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ProfileAssistant Attorney General Duties : Assist in representing the State's Sex Offender Registry and the Child Abuse Registry. Also assist in providing general counsel work to the Department of Corrections, including review and drafting of contracts, grants, policies, and administrative rules. Additionally, assist the department in responding to document requests pursuant to GRAMA or discovery, researching and drafting legal opinions, and other duties related to general legal representation. Applicants must possess excellent written and oral advocacy skills. Prepares cases by conducting legal research and gathering evidence. Provides consultation, makes recommendations, gives appropriate advice, and/or facilitates decisions. Determines discovery needs, and/or completes discovery; participates in decision making and strategy sessions in preparing cases for court and determining evidence to be used. Writes or drafts correspondence, reports, documents and/or other written materials. Receives, researches and responds to incoming questions or complaints; provides information, explains policy and procedures, and/or facilitates a resolution. Represents the state or the employing agency in lawsuits, grievances, negotiations, complaints and/or other matters. Drafts working documents; prepares documents consisting of concise decisions based upon facts of case interpretations of law and compliance with state and federal standards. Conducts conferences with defendants and/or attorneys, negotiates settlements, and testifies in court. Conducts, or represents agency at formal or informal hearings and/or trials. May be required to travel to various court locations and stay overnight.
Qualification and Experience
Qualification: The candidate should have Juris Doctorate degree. Membership in the Utah State Bar in good standing is required.
Deadline : 06/21/18.
Utah Office of the Attorney General
350 North State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2320