive superior court trial work and a significant amount of written motion practice. The attorney may also have the opportunity to work on child welfare policy and participate in special projects aimed at improving the child welfare system in Alaska.

AK | Special Litigation Section - Anchorage
The Special Litigation section is recruiting for an experienced litigator to handle a diverse case load with an emphasis on employment litigation. The attorney will represent the State in employment cases, including administrative hearings and state and federal court litigation, but will also have the opportunity to litigate other matters assigned to the section.

AK | Torts & Workers' Compensation Section - Anchorage
The attorney assigned to the Torts workgroup will incorporate all aspects of civil litigation defense in both state and federal court, including investigation, discovery, motion practice, trial, and appellate work. In addition to cases filed in Anchorage, the attorney may handle cases filed in other parts of the state including Kenai, Palmer, Fairbanks, and Bethel.

AK | Labor & State Affairs Section, Anchorage
The attorney in this position will be assigned primarily to represent the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs (DMVA)-including the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Office of the Adjutant General-and the Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

AK | Attorney - Natural Resources Section, Anchorage
The attorney hired for this position will represent and advise the State of Alaska in both litigation and transactional work concerning natural resource matters that involve significant state revenues and interests, especially in connection with mining, both large and small scale.

AK | Attorney - Regulatory Affairs & Public Advocacy Section, Anchorage
The attorney selected for this position will do a range of work handled by the Regulatory Affairs and Public Advocacy (RAPA) Section. The RAPA section primarily performs the Attorney General's statutory function of representing the public interest in utility and pipeline carrier matters before the Regulatory Commission of Alaska. The section also provides policy analysis on related matters.

AK | Assistant Attorney General - Special Litigation Section
The Special Litigation section in the Anchorage Attorney General's Office is recruiting for an experienced litigator to handle a diverse case load. Special litigation attorneys work in a team environment, collaborating with subject matter specialists and appellate attorneys to handle complex, high profile and/or expedited litigation at the trial court level.

AK | Attorney - Oil & Gas Section
The attorney hired for this position will represent and advise the State of Alaska in both litigation and transactional work concerning natural resource matters that involve significant state revenues and interests. The attorney primarily will represent and advise the Department of Natural Resources and Department of Revenue on a diverse range of legal matters, which may include leasing, permitting, tax, and royalties, and also will be responsible for providing aid to state agencies in legislative and regulatory matters, including the review, analysis, drafting, and promulgation of state statutes and regulations.

AK | Torts & Workers' Compensation Section - Anchorage
The attorney assigned to the Torts workgroup will incorporate all aspects of civil litigation defense in both state and federal court, including investigation, discovery, motion practice, trial, and appellate work. In addition to cases filed in Anchorage, the attorney may handle cases filed in other parts of the state including Kenai, Palmer, Fairbanks, and Bethel.

AS | Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Prosecutor
The Attorney General's Office of American Samoa is looking for prosecutors of all ranges of experience to join its Criminal Division as Assistant Attorneys General. The Attorney General's Office is responsible for prosecuting all crimes in the only American Territory south of the equator. The Office is currently looking to hire felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile prosecutors. Benefits include monthly salary, leave and medical benefits, government provided housing, and free transportation to the Territory and back to the mainland upon completion of contract.

DC | Sr. Executive Assistant
This position is located in the Immediate Office of the Office of the Attorney General. The incumbent serves as personal assistant to the Attorney General with the full range of assistant responsibilities.

DC | Trial Attorney, Public Safety Division, Juvenile Section
The District of Columbia Office of Attorney General seeks a trial attorney for the Juvenile Section of its Public Safety Division. The Juvenile Section handles all juvenile prosecutions in the District of Columbia and cases involving truancy and status violations. The Section has jurisdiction to charge a juvenile for any criminal offense under the D.C. Code, Federal Code, or D.C. Municipal Regulations.

DC | Trial Attorney (Welfare Fraud Prosecutor), Criminal Section
The Public Safety Division of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) for the District of Columbia believes that the challenges that face the criminal justice system today require innovative and unique solutions. OAG seeks a trial attorney for the Criminal Section who is a team player and highly motivated to be a prosecutor. The attorney will have tremendous responsibility from day one with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment that involves a significant caseload and court experience.

