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The following position closes July 21, 2019

Attorney – Civil Appeals Division

There is an opening for an Assistant Solicitor General to work in the Civil Appeals Division. This position will be located in Salt Lake and is open to the public.

The Civil Appeals Division of the Utah Attorney General’s Office has an opening for an attorney to represent state government entities and employees in civil appeals. The attorney will carry a substantial appellate case load, present oral argument, supervise other appellate matters, review and edit briefs and pleadings, and provide, as needed, legal advice concerning relevant aspects of Utah and federal law and procedure. At a minimum, the position requires excellent analytical, writing and oral advocacy skills, familiarity with rules of appellate procedure, proficiency with proper legal citation rules, and the ability to provide and accept constructive edits of work product. The attorney must also be able to maintain a collegial work environment. Strong preference will be given for applicants with civil appellate experience and/or prior appellate judicial clerkships. Membership in the Utah State Bar in good standing is required. This position is a career service position upon successful completion of a one-year probationary period. The State of Utah offers eligible employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program.  

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah State jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 19692. A resume and writing sample of no more than 20 pages must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is July 21, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The Attorney General’s Office is an Equal Opportunity employer. Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.


The following position closes July 22, 2019

Antitrust Attorney – Tax, Financial Services, and Antitrust Division

There is an opening for an Assistant Attorney General to work in the Tax, Financial Services, and Antitrust Division. This position will be located in Salt Lake and is open to the public.

The Tax, Financial Services, and Antitrust Division of the Office of the Utah Attorney General has an immediate opening for an attorney in its Antitrust Section. The attorney will primarily practice antitrust law, and may also handle civil cases in related areas, including enforcement of Utah’s data breach statutes. These are typically complex cases that involve extensive discovery and motion practice, and require familiarity with federal and state procedural rules. The attorney will work with the other attorneys and support staff in the Antitrust Section, the United States Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, other federal agencies, assistant attorneys general from other states, private counsel, and financial experts.  Membership in the Utah State Bar in good standing is required. The job requires travel several times a year, often for several days at a time, to conferences, meetings, depositions, and court proceedings.

This position is for an attorney with experience in the practice of antitrust law or similarly complex litigation (e.g. MDL practice). Six to twelve years of legal practice is preferred, though the position may be filled with a less experienced or somewhat more experienced attorney. While trial experience is desirable, it is not required. In addition to antitrust law knowledge and relevant trial experience, preference will be given to an applicant with formal education (e.g. masters, major, or minor) in economics or accounting, or completion of recognized training in data security and management (e.g. CIPP certification).

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 20181. A resume, a writing sample (preferably a full document such as a legal brief no more than 15 pages long) and a cover letter stating why you are interested in and well suited for this position must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The cover letter should highlight any particularly relevant experience or education (such as a background in economics or accounting) and should explain why the applicant wants to practice antitrust law. A security background check is completed as a condition of employment. The deadline for applying is July 22, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. The Attorney General’s Office is an equal opportunity employer.


The following position closes July 25, 2019

Nurse Analyst – Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

There is an opening for a Nurse Analyst to work in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. This position will be located in Murray and is open to the public.

The Utah Office of Attorney General, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, has an immediate opening for an experienced registered nurse to aid in the investigations of Medicaid fraud.  Incumbents perform duties within the scope of their licensure to include evaluation of the administration of the Medicaid Program, and the evaluation of health provider services, including the recovery of incorrect reimbursements. Incumbents audit and investigate Medicaid providers suspected of inappropriately billing the Medicaid Program; identify over payments, and refer cases of suspected fraud to the appropriate agency for possible criminal investigation. Incumbents will also review allegations of resident abuse and neglect. Incumbents represent the agency at informal and/or formal hearings and provide training, education and assistance to Medicaid providers on appropriate coding, and ensure compliance with current Medicaid policy and regulations.

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 20538. A resume and cover letter must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application.  The deadline for applying is July 25, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. The Attorney General’s Office is an equal opportunity employer.  Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.


The following position closes July 29, 2019

Attorney – Child & Family Support Division

There is an opening for an Assistant Attorney General to work in the Child and Family Support Division. This position will be located in Provo and is open to the public.

The Child and Family Support Division of the Utah Office of the Attorney General has an immediate opening for an attorney in its Provo Section. The attorney will assume responsibility for an existing child support caseload representing the Office of Recovery Services. The successful candidate should have excellent oral advocacy analytical and writing skills and be available to work out of our Provo office. The job requires occasional travel.

This position is for an attorney with 0-5 years of legal experience. All applicants must be members in good standing of the Utah Bar. The position is a career service position upon successful completion of a one-year probationary period. The State of Utah offers eligible employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program.

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah State jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 20448. A resume and cover letter must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is July 29, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. The Attorney General’s Office is an equal opportunity employer. Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.


The Utah Attorney General’s Office is committed to fair and equal hiring practices. You can view our office’s Equal Employment Opportunity Plan Utilization Report here.

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