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Assistant Attorney General

Administrative Services, Public Safety

RICHMOND

Assistant Attorney General

  • 493976
  • 202 NORTH 9TH ST , Downtown, RICHMOND, Virginia, United States, 23219
  • Attorney General & Dept of Law
  • Administrative Services
  • Public Safety
  • Full-Time (Salaried)

Title: Assistant Attorney General

Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience

Agency: Attorney General & Dept of Law

Location: Office of the Attorney General

Agency Website: https://www.oag.state.va.us/

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

This attorney will provide advice and representation to agencies within the Health and Human Resources Secretariat, including the Department of Health and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. Duties will include responsibility for representing the Department of Health in matters regarding the Certificate of Public Need Program and the licensure of hospitals, the Division of Vital Records, and the Offices of Family Health Services and Emergency Medical Services. This attorney will provide advice on interpretation of state and federal law and represent the Department of Health in state and federal court. This attorney will also represent the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services in federal and state litigation brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act or alleging violation of federal or state laws with respect to conditions of confinement. This attorney will provide back-up to the attorneys representing the Department of Health Professions and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate must be a member of the Virginia Bar, possess excellent analytical, research, and writing ability, and demonstrate superior oral and written communication and litigation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Five years of state and federal litigation experience is preferred.

Special Instructions: 

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

The following application materials are required:

Cover Letter
Resume
Writing Sample
Law School Transcript (REQUIRED FOR CANDIDATES WITH LESS THAN 5 YEARS PRACTICE EXPERIENCE)

A criminal background check will be conducted on successful candidate.

Contact Information:

Name: Human Resources

Phone: 804-786-2071

Email: helppersonnel@oag.state.va.us

 

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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