Minimum Qualifications Applicants must be capable of handling all stages of investigation and litigation from commencement through trial and have superior writing, analytical, organizational, negotiation and supervisory skills. A minimum of two (2) years of experience is also required.
Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that attorneys in the Office be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.
Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator to serve as an Assistant Attorney General (AAG) in the Poughkeepsie Regional Office. The Regional Office represents the State, its agencies and officers in a wide range of defensive litigation pending in federal and state courts, as well as affirmative, public advocacy litigation involving such diverse areas as consumer protection, civil rights, public integrity and charities fraud in state court.
The position primarily involves litigation of affirmative proceedings in a variety of areas including consumer, civil rights and housing. The AAG would be involved in all stages of investigation and litigation, including strategic planning, issuing subpoenas, conducting depositions, drafting commencement documents, negotiating settlements, and conducting trials.
Additional Comments OAG employees serve more than 19 million state residents through a wide variety of occupations. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State.
Salary to be determined commensurate with experience.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.
PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified in the “Notes on Applying” section, the “Application Due” date associated with this posting is not the last day applications can be submitted. Applications for this position will be accepted by the hiring bureau on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected; recruitment for this position can be closed or suspended at any time. For the most current information on available position vacancies, applicants are advised to review the Office of the New York State Attorney General website (www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings) or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
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Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted online. To apply, please visit our careers website: https://ag.ny.gov/job-postings.
Reference No. POU_AAG_3293.
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Legal Recruitment)
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
• Most recent transcript (if less than 5-years postgraduate);
• Writing Sample
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Legal Recruitment via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-416-8080.