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The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is seeking a qualified attorney to lead the Division of Debt Collection.  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.

 

SENIOR ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL/SECTION CHIEF (00081)

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

CIVIL LITIGATION DIVISION

DIVISION OF DEBT COLLECTION

 

DUTIES:  The successful candidate will manage a 25 person team to provide all legal services and advice related to the collection of funds owed to the Commonwealth for a wide variety of client agencies.  Duties can include management of, and hands-on assignments of, prosecuting cases in state and federal courts to collect outstanding accounts receivable; drafting pleadings, motions, and supporting memoranda and briefs; conducting all aspects of discovery; investigation and advice to client agencies and employees through the course of litigation; negotiating medical lien payments and defending medical liens in circuit courts and on appeal;  providing collection advice and counsel to client agencies; overseeing litigation teams on judgment and enforcement actions; responding to assigned opinion requests; monitoring legislative initiatives; and developing an agency summit hosted by the Division of Debt Collection.  The successful candidate must manage a diverse client base and a voluminous work load, and be responsive to inquiries from client agencies, courts, opposing counsel, debtors, and DDC staff.  Located in Richmond, this position reports to the Deputy of the Civil Litigation Division.  Although this position will be primarily dedicated to management of collection law and litigation issues, the position may also be called upon to support other general litigation matters within the Office.  As with all positions in the Office of the Attorney General, other duties as necessary or appropriate may also be assigned.  Some overnight travel will be required. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Admission to the Virginia State Bar is required.  The position requires demonstrated ability to manage multiple litigation teams and administrative staff, to advise clients on collection law issues and collection litigation issues; to analyze and communicate clearly and concisely, as evidenced by writing sample and references; to prioritize the demands of a large caseloads; to guide general district, circuit, and federal court motions, trials, and appeals; proficiency in time management and the ability to oversee completion of complex assignments within prescribed time limits; and, to create opportunities to develop relationships with current and potential client agencies.  Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure and adjust priorities.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of relevant litigation experience, including first chair trial experience, particularly in collections, medical/personal injury, or insurance defense.  Jury trial experience is a plus.  The successful candidate must possess a valid driver's license.  Criminal background check will be completed on successful candidate.

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure timely consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, October 6, 2017.

 

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The Office of the Attorney General is seeking a qualified Financial Investigator to join the Health Care Fraud and Elder Abuse Section of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Division.  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.

 

FINANCIAL INVESTIGATOR (00293)

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION

HEALTH CARE FRAUD AND ELDER ABUSE SECTION

MEDICAID FRAUD CONTROL UNIT

 

DUTIES:  Conduct complex/financial investigations involving health care providers participating in the Virginia Medicaid program.  Conduct analysis of corporate and personal financial records, review voluminous records, participate and /or assist in search warrants, interview witnesses and targets of investigations, draft overpayment schedules, participate and /or assist in undercover operations.  This position is located in the Richmond, Virginia office.  Some overnight travel required.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicant must have an undergraduate degree in Finance, Business, or Criminal Justice.  The applicant must have the ability to utilize investigative techniques and resources to help resolve cases.  The knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards is preferred.  Significant experience in conducting financial investigations and or working white collar crimes is preferred.  The applicant should possess the ability to prepare and present investigative reports.  A combination of related experience and training can substitute for undergraduate degree. Candidates should have demonstrated computer proficiency with word processing database management systems (Microsoft products preferred).  Criminal background check will be completed on successful candidate.

 

 

SALARY:  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure timely consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, September 29, 2017.

 

 

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The Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced civil litigation attorney to serve as an Assistant Attorney General in the Human Rights Section of the Civil Litigation Division.  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.

 

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL (00476)

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

CIVIL LITIGATION DIVISION

HUMAN RIGHTS SECTION

 

DUTIES:  The successful candidate will provide legal consultation to Virginia’s fair housing agencies and represent the Commonwealth of Virginia in state courts, litigating cases involving alleged violations of the Virginia Fair Housing Law.  The representation will include providing consultation opinions to the appropriate agency boards, drafting pleadings and briefs, conducting all aspects of discovery, including investigation and advice to clients through the course of litigation, mediation, court appearances, and trial and appellate work.  In addition, the successful candidate will conduct administrative investigations regarding alleged violations of state and federal equal employment opportunity laws, including interviewing the parties and witnesses, collecting and reviewing relevant documents, mediating the claims, possible site visits, and drafting final outcome determinations. 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Admission to the Virginia State Bar required.  A minimum of two (2) years of civil litigation in federal or state court is preferred but similar litigation or other relevant experience will be considered.  Administrative investigation or other relevant experience is also preferred.  The position requires exceptional written and verbal communication skills, proficiency in time management, the ability to manage a diverse and challenging caseload, and the flexibility to work both independently and as a team member.  Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure and adjust priorities without close supervision.  This position presents an exciting and rewarding opportunity for the right candidate to be a part of a dynamic team and to perform a valuable public service.

 

 

SALARY:  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure timely consideration, please submit application materials by Thursday, September 21, 2017.

 

 

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The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is seeking a highly-qualified attorney to join its Education Section of the Health, Education, and Social Services Division.  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.

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

EDUCATION SECTION

SEEKS

ASSOCIATE UNIVERSITY COUNSEL / ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA

  

DUTIES: This position, based on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University, will serve as Associate University Counsel and Assistant Attorney General under the direction of the Chief of the Education Section and the University Counsel.  In this broad higher education and government practice, the Associate University Counsel provides legal advice on the variety of issues that arise at a large public research University, with particular focus and emphasis on student issues, all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts, constitutional issues, contract and procurement matters, and regulatory matters, in addition to general legal matters pertaining to higher education administration.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have a JD degree, and a minimum of three years’ experience in the practice of law, including work in some or all of the areas noted above.  Must be admitted to the Virginia bar, or be eligible for immediate admission.  Excellent oral communication and writing skills, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills, and an ability to manage large numbers of projects simultaneously and work under pressure, are required.  The successful candidate will represent the University with professionalism and confidence, and will engage in collaborative and collegial practice within the office, with other members of the University community, and with the Education Section of the Office of the Attorney General.  Experience with higher education, litigation, and state government are preferred. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at http://jobs.virginia.gov.  Application must include a letter of interest, résumé, writing sample and law school transcript.   To ensure timely consideration, please submit application materials by October 02, 2017.

 

 

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Current Vacancies

The Office of the Attorney General, one of the largest law firms in the Commonwealth of Virginia, offers unique opportunities for meaningful and interesting careers.  If you are hardworking, dedicated and a driven individual, we may have a position for you. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we offer the challenge and excitement of public service that is complex, rewarding, and purposeful.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  Please feel free to apply for any of our current vacancies found below.

All expressions of interest should be accompanied by an application and resume.

Position Title Section Closing Date
Assistant Attorney General (00476) Human Rights Section 9/21/17
Financial Investigator (00293) Medicaid Fraud Control Unit 9/29/17
Associate University Counsel/Assistant Attorney General (UN019) Education Section 10/2/17
Senior Assistant Attorney General/Section Chief (00081) Division of Debt Collection 10/6/17


 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.