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The following recruitment closes March 30, 2017

Legal Assistant – Tax & Financial Services Division

The Utah Attorney General’s Office has an opening for a Legal Assistant (Paralegal) position in its Tax, Financial Services, and Antitrust Division.  The Legal Assistant will work under the general direction of Tax and Financial Services attorneys.  This position requires a minimum of:

  • A legal assistant / paralegal associates’ degree, or
  • A legal assistant / paralegal certification from national accreditation association, such as NALA, NFPA, or NALS or
  • A bachelors degree in a related field.

Tax or financial services experience is not required. This position will be located in Salt Lake City and is open to the public.

Projects are complex in nature and often involve large quantities of information in a variety of formats. The Legal Assistant should have sufficient experience to be given moderate independence in planning and completing their assignments. The Legal Assistant will maintain physical and electronic files; conduct factual and legal research; be responsible for document control; obtain, review, and summarize records; draft routine legal documents; assist in preparing and formatting documents to be filed electronically with administrative agencies and in state and federal courts; assist in all aspects of case preparation and presentation; and perform other duties as assigned. The Legal Assistant will be expected to produce quality work product, occasionally under tight deadlines, and work in a team environment. Applications will be evaluated based on a proven ability to learn and use technology and demonstrated experience in the following areas:

  • Organization skills (electronic and paper files),
  • Research skills (legal and factual),
  • Drafting legal documents,
  • Summarizing documents,
  • Microsoft Office,
  • Westlaw/Westlaw Next, and
  •  Adobe Pro,

with additional emphasis placed on demonstrated organization skills, research skills, and proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe Pro. 
 
The applicant should summarize in writing how they meet these minimum requirements in no more than two pages and submit the summary with their application.

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 11758. The deadline for applying is March 30, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. 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 April 3, 2017

Attorney – White Collar & Commercial Enforcement Division

The Utah Office of the Attorney General, White Collar & Commercial Enforcement Division, has an immediate opening for a criminal prosecutor in the Mortgage & Financial Fraud Unit.  This Unit prosecutes securities fraud, mortgage fraud, and other types of white collar financial crimes. A minimum of three years of experience in felony cases is preferred and must practice law as an active member of the Utah State Bar in good standing. Salary is commensurate with experience in conjunction with the Attorney General’s Office career service matrix. This position will be located in Murray and is open to the public.

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 11666. A resume and cover letter must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is April 3, 2017 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 April 9, 2017

Attorney – Litigation Division

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, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 11778. A resume and writing sample must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is April 9, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. The Office of the Attorney General is an equal employment opportunity employer. Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.

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