Monday , January 30 2023

Assistant Attorney General jobs

Website DC Government

Job Description:

The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (OAG) is committed to providing the highest quality legal and programmatic services to the District and its residents while ensuring the health and safety of employees, customers, clients, volunteers, contractors, and other visitors.

The District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors. In support of these values, OAG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including having received a booster shot within five months from either the date of the second shot for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines (or two months from the single-shot of Johnson & Johnson), except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are the selected candidate, as of your start date, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including timely received booster vaccine, or you must request an exemption from your representative.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Using job knowledge, training, experience, and expertise to provide clear, thorough, well-reasoned, creative and timely advice to supervisors, clients, and other government officials
  • With supervisor approval, developing and implementing litigative strategies appropriate to the case including but not limited to discovery, motions, and trial/hearing practice; and
  • Conducting legal writing and research, including identifying legal/factual issues from all relevant sources and correctly analyzing them;
  • Orally preparing and presenting the position of the District of Columbia and OAG clearly, logically, and persuasively, while displaying technique and demeanor appropriate for the forum;
  • Establishing and maintaining productive, responsive, and courteous working relationships with co-workers, agencies and individuals, including the courts and private bar);
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Candidates must have at least 10 years of relevant litigation experience and excellent oral and written communication skills for consideration for the grade 14 salary. Personnel and labor experience is preferred.
  • The successful candidate must have a law degree and be an active member in good standing of the bar of any jurisdiction.  If not a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the candidate must be sworn into the District of Columbia Bar within 360 days of his/her initial appointment with the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia.
  • Candidates must possess excellent legal research and writing skills and strong interpersonal skills. Candidates must have experience handling a large volume of cases and possess the ability to work under pressure without sacrificing the quality of work. The successful candidate should be a self-starter with the ability to work with a high degree of independence.

Job Details:

Company: DC Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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