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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/28/20

Applications Due11/05/20

Vacancy ID82190

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleAssistant Attorney General (Poughkeepsie)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Dutchess

Street Address One Civic Center Plaza - Suite 401

City Poughkeepsie

StateNY

Zip Code12601

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 recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Legal Recruitment Bureau

Telephone

Fax

Email Address recruitment@ag.ny.gov

Address

Street Office of the Attorney General

28 Liberty Street

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10005

 

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)
• Resume
• 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 recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.

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