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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 | Attorney - Labor & State Affairs, Juneau or Anchorage
The Labor & State Affairs section is recruiting for a full-time attorney to practice primarily in the area of elections law. It is highly preferred that this position be located in the Juneau office, though consideration will be given to current Anchorage based candidates with particularly strong qualifications. This position is assigned to represent and advise the Lieutenant Governor's Office and the Division of Elections.

AK | Attorney - Labor & State Affairs, Anchorage
The Labor and State Affairs section is recruiting for a full-time attorney in the Anchorage office to provide legal services to and represent the Department of Labor and Workforce Development and the Department of Administration. The attorney selected for this position will represent and advise the Division of Motor Vehicles, including independently handling motor vehicle and driver license appeals at the administrative and appellate levels and providing regular agency advice.

AK | Attorney - Opinions, Appeals & Ethics Section, Anchorage
The Opinions, Appeals & Ethics Section of the Alaska Department of Law is looking for a talented and hard-working attorney to join our legal team in the Anchorage office. The job consists primarily of civil appellate work, critical motion practice in the trial courts, and giving advice to government agency clients on complex legal matters. If you want to do meaningful work in a collegial and professionally fulfilling workplace, we hope you will consider joining us.

AK | Attorney - Environmental Section, Anchorage
The attorney will represent the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation on a variety of transactional, administrative, and litigation matters relating primarily to the agency's Division of Spill Prevention and Response, Division of Air Quality and Division of Water. The caseload would likely include agency advice, contaminated sites, oil spills, cost recovery, project permitting, permit compliance, oil spill contingency plans, and appeals of agency decisions.

AK | Attorney - Torts & Workers' Compensation, 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 | 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. Some travel within Alaska will be necessary.

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.

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 | Trial Attorney - Child Support Services Division
The Child Support Services Division (CSSD) of the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia is seeking an Trial Attorney for the Policy, Training and Administrative Affairs Section. CSSD administers the District's child support services program that includes locating non-custodial parents, establishing legal paternity, establishing support orders, enforcing legal support obligations including medical support, and modifying support orders.

DC | Attorney Advisor - Land Use and Public Works Section
The successful candidate will be responsible for attending, and providing legal guidance at, meetings and hearings of the Zoning Commission (ZC) (all held in the evening) and the Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA). He or she will work closely with the Director of the Office of Zoning and the Secretaries to the ZC and BZA in identifying potential legal issues arising before both bodies and will respond by providing memoranda of legal advice.

DC | Trial Attorney - Civil Litigation Division
The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia seeks a trial attorney for Section II of its Civil Litigation Division. The Civil Litigation Division defends the District of Columbia in civil lawsuits filed in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in which plaintiffs seek money damages and/or injunctive relief.

DC | Trial Attorney - Mental Health Services
The Mental Health Section represents the Department of Behavioral Health prosecuting involuntary civil commitment cases and guardianship cases. Attorneys in the Mental Health Section litigate probable cause, revocation, status, and guardianship hearings, bench and jury trials before the Family Court of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, and hearings before the Commission on Mental Health (comprised of a judge and two clinicians).

NY | Assistant Solicitor General - New York City & Albany
The Office of the New York State Attorney General is seeking attorneys to serve as an assistant solicitor general in the New York City and Albany Bureaus of the Division of Appeals and Opinions. The Division of Appeals and Opinions represents New York State, its agencies, and its officers, in appellate litigation on a wide range of constitutional, statutory, and common law issues affecting the interests of the State. An assistant solicitor general should expect to brief and argue a substantial caseload of appeals before the state and federal appellate courts, draft briefs amicus curiae, make recommendations concerning proposed appeals and amicus filings, and make recommendations concerning possible intervention in cases where the constitutionality of a state statute is brought into question.

NY | Special Assistant Attorney General - Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in the New York State Office of the Attorney General's (OAG) is seeking experienced prosecuting attorneys who will lead investigations of financial fraud in the healthcare industry, present evidence to grand juries, and conduct evidentiary hearings and trials in New York State courts, and who will lead investigations and prosecutions of abuse and neglect of residents of nursing homes. Applicants for prosecutorial positions should have substantial grand jury and trial experience that preferably includes the investigation and prosecution of financial crimes. Experience drafting and overseeing the execution of search and eavesdropping warrants is a plus. This position is located in New York City.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Consumer Protection Unit
This position is for an attorney to provide professional legal representation of and assistance to the Consumer Protection Unit in the investigation of consumer complaints and the enforcement of the Wyoming Consumer Protection Act.

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 - Department of Family Services
The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is seeking an attorney to provide professional legal representation to the Department of Family Services. The representation of the Department of Family Services will include representation of the Agency in appeals to the Wyoming Supreme Court; termination of parental rights cases; guardianships; contested case matters pertaining to child abuse or neglect substantiations and/or vulnerable adult neglect or abuse substantiations; subpoenas; contested case matters related to child care licensing and public welfare benefits matters; rules and practices and administrative proceedings involving and affecting the state's child care licensing program and public welfare benefits programs, including Child Care Purchase of Services, SNAP, POWER, TANF and LIEAP.

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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