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Assistant Attorney General - PUBLIC SAFETY

Division : Criminal Justice
Section : Public Safety
Location: Atlanta
Job Openings: 1
Job Opening Date: 06/04/2013
Job Closing Date: 06/30/2013
Salary: $50,000 minimum Annual

Duties & Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of the position include general representation of public safety agencies such as the Department of Corrections, GBI, Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Department of Driver Services. Attorneys in this section assist the various agencies and also appear in both state and federal court on actions such as mandamus, declaratory judgment and requests for injunctive relief. There are also administrative cases before OSAH. Lawyers have an interesting mix of state and federal litigation and appellate practice. Travel is required.  POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Minimum Training & Experience
Member of the Georgia Bar AND graduation from an accredited law school. The IDEAL CANDIDATE will have 2 to 4 years of related experience and a level of comfort in the courtroom, federal and state civil practice experience and good communication and writing skills.

Additional Information

Along with your resume, applicants are required to complete and submit an Attorney DEPARTMENT OF LAW application & waiver, which may be found on the Department’s website at: http://law.ga.gov/application-forms .  Please mail your completed application to: the address below, Attn: WK Brown, Director of Human Resources. Applications are reviewed by the Division Deputy & candidates are selected based on the specific preferred qualifications needed by the position. Please submit copies of your official undergraduate and law school transcripts as well as two (2) writing samples; you may submit the application & writing samples with the transcripts to follow. Only those applicants who meet the position's preferred qualifications will be considered for the position.   A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation. on. SALARY IS COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE. POSITION is OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

All qualified and interested applicants should submit a resume and a Department of Law application & materials to:

Human Resources Director
Department of Law
40 Capitol Square S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

You will find the 'attorney' application under 'Careers', click applications.

The Office of THE ATTORNEY GENERAL does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or services

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION WRITE OR CALL
Human Resources * 40 Capitol Square * Atlanta, GA. 30334
(404) 656-3305

If you wish to obtain a copy of this in an alternate form, please call:
(404) 657-7313(V.), (404) 657-9993(TDD)