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The following recruitment closes September 6, 2017

Legal Assistant – State Agency Counsel Division

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

Some secretarial duties are required. This position requires at least a paralegal associates degree from an accredited institution, or a bachelor’s degree in a related field. In addition, applicants should have at least 5 years of full-time paralegal experience, with civil litigation experience preferred. The Legal Assistant should have sufficient direct legal experience to be given moderate independence in planning and completing their assignments. Applicant must have interpersonal skills and ability to manage high-volume, high-stress environment, complex litigation and transactional experience.

For more information and to apply for the position, please go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 13289. The deadline for applying is September 6, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.  Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.


The following recruitment closes September 10, 2017

Attorney – Utah Prosecution Council

The Utah Prosecution Council (UPC), a division within the Utah Attorney General’s Office, is seeking to hire a full time Sexual Assault / Domestic Violence Resource Prosecutor (SADVRP).  The position is an at-will employee of UPC and is considered a non-merit employee of the Utah Attorney General’s Office. This is an on-going, full-time position with UPC.  Applicants will be required to review and comply with the Attorney General’s Policy Manual. 

This position is funded by continuing, dedicated funds from the legislature and is intended to be a long-term position. Factors in determining salary include bar admission date and experience, with the Council making the final salary determination.  Additionally, the SADVRP will be eligible for a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, be enrolled/remain enrolled in the state retirement system, as well as a comprehensive leave program.  Subject to approval, the SADVRP may choose to work a flexible schedule.

The SADVRP shall be responsible for the following:

  1. To work with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) to develop training in trauma-informed response and investigation of sexual assault and sexual abuse and to conduct such training.
  2. To train prosecutors in trauma informed response and investigation of sexual assault and sexual abuse.
  3. To serve as a resource for prosecution agencies throughout Utah.
  4. To work collaboratively with partner agencies to improve statewide capacity for effective criminal justice responses to sexual violence, domestic violence and related offenses, and to hold offenders accountable while honoring the needs of victims.
  5. To work closely with other partner agencies involved in the intervention of, and response to, sexual assault and domestic violence.

Further responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. In collaboration with other agencies, conduct knowledge and training needs assessments related to sexual assault and domestic violence in the law enforcement and prosecution communities.
  2. Develop training materials.
  3. Participate in and/or present at specialized trainings and professional development seminars related to current and emerging issues in sexual violence and domestic violence response.
  4. Develop and present specialized trainings and workshops in conjunction with UPC’s training schedule, with partner agencies and at national seminars.
  5. Attend state and national conferences to increase the SADVRP’s expertise.
  6. Travel throughout the state training judges, prosecutors, law enforcement officers, victim advocates and others.
  7. Assist in drafting legislation. On occasion, appear before the legislature as a representative of UPC.
  8. Provide technical assistance and legal research to prosecutors, prepare resource manuals on issues of sexual violence, domestic violence and related offenses.
  9. As time and schedule permits, provide “second-chair” assistance to prosecutors in cases of sexual assault and domestic violence.
  10. Actively participate in monthly work-groups, advisory committees, boards and other groups.
  11. Administer and be responsible for preparing federal grant reports. Research grant opportunities.
  12. Serve as a staff attorney for the Utah Prosecution Council, working under the direction of the Director of the Utah Prosecution Council.
  13. Become acquainted with and assist in the support of UPC’s offense tracking system.

Required qualifications include:

  1. A Juris Doctor or equivalent from an accredited law school.
  2. Membership in good standing in the Utah State Bar or acceptance into the Utah State Bar within eight months of hire date.
  3. Have been an attorney for a minimum of five (5) years.
  4. Experience prosecuting sexual assault/sexual abuse cases, domestic violence or other related offenses.
  5. Have, or be able to obtain, a Utah driver=s license and have an exemplary driving record.
  6. Ability to drive oneself throughout the state, at times being away from home for multiple days/nights.
  7. Ability to fly to various national conferences.
  8. Knowledge of PowerPoint.
  9. Knowledge of Word.
  10. Ability to lift at least 20 lbs.

Other preferred but not required qualifications:

  1. Experience presenting at professional conferences.
  2. Attendance at Train the Trainer or other equivalent training or experience.
  3. Knowledge of Excel and Publisher
  4. Knowledge of Camtasia or other presentation recording software.

Applicant must be a self-starter and able to work with minimal oversight and/or guidance.  Applicant must be focused and detail oriented.  Applicant must possess excellent writing and oral presentation skills.  Applicant must be able to interact with all segments of the prosecution and law enforcement community, victim advocacy groups, court personnel, and the community at large.  Applicant must be able to perform and be responsible for their own secretarial and administrative-type duties.

A resume, writing sample and PowerPoint presentation on the topic of your choice must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application.  Be prepared to give 5-7 minutes of your submitted presentation during the interview process.  

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 13244. The deadline for applying is Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.  First-round interviews will be Wednesday, September 27, 2017.  Second-round interviews, if needed, will be Thursday, September 28, 2017.  No phone calls please.  UPC and the Attorney General’s Office are equal opportunity employers. Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.  


