Minimum Qualifications Applicants must have a minimum of five (5) years of practice experience. Trial experience and the ability to handle a large caseload are essential. Superior writing, analytical, organizational and negotiating skills are required. Knowledge of the CPLR and rules of evidence is also required. Familiarity with the Court of Claims is a plus. Occasional travel is required.
Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to the New York State bar. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that attorneys in the OAG 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) seeks an experienced litigator to work in its Utica Regional Office located in Utica, N.Y. The Regional Office represents the State, its agencies and officers in a wide range of state court litigation arising in its eight-County region, including Claims, writs, Article 78s, and mental hygiene cases. The Regional Office also handles charities matters and affirmative public advocacy litigation. The selected attorney will handle all phases of litigation from commencement through trial and post-trial memoranda. The selected attorney will also actively engage in pre- and post-trial motion practice.
Additional Comments Salary to be determined commensurate with experience.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Office 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 are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at http://www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings. Reference No. Reference No. UTC_AAG_3180
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
• Writing Sample
• Transcript (if less than five years postgraduate)
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
If you have questions about a position with the OAG, the application process or assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov.