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Assistant Attorney General

Company name

Arizona Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

USD 60000

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Date Last Verified

Apr 03,2018

Posted on

Apr 02,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Assistant Attorney General The candidate conduct all phases of litigation involving enforcement of state laws including discovery, motion practice, trial and appeals. Will supervise and conduct formal and informal investigations. Will also conduct consumer fraud litigation-including discovery, motion practice, trial and appeals-primarily in state superior court, but also in federal court and at the appellate level, where necessary. Three years limited funding. Admission to, and good standing with, the Arizona State Bar is required (include on resume the date(s) of admission in Arizona and any other states). Candidate must have an active Arizona State Bar license. Knowledge needed: Responsible for knowing civil procedures, filing deadlines, completing matters on a timely basis, producing professional pleadings and keeping abreast of new statutes and case law. Must have knowledge and understanding of applicable consumer fraud statutes, other Arizona statutes, federal laws relating to consumer issues and the rules and regulations of state and federal courts. Must also have knowledge of legal techniques and the basic concepts of American Jurisprudence and of the formats utilized in the preparation of legal documents. Must possess knowledge of the practical factors that impact investigative and litigation decisions and goals, including target and defendant responses, opposing counsel strategies and judicial perspectives, and victim/witness considerations; experience with settlement negotiations; knowledge of financial considerations for the state and defendants. Skills needed: Skills include legal and factual issue analysis, legal research, legal writing, oral presentation and negotiation. Skilled in advocacy, public speaking and media communications. Trial skills, negotiating skills, investigative skills, and the ability to work closely with law enforcement personnel as well as witnesses. Ability to identify issues and prepare concise analysis of legal documents and records. Prepare legal documents memoranda and correspondence efficiently and with a minimum of supervision. Abilities needed: An ability to interact with and obtain information from witnesses, co-workers, representatives of state and federal agencies and the courts. Abilities include effective and situation-appropriate interpersonal communication, good judgment, high ethical and professional standards and ability to function well under time constraints and other pressures. Abilities include effective and situation-appropriate interpersonal communication, good judgment, high ethical and professional standards, empathy with other section lawyers and staff, and ability to function well under time constraints and other pressures. Ability to type and operate software and equipment that is common to a modern work environment.

Additional info

Job Id 37046

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Arizona Attorney General
1275 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602-542-8056
Fax: 602-542-8000

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