Assistant Attorney General - Torts

Division:  General Litigation
Section:  TORTS
Location:  Atlanta
Job Openings:  1
Job Opening Date:  01/19/2017
Job Closing Date:  02/10/2017
Salary:  $60,000 MINIMUM Annual

Duties & Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of the position include defending state agencies and employees in state court actions throughout the state. These actions include wrongful death, medical malpractice, automobile accidents and other negligence claims. Travel is required.  POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Minimum Training & Experience
Member of the Georgia Bar AND graduation from an accredited law school.  PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:   Five or more years of litigation and/or torts related experience. (NOTE: salary stated above is Department entry-when newly barred)

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 their resume and their Department of Law application documents 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