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Assistant Attorney General

Administrative Services, Public Safety

RICHMOND

Assistant Attorney General

  • 494063
  • 202 NORTH 9TH ST , Downtown, RICHMOND, Virginia, United States, 23219
  • Attorney General & Dept of Law
  • Administrative Services
  • Public Safety
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Attorney General & Dept of Law

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

Successful candidate will prepare and prosecute contested and/or complex administrative licensing and credentialing cases on behalf of the Commonwealth before the thirteen Health Regulatory Boards within the Virginia Department of Health Professions (DHP) in Richmond. The representation will include drafting responsive pleadings, motions and accompanying briefs, correspondence and orders for pending administrative law cases. The position will encompass preparation of witnesses, development of formal hearing strategies, legal research and analysis, and prosecution of cases before the Boards. In addition, the position will entail the review and approval of pleadings, exhibits and witnesses for cases prepared by DHP’s Administrative Proceedings Division (APD) for prosecution by APD Adjudication Specialists/Consultants. The position also involves the review and approval of pleadings, as well as the preparation and prosecution of cases before the Boards for the summary suspension of the licenses of health care practitioners whose continued practice poses a substantial danger to the public health and safety. Additional responsibilities include drafting memoranda regarding legal issues that arise in administrative law cases; providing training to DHP investigators on strategies for effective investigation of disciplinary cases; and providing orientation training to new Board members on the role of the prosecutor in administrative disciplinary proceedings.

Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of solid litigation experience, including first chair hearing/trial experience. The position requires exceptional written and verbal communication skills, proficiency in time management, and the ability to work both independently and as a team member. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure and adjust priorities without close supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

None

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 candidate must be a member of the Virginia State Bar. A writing sample is required. A law school transcript is required for candidates with less than five years practice experience.

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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