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Litigation - General Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name


Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Feb 05,2018

Posted on

Feb 04,2018

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Director Duties: Lead a growing team of attorneys and support staff in ensuring the vision, priorities, and initiatives of the strategic plan are met. Develop the budget and course schedule for the year; Work with the /Chief Administrative Officer to implement the use of learning technologies to complement in-person training; Work with the Director of Communications and Journal Editor-in-Chief to improve and develop publications and PAGE, the wiki research tool; Pursue opportunities to work with other government agencies (domestic and global) and non-profit organizations when such cooperation inures to the benefit of the membership; Pursue funding from non-profit and governmental organizations and consistent with policies of non-dependence on grants and independence of action; Allocate resources dedicated to the growth and development of the current, three Centers-CLD, CCP and CEPI; Identify new areas of interest and opportunities to develop additional centers; Work with the Director of Communications on promotion and marketing; Ensure the quarterly Journal and PAGE research wiki continues to develop substantive information for the attorney general community; Develop programs, engage in research, and provide resources to include as many possible areas of practice that encompass the wide variety of state and territorial levels of jurisdiction; Identify and respond to any gaps in the development and delivery of critical training and research that relate to issues affecting state and territorial AGOs; Enhance the post-course evaluation and faculty feedback processes; Support programming for annual meetings as necessary; Work with the Chief Administrative Officer to ensure that all trainings and other activities comport with procedures.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: University/College Degree; Law degree from an accredited law school; Bar membership in a US jurisdiction; 10+ years’ experience as an attorney in a dynamic legal environment, preferably that of an attorney general’s office, district attorney’s office, U.S. Attorney’s office, military JAG office, or related state or federal agency; Significant trial and/or litigation experience; Experience conducting legal trainings; Expertise in growing programs from initial concepts to operational capability. should demonstrate excellence in the following areas: Leadership and Management: Ability to guide and inspire a team. Foster team morale and maintain a positive, motivating work environment. Effective communication skills so staff understands what’s expected as well as knows the direction and destination of the organization; that vision clearly to stakeholders and staff; Mission Execution and Commitment to Quality: Be effective and resolute in setting deadlines, sticking to those deadlines and completing projects and initiatives in a timely manner with the highest dedication to the production of quality outcomes; Adaptability: Demonstrate a willingness to be flexible, nimble, versatile, and tolerant in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency; Creativity/Innovation : Develop new and unique ways to improve organization operations and to create new opportunities. Serve as a trend spotter for emerging issues and developments and ensure is proactive in its response; Initiative: Suggest new ideas, take ownership of those ideas, and then volunteer to move forward with those ideas; Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness. Treat all others with respect and dignity; Demonstrate a commitment to public service and to providing the best support possible to stakeholders and constituents; Share the credit, take accountability. Encourage subordinates to generate ideas and be attentive to their suggestions. Leadership and management of staff and day to day operations; Ensure execution of the 2017 Strategic Plan and development of the anticipated 2020 Strategic Plan; Serve as the principal liaison to the Training Committee. Keep the Committee informed and seek their counsel and approval as necessary; Serve as the principal liaison to the National Advisory Board. Seek their advice and input on a regular basis;

Company info

Debbie Tang
2030 M Street NW
8th Floor
Washington, DC 20036