The Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced civil litigation attorney to serve as an Assistant Attorney General in the General Civil and Trial Unit of the Office’s Trial Section. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.
ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL (00250)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
CIVIL LITIGATION DIVISION
DUTIES: The successful candidate will defend the Commonwealth of Virginia, its agencies and departments, and its officials and employees in state and federal courts, litigating cases which can range from personal injury torts to alleged violations of constitutional rights. The representation will include drafting pleadings and briefs, conducting all aspects of discovery, including investigation and advice to clients through the course of litigation, court appearances, and trial and appellate work.
QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to the Virginia State Bar required. A minimum of four (4) years of civil litigation experience in federal or state court is preferred but similar litigation or other relevant experience considered. The position requires exceptional written and verbal communication skills, proficiency in time management, the ability to manage a diverse and challenging caseload, and the flexibility to work both independently and as a team member. Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure and adjust priorities without close supervision. This position presents an exciting and rewarding opportunity for the right candidate to be a part of a dynamic team and to perform a valuable public service.
SALARY: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
TO APPLY: Please apply on-line at http://jobs.virginia.gov. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, April 14, 2017.
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