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The Office of the Attorney General is seeking a qualified attorney to join the Health Services Section of the Health, Education and Social Services Division. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, a professional team environment, and competitive salaries and benefits. This position will work out of the Virginia Attorney General's Office in Richmond, Virginia.

 

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL (00279)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
HEALTH SERVICES SECTION
HEALTH, EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES DIVISION

 

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 primary responsibility for representing the Department of Health in matters regarding the Certificate of Public Need Program, 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 litigation brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act or alleging violation of federal 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.

 

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.  Five years of state and federal litigation experience is preferred.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

 

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 consideration, please submit application materials by August 7, 2020.

 

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