DC | Section Chief, Juvenile Section
The Juvenile Section operates with an understanding that youth involved in the juvenile justice system present myriad issues that may contribute to their court involvement. The Juvenile Section of its Public Safety Division (PSD) handles all juvenile prosecutions in the District of Columbia and cases involving delinquency offenses.

HI | Attorneys
Licensed attorneys who wish to provide legal services to the State for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2019, are invited to submit a Statement of Qualifications and Expression of Interest to the Attorney General pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes 103D-304, as the need arises.

IA | Assistant Attorney General - Medicaid
Iowa Attorney General seeks attorney to represent IA Dept. of Human Services. Provides advice on Medicaid program, represents DHS in administrative hearings and state court actions and considerable policy analysis of complex state and federal law.

IL | Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Appeals
The Criminal Appeals Division is the sole office responsible for briefing and presenting oral argument on behalf of the People in criminal cases before the Illinois Supreme Court. Attorneys enjoy considerable autonomy in briefing cases under the guidance of supervising attorneys and participate in moot courts to prepare for oral arguments. New hires can expect to present an oral argument within one year.

MN | Attorney - Farm and Rural Community
The Office of Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is seeking an experienced lawyer to focus primarily on issues affecting Minnesota's farmers and farm communities, especially those experiencing risks to their livelihood and success. The attorney will primarily be responsible for creating and carrying out strategic litigation and consumer protection priorities for the Office.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Labor Bureau
The Labor Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General (NYAG) is seeking an attorney to serve as an Assistant Attorney General (AAG) in the New York City office. The Labor Bureau has been nationally recognized for aggressively enforcing labor standards in low-wage industries.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Civil Rights Bureau
The New York State Office of the Attorney General seeks a dedicated attorney with significant litigation experience to serve in the Civil Rights Bureau in the New York City office. Applicants must possess 7-10 years of experience in complex civil rights litigation - including chairing or co-chairing trials or evidentiary hearings in either federal or state court, and engaging in discovery and motion practice - as well as excellent research, writing, and advocacy skills.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Civil Rights Bureau
The New York State Office of the Attorney General seeks a dedicated attorney with significant litigation experience to serve in the Civil Rights Bureau in the New York City office. Applicants must possess two (2) or more years of experience in complex civil rights litigation - including participating in trials or evidentiary hearings in federal or state court, and engaging in discovery and motion practice - as well as excellent research, writing, and advocacy skills.

NY | Assistant Counsel - Executive Division
The Executive Division of the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an Assistant Counsel in New York City. The Assistant Counsel will have primary responsibility for all of the OAG's records access requests (i.e., Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)), as well as maintaining and implementing the OAG's record retention policies.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Litigation Bureau
The Court Administration and Regulatory Enforcement (CARE) Section of the Litigation Bureau in the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator to serve in the New York City office.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Torts Section, New York City
The Claims Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) in New York City is seeking an experienced trial attorney for the Torts Section. The Claims Bureau is a trial bureau that represents the State of New York and its agencies in the Court of Claims and its employees in New York State Supreme Court in a wide variety of litigation, including unjust conviction, highway design, false arrest and imprisonment, labor law, contract, premises liability and fleet claims involving State vehicles.

NY | Bureau Chief - Public Integrity Bureau, New York City
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced prosecutor to serve as the Bureau Chief of the Public Integrity Bureau (PIB). PIB investigates and seeks to vindicate the public's trust in honest government. The selected candidate will oversee the Bureau's investigations, settlements and prosecutions, supervise all Bureau staff, and provide counsel to the Executive staff, as needed.

NY | Bureau Chief - Litigation Bureau, Albany
The Division of State Counsel in the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator to serve as the Bureau Chief of the Litigation Bureau in Albany. The Bureau represents the State of New York and its agencies and officers in state and federal courts in a wide range of lawsuits, including legal actions relating to education, social services, public employment, public health, law enforcement/prisons, housing, banking, insurance and taxation.

NY | Bureau Chief - Investor Protection Bureau, New York City
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced securities litigator to lead its premier Investor Protection Bureau located in New York City. The Investor Protection Bureau is responsible for the enforcement of New York’s blue sky laws, known as the Martin Act. The Bureau Chief will supervise attorneys and support staff in their civil investigations and affirmative lawsuits on behalf of the Office.

