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The following recruitment closes May 29, 2017

Assistant Attorney General – Litigation Division

There is an immediate opening for an Assistant Attorney General in the Litigation Division, Employment 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 opening for an attorney to defend government entities and their employees in civil litigation involving employment disputes and related civil rights matters and to provide employment advice to client agencies.  At least five years of complex civil litigation experience in state and federal courts is required. Preference will be given to applicants with experience representing government entities and their employees in employment and civil rights matters.  Applicant should possess excellent written and oral advocacy skills and should have the experience and ability to independently take over an existing caseload, draft complex dispositive motions, and try jury and non-jury cases of a complicated nature.  Current membership 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, please go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 12248. A resume and writing sample must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application.  The deadline for applying is May 29, 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 May 31, 2017

Legal Secretary – Child and Family Support Division

There is an immediate opening for a Legal Secretary in the Child and Family Support Division. This position will be located in Salt Lake and is open to the public.

Incumbents in this job perform a variety of legal secretarial duties such as preparing legal documents, scheduling trial calendars, collecting and organizing data and exhibits in connection with litigation and providing other related support to Attorneys and/or Legal Assistants as needed to expedite legal services in a state agency.

May Underfill
Legal Secretary Trainee
This is a trainee job in which the incumbents acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to attain the working level of Legal Secretary. Incumbents receive specific instructions for completion of legal secretary duties from legal secretaries, legal assistants and/or attorneys. Work is closely monitored and reviewed for accuracy and completeness. Incumbents must have excellent secretarial skills, but need not have specific legal secretarial knowledge, skills and abilities.

For more information and to apply for the position, please go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 12354. The deadline for applying is May 31, 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 June 11, 2017

Assistant Attorney General – Natural Resources Division Division

There is an immediate opening for an Assistant Attorney General in the Natural Resources Division, PLPCO Section. This position will be located in Salt Lake and is open to the public.

This Assistant Attorney General position will be working with the Public Lands Section, Natural Resources Division providing full time representation to the Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office (PLPCO) and the Constitutional Defense Council.  Some working knowledge of public lands law, particularly R.S. 2477, is preferred.  The successful candidate must have excellent oral advocacy and writing skills, have experience reviewing and managing large volumes of documents, be proficient in legal research and computer skills, and be comfortable in the courtroom.  The successful applicant must have excellent case management skills as well as the ability to build rapport and work cooperatively with client agency representatives.  This position will include working with county commissions and state legislators.  

This position is for an attorney with up to 5 years of legal experience. Preference will be given to applicants with 3-5 years of experience, although entry level attorneys will also be considered. Funding for this position limits salary amounts that will be paid. Must be a member in good standing of the Utah State Bar. Must be willing and able to travel. 

For more information and to apply for the position, please go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 12201. The deadline for applying is June 11, 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.

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