The following recruitment closes September 10, 2017

Attorney – Real Estate Section

There is an opening for an Assistant Attorney General in the White Collar and Commercial Enforcement Division, Real Estate Section. This attorney will advise and represent the Utah Division of Real Estate. This position will be located in Salt Lake City and is open to the public.

A minimum of three years of experience in civil and/or administrative litigation is required.  Applicants should have thorough knowledge of administrative and civil law and procedure, and the laws regulating the real estate industry. Complex civil enforcement litigation experience preferred, but not required. 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.

For more information and to apply for the position, please go to the Utah state jobs website at http://statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 13256. A resume and cover letter must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is September 10, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. The Office of the Utah Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.  Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.


The following recruitment closes September 14, 2017

Attorney – Real Estate Section

The Utah Attorney General’s Office, State Agency Counsel Division is seeking to hire a senior level attorney with at least eight years of civil litigation experience in state and federal courts. Incumbents must practice law as an active member of the Utah State Bar in good standing. This position requires excellent written and oral advocacy skills and the ability to try both jury and bench trials of a complicated nature. Assistant Attorney General will represent agencies within State Government, and must be able to provide general counsel advice to government agency clients. Incumbents must be able to first chair cases, and direct and train staff and other attorneys. Knowledge of GRAMA and Public Ethics law is helpful. Preference will be given for attorneys with Indian law experience. Travel is required as incumbents will need to represent their client agencies in civil litigation and other legal proceedings throughout the State. 

For more information and to apply for the position, please go to the Utah state jobs website at http://statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 13305. A resume and cover letter must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is September 14, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. The Office of the Utah Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.  Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.


The following recruitment closes September 17, 2017

Attorney – Education Division

The Office of the Attorney General, Education Division, is seeking an additional attorney to represent Salt Lake Community College and to perform legal services, specifically including litigation, associated with institutions of higher education. This attorney will work with Assistant Attorney Generals who provide representation to Utah’s public institutions of higher education, as well as with the General Counsel for Salt Lake Community College.

The responsibilities of this position include the following:

  1. Provide written and oral legal advice to Salt Lake Community College on a wide range of legal issues related to institutions of higher education, which could include, but is not limited to personnel/student issues and disputes, contracts, state/federal law compliance, and associated litigation.
  2. Litigate matters not covered by State Risk Management.
  3. Work closely with the in-house General Counsel at Salt Lake Community College with regard to the General Counsel’s coordination of legal services to the institution.
  4. Conduct legal review of policies considered for adoption by Salt Lake Community College.
  5. Attend regular Board of Trustee meetings as is necessary.
  6. Provide legal review, analysis, “best practice” advice and counsel for a wide range issues to minimize risks typically associated with institutions of higher education.

Legal work for institutions of higher education can be extremely diverse.  The successful candidate should have excellent written and oral advocacy skills, first-rate legal acumen, and the ability to communicate information and ideas clearly and concisely. Litigation experience in state and federal court is preferred, as this position is envisioned to address all Non-Risk covered litigation throughout Utah’s system of higher education.

A minimum of three years legal experience required.  Membership in the Utah State Bar and qualification for admission to the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah are required. The position is a career service position upon successful completion of a one year probationary period and the salary is commensurate with experience in conjunction with the career service matrix. The position is located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 13334. A resume and cover letter must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application.  The deadline for applying is September 17, 2017 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 17, 2017

Grant Manager/Project Coordinator – Justice Division

There is an immediate opening for a Grant Manager/Project Coordinator in the Justice Division. This position is located in Murray and is open to the public.

The Grant Manager/Project Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing and administering all aspects of the Utah Trafficking in Persons (UTIP) Task Force project This includes developing and nurturing partnerships, creating and enforcing appropriate protocols, collecting data, submitting required reports, enforcing confidentiality requirements, and providing effective leadership. The Grant Manager/Project Coordinator will be a full-time contract position dedicated solely to the administration of the grant. The Grant Manager/Project Coordinator will collaboratively administer the grant at both the Utah Attorney General’s Office and the Refugee & Immigrant Center – Asian Association of Utah. Bachelors degree is preferred, but not required.

For more information and to apply for the position, please go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 13324. The deadline for applying is September 17, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.  Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.


The following recruitment closes September 19, 2017

Prosecutor – Internet Crimes Against Children Unit

The Justice Division of the Utah Attorney General’s Office has an immediate opening for an experienced prosecuting attorney in the Family Justice Section, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) unit. The position requires a minimum of five years experience in prosecution with preference given to those with experience prosecuting crimes involving sexual abuse of children, including sexual exploitation of a child, enticement of a minor and other sexual offenses against children. Applicants should clearly describe their jury trial experience in their cover letter. The successful applicant must be a member of the Utah State Bar prior to beginning employment, have demonstrated the ability to work effectively with law enforcement agencies, and be eligible for consideration to be a Special Assistant United States Attorney. Travel is required as incumbents will need to represent their clients in criminal and other legal proceedings throughout the State.

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at http://statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 13321. A resume and a cover letter must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is September 19, 2017 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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