NY | Bureau Chief - Civil Rights Bureau, New York City
The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced lawyer to lead its Civil Rights Bureau, located in New York City. The Bureau enforces laws that protect all New Yorkers from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and military status, source of income or disability.

NY | Bureau Chief - Litigation Bureau, New York City
The Division of State Counsel in the New York State Office of the Attorney General ("OAG") is seeking an experienced litigator to serve as the Bureau Chief of the Litigation Bureau in the New York City office. The Bureau represents the State of New York and its agencies and officers in state and federal courts in legal actions relating to education, social services, public employment, public health, law enforcement/prisons, housing, banking, insurance and taxation.

OK | Assistant Attorney General
The Criminal Appeals Unit represents the state in the criminal appeals process to ensure that the decisions rendered by judges and juries are upheld in the appellate courts. The successful candidate will be responsible for representing the State in criminal appellate cases before the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals and representing prison wardens in federal habeas actions.

VT | Chief of the Criminal Law Division
The Attorney General's Office seeks a full time Assistant Attorney General to serve as Chief of the Criminal Law Division. The Criminal Division is a statewide prosecutorial agency that handles a wide variety of serious criminal offenses including homicide, child exploitation, sexual assault, drug trafficking, Medicaid fraud, and elder abuse.

WA | Supervising Principle Forensic Analyst (Financial Examiner IV) - Medicaid Fraud Unit
The Medicaid Fraud Control Division (MFCD) of the Washington State Attorney General's Office is expanding to better serve the people of the State of Washington! As part of this expansion we have a new Supervising Principle Forensic Analyst position to conduct and supervise complex forensic financial accounting examinations and data analysis of Medicaid and Managed Care entities/providers and residential facilities. This position will be located in Olympia, Washington.

WA | Financial Examiner III/Forensic Analyst - Medicaid Fraud Unit
The Medicaid Fraud Control Division (MFCD) of the Washington State Attorney General's Office is expanding to better serve the people of the State of Washington! As part of this expansion we have two new Financial Examiner 3 / Forensic Analyst positions to conduct complex forensic financial accounting examinations and data analysis of Medicaid and Managed Care entities/providers and residential facilities. These positions are in Seattle and Spokane.

WA | Clinical Health Care Investigator - Medicaid Fraud Unit
The Medicaid Fraud Control Division (MFCD) of the Washington State Attorney General's Office is recruiting for a permanent full time Clinical Healthcare Investigator. As a clinical health care investigator, this position serves as the principal medical resource for investigations and serves as the principle medical liaison for MFC staff by planning, evaluating, analyzing, researching, reviewing, interpreting, determining, investigating, summarizing and reporting findings on medical related matters. This position is located in Olympia or Spokane.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Water & Natural Resources
The Wyoming Attorney General's Office seeks an attorney for the Water & Natural Resources Division to represent the State of Wyoming and the Department of Environmental Quality in litigation, enforcement, and day-to-day legal matters. This position will primarily, but not exclusively, represent the Solid and Hazardous Waste Division of the Department of Environmental Quality.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Division
The Wyoming Attorney General's office seeks an attorney in the Criminal Division to represent the State. As an assistant attorney general, this attorney may litigate appeals in front of the Wyoming Supreme Court and litigate state post-conviction and federal habeas corpus challenges to convictions and sentences in the state and federal district courts. This attorney may also assist in advising criminal justice agency clients. This attorney may also participate in civil litigation, administrative hearings, drafting opinions, and other duties as assigned.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Civil Division
This position is for an attorney to serve in the Civil Division of the Office of the Wyoming Attorney General. This attorney will represent the State of Wyoming, various licensing boards, and the Department of Education. The attorney will assist these agencies and others with advice on legal matters on a day-to-day basis, represent clients in litigation and appeals, draft formal legal opinions, review contracts, and review administrative rules and regulations.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Water & Natural Resources
The Wyoming Attorney General's Office seeks an attorney for the Water & Natural Resources Division to represent the State of Wyoming and the Department of Environmental Quality in litigation, enforcement, and day-to-day legal matters. This position will primarily, but not exclusively, represent the Land Quality and Industrial Siting Divisions of the Department of Environmental Quality, as well as the Abandoned Mine Lands Program.

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