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Education Attorney / Litigation - General/Commercial Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 16, 2020

Posted on

Aug 24, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Atlanta, GA, United States
Practice Area
Education >> Education
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Assistant Attorney General
The candidate will provide advice and representation to the University System of Georgia, the Technical College System of Georgia, the Department of Education, the Secretary of State’s Election Division, the State Election Board, the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission, the Immigration Enforcement Review Board, the Public Defenders Council, the Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission, the Office of Bar Admissions, and the State Charter Schools Commission. Participates in hearings and appears in administrative hearings, state and federal courts to try cases and argue motions and appeals. Researches and prepares pleadings, motions and briefs. Participates in settlement negotiations. Prepares pleadings and discovery responses. Provides legal advice and/or representation to clients/agencies; drafts memoranda of advice. Conducts research on pertinent legal issues; keeps abreast of recent legal developments. Drafts formal opinions in response to legal questions. Responds to inquiries from citizens, legislators, and judges. Attends client, board, departmental, and division meetings as required. Attends continuing legal education seminars as required; makes presentations at same. May prosecute fraud and corruption involving the State of Georgia’s departments and agencies, including those committing crimes against the state; May prosecute identity fraud, residential mortgage fraud, and securities fraud. May investigate and prosecute fraud and abuse by providers in the Georgia Medicaid program. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Graduation from an accredited law school and Member of the Georgia Bar. Should preferable have Experience in drafting and arguing dispositive motions in state court. Experience in drafting appellate briefs is desired. Experience in federal civil rights litigation is preferred. should preferable have working knowledge of federal election law. A working knowledge of the requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act is preferred. Experience litigating in administrative hearings is desired.

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