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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.

AS | Assistant Attorney General - Civil and Criminal Divisions
The Office of the Attorney General in American Samoa is currently accepting resumes for Assistant Attorney General positions within our Civil and Criminal Divisions. A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail is required.

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.

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 | Deputy 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 Deputy Bureau Chief of the Public Integrity Bureau (PIB). This position is located in New York City. PIB investigates and seeks to vindicate the public's trust in honest government.

NY | E-Discovery Document Review Manager - Information Technology Bureau, Practice Technologies Group
The Information Technology (IT) Bureau in the New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an attorney to serve as an EDiscovery Document Review Manager (EDDRM) in the Practice Technologies Group. The EDDRM will play an integral role within the PTG which is responsible for providing litigation support services including e-discovery, document review, and consulting on document collection and review.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Litigation Bureau, New York City
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. The Bureau represents and defends the State of New York and its agencies, officials and employees in federal and state courts in civil actions and proceedings involving civil rights, education, social services, public employment, public health, law enforcement, corrections, state finance, insurance, taxation, and other litigation matters arising out of state legislation, regulations, and operations.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Labor Bureau, New York City
The Labor Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) 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, especially in low-wage industries where exploitation of workers is common.

NY | Workers Compensation Section Chief - Labor Bureau, New York City
The Labor Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General (NYAG) is seeking an attorney to serve as the Workers' Compensation Section Chief (Section Chief) in the New York City office. The Labor Bureau has been nationally recognized for aggressively enforcing labor standards, especially in low-wage industries where exploitation of workers is common.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Environmental Protection Bureau, New York City
The Environmental Protection Bureau in the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking a litigator to serve in its Affirmative Litigation Section for the New York City office. This position would involve representing the State on energy, environmental, and public health matters in litigation before federal and state courts, as well as administrative agencies.

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, New York City
The New York State Office of the Attorney General's (OAG) Medicaid Fraud Control Unit is seeking experienced prosecuting attorneys to serve as Special Assistant Attorney General in its New York City 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 | 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 | Assistant Attorney General - Real Estate Finance Bureau Enforcement Section, New York City
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking a litigator to serve as an Assistant Attorney General in the Enforcement Section of the Real Estate Finance Bureau (REF). The ideal applicant will be a highly motivated individual with at least three (3) years of litigation experience. Applicants must possess excellent analytical, writing, research, and communication skills.

NY | Senior Enforcement Counsel - Real Estate Finance Bureau, New York City
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced affirmative litigator to serve as Senior Enforcement Counsel in the Real Estate Finance Bureau (REF). The ideal applicant will be a highly motivated individual with at least seven (7) years of experience litigating in New York courts. Applicants must possess excellent analytical, writing, research, and communication skills.

NY | Assistant Attorney General In Charge - Division of Regional Affairs, Binghamton
New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking a dynamic litigator committed to public service to head its Binghamton Regional Office. The Regional Office represents the State, its agencies and officers in a wide range of federal and state court litigation, as well as handles consumer, charities and social and economic justice matters. Applicants must have a minimum of ten (10) years of litigation experience.

NY | Assistant Attorney General - Executive Division, New York City
The Executive Division of the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an Assistant Attorney General with significant litigation experience to serve in the Office of Federal Initiatives in the New York City office. The Office manages and coordinates the litigation of constitutional and administrative law challenges to federal agency rulemaking and other federal agency action, including New York's participation in the federal administrative rulemaking process.

NY | Section Chief - General Litigation Section, Environmental Protection Bureau
The Environmental Protection Bureau in the New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced litigator to serve as Section Chief of the General Litigation Section. The General Litigation Section represents state agencies in both defensive and affirmative civil litigation in state and federal courts. The Section Chief is responsible for managing that litigation and supervising a group of attorneys with diverse experience and skills. This position is located in New York City.

OR | Medicaid Fraud Investigator
Portland Legal - DOJ Initial Posting Date: 10/02/2019 Application Deadline: 03/09/2020 Agency: Department of Justice Salary Range: $4,102 - $5,998 Position Type: Employee Position Title: DOJ Medicaid Fraud Investigator 3 - Portland Job Description: This recruitment is being used to develop a pool of qualified applicants and will remain open until the position or positions are filled. Please be aware that the recruitment may close at any point. The Oregon Department of Justice is conducting a nationwide search for experienced investigators interested in joining our team as a Medicaid Fraud Investigator (Investigator 3). At this time, we are hiring two (2) non-sworn, permanent, full-time positions.

TX | Assistant Attorney General, Section Chief - Human Trafficking & Transnational/Organized Crime Section
Serves as Section Chief of the Special Prosecutions Division of the Office of the Attorney General, an agency of the State of Texas. Manages the Human Trafficking and Transnational\Organized Crime Section of the division. Serves as the Agency's subject matter expert in the areas of Human Trafficking and Transnational\Organized Crime. OAG employees enjoy excellent benefits along with tremendous opportunities to do important work and make a positive difference in the lives of all Texans.

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.

VT | Assistant Attorney General - Medicaid Fraud and Residential Abuse Unit.
The Vermont Attorney General's Office, Medicaid Fraud and Residential Abuse Unit (MFRAU), is seeking a full-time Assistant Attorney General to represent the State in criminal justice and civil matters in the trial and appellate courts. The individual selected for this position may also represent the State in ancillary proceedings related to criminal prosecutions - such as post-conviction relief proceedings - and also before state boards and committees.

VT | Assistant Attorney General - Administrative Law Unit
The Vermont Attorney General's Office (AGO) seeks an attorney to join the Administrative Law Unit, representing State agencies in employment and civil rights litigation before the Vermont Labor Relations Board, the Vermont Human Rights Commission, state and federal courts, and the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Attorneys in the Administrative Law Unit work closely with the Department of Human Resources on contested employment and labor relations matters arising with respect to the State's approximately 10,000 employees.

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