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A unique opportunity exists to work in the Virginia Office of the Attorney General, in the Correctional Litigation 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.

 

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL (00520)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
PUBLIC SAFETY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISION
CORRECTIONAL LITIGATION SECTION

 

DUTIES:  The attorney in this position will provide both advice and litigation services to Virginia’s Department of Corrections, Department of Juvenile Justice and Parole Board.  Duties of this position include significant client contact and handling civil litigation in both state and federal courts.  The litigation includes Section 1983 civil rights actions, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complaints, Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) cases, Virginia Tort Claims Act cases and some habeas petitions.  This position is located in Richmond, Virginia reporting directly to the Chief of the Correctional Litigation Section.  The position will involve some litigation-related travel.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  All candidates must be admitted to the Virginia State Bar.  Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team.  Excellent interpersonal skills are required, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to analyze and manage complex cases.  A minimum of one to two years’ relevant experience is preferred.

 

SALARY:  Starting salary commensurate with relevant 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 Wednesday, May 12, 2021.

 

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