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Paralegal, Insurance & Utilities Regulatory Section

Administrative Services, Public Safety

RICHMOND

Paralegal, Insurance & Utilities Regulatory Section

  • 493991
  • 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: Paralegal, Insurance & Utilities Regulatory Section

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

The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is seeking a Paralegal to join its Insurance & Utilities Regulatory Section in Richmond. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement, and more.

This position provides litigation and administrative support to four attorneys in the Office’s Insurance and Utilities Regulatory Section. Litigation is principally before the State Corporation Commission, with occasional work before the Supreme Court of Virginia, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and federal appellate courts. The work includes assisting in the preparation and filing of briefs, motions, discovery, and other legal pleadings or documents, maintaining legal discovery databases, preparing and organizing documents to be used in litigation, conducting legal research, and legislative bill tracking during sessions of the Virginia General Assembly. The paralegal will also coordinate aspects of the Section’s engagements with outside expert witnesses, including tracking expenditures related to such engagements. Responsibilities also include working with the Section secretary to maintain files and ensure appropriate records management.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will have demonstrated litigation support experience, strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to analyze large quantities of written information, excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy, proficiency in time management, and the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work independently as part of a team. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel is necessary and working knowledge of case and document management systems and legal search engines is desirable. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two or more years of relevant experience. Equivalent combination of training and experience, including completion of a paralegal education program approved by the ABA, or professional certification by the NALA or NFPA, may substitute for educational criteria.

Preferred Qualifications:

A bachelor’s or associate degree 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

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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