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The following recruitment closes August 23, 2018

Appellate Attorney – Criminal Appeals Division

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

The Criminal Appeals Division of the Utah Attorney General’s Office is seeking an appellate attorney to. Duties include representing the State of Utah in state and federal appellate courts in felony and death penalty appeals and consulting with prosecutors statewide. The attorney will carry a substantial appellate briefing load, respond to pre-briefing matters as assigned, and present oral argument. Proven excellent written and oral advocacy skills and the ability to meet pressing filing deadlines are a must. Strong preference will be given for appellate and criminal law experience. Membership in the Utah State Bar 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. Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 16718. A resume and writing sample must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is August 23, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. The Attorney General’s Office is an Equal Opportunity employer.


The following recruitment closes August 26, 2018

Legal Assistant – State Agency Counsel Division

There is an opening for a Legal Assistant to work in the State Agency Counsel Division. This position will be located in Salt Lake and is open to the public.

The Attorney General’s Office has an opening for a Legal Assistant (Paralegal) position to support the Office of State Debt Collection. Some secretarial duties may be required. The Legal Assistant will work under the general direction of attorneys, and other legal assistants. In accordance with the ABA Rules of Professional Conduct, Legal Assistants may perform minor legal tasks which would otherwise be performed by an attorney. This position requires at least an associate’s degree in paralegal studies from an accredited institution, a bachelor’s degree in a related field or NALA, NFPA or NALS certifications. In addition, applicants should have five years experience working as a paralegal, with debt collection estate experience preferred. The Legal Assistant should have sufficient direct legal experience to be given moderate independence in planning and completing their assignments. The Legal Assistant may assist in case preparation including preparing for hearings and trial; locating, obtaining, tracking, and disseminating information and evidence; conduct factual research; compile and organize information obtained throughout litigation; review and manage case files and be responsible for maintaining document control; search public and private records; tracks dockets and case calendaring; draft routine legal documents; and assist in preparing and formatting electronic pleadings, motions and other documents for e-filing in state and federal courts and other forums. The Legal Assistant should be comfortable with processing electronic documents, electronic discovery and case management and be proficient with modern legal office technologies, including: Microsoft Office, Gmail, Google Drive, Adobe Acrobat Pro,Westlaw, and case management/document management software. The Legal Assistant will be expected to produce quality work product, occasionally under tight deadlines, and work in a team environment.

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 16894. The deadline for applying is August 26, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. The Attorney General’s Office is an Equal Opportunity employer.


The following recruitment closes August 30, 2018
 
Contract Attorney – White Collar & Commercial Enforcement Division

There is an opening for an Assistant Attorney General to work in the White Collar & Commercial Enforcement Division. This is a one year contract position without benefits. This position will be located in Salt Lake and is open to the public.

The Office of the Utah Attorney General, White Collar and Commercial Enforcement Division has an immediate opening for a one-year contract attorney to advise and represent the Utah Division of Real Estate.  Civil and/or administrative litigation is preferred.  Thorough knowledge of administrative and civil law and procedure, and the laws regulating the real estate industry preferred.  Work will include representing the Division in disciplinary and enforcement actions, including appeals, in both administrative and judicial venues, as well as performing other duties as legal counsel for the Division.  Applicants must possess excellent written and oral advocacy skills and have the experience and ability to immediately take over an existing caseload.  Membership in the Utah State Bar in good standing is required. The position is located in Salt Lake City. 

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 16639. A resume and cover letter must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is August 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Office of the Attorney General is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.


The following recruitment closes September 2, 2018
 
Attorney – State Agency Counsel Division

There is an opening for an Assistant Attorney General to work in the State Agency Counsel Division. This position will be located in Salt Lake and is open to the public.

The State Agency Counsel Division of the Utah Attorney General’s Office has an opening for an attorney position with 5 or more years of experience providing full time representation of the Utah Labor Commission, Occupational Safety and Health, and Anti-discrimination and Labor Divisions. Litigation and courtroom experience required. Administrative law experience desired, and familiarity with occupational health and safety and representation of state agencies preferred. Successful candidate will have experience with or ability to handle a high volume administrative and/or litigation caseload, as well as the ability to triage and move cases forward. Successful applicant must have excellent case management skills, as well as the ability to build rapport and work cooperatively with client agency representatives. Successful applicant will have demonstrated ability to learn, interpret, and apply complex administrative laws related to occupational safety and health, to represent the State in matters relating to employee wage claims and to successfully participate in client trainings, meetings with opposing counsel, administrative and court hearings, and mediations. Current membership in good standing with the Utah State Bar is required.

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 16964. A resume and cover letter must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is September 2, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Office of the Attorney General is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.


The following recruitment closes September 4, 2018
 
Attorney – Child Protection Division

There is an opening for an Assistant Attorney General to work in the Child Protection Division. This position will be located in Salt Lake and is open to the public.

The Utah Office of the Attorney General, Child Protection Division, has an opening for an attorney to represent the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) in the Salt Lake office. This position entails handling a variety of general counsel duties, such as administrative hearings, substantiation hearings in juvenile court, subpoenas in district court proceedings, and records access requests (GRAMA). This position may require some travel and occasional coverage of other juvenile court matters. This is an entry level position. Membership in the Utah State Bar in good standing is required.

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 17007. A resume and cover letter must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is September 4, 2018 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 recruitment closes September 6, 2018
 

Attorney – Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

There is an opening for an Assistant Attorney General 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 attorney experienced in complex criminal or civil litigation. The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit investigates and prosecutes fraud in the provision of Medicaid Services. The Unit also investigates and prosecutes cases statewide involving abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable individuals who reside in all types of board and care facilities. The successful candidate will be required to become cross designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney and assist with joint state and federal cases. Three years prior litigation experience involving complex criminal or civil cases is required. Prior experience in the health care industry is also preferred.  Membership in good standing with the Utah State Bar is required. Salary is commensurate with experience in conjunction with the Attorney General’s Office career service matrix. 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 17042. A resume and cover letter must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is September 6, 2018 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 recruitment closes September 9, 2018
 
Attorney – Litigation Division

There is an opening for an Assistant Attorney General to work in the Litigation Division, Tort Section. This position will be located in Salt Lake and is open to the public.

The Utah Attorney General’s Office, Litigation Division, has an immediate opening for an attorney to defend government entities and their employees in tort litigation. At least 3 years of complex tort litigation experience in state and federal courts is required. Applicant should possess excellent writing and oral advocacy skills and should have the experience and ability to immediately take over an existing caseload and be able to try both jury and non-jury cases of a complicated nature. Travel is required as incumbents will need to represent their client agencies in legal proceedings throughout the State. Current membership in good standing in the Utah State Bar is required.

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 16913. A resume and writing sample must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is September 9, 2018 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.

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