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Supervising Deputy Attorney General

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Date Last Verified

Jun 25, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 08, 2021

Posted on

Jan 28, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 11517 to 14797 Monthly

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Sacramento, CA, United States

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Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Supervising Deputy Attorney General
Duties: Under the general supervision of the Senior Assistant Attorney General (SAAG), the Chief Assistant Attorney General (CAAG), the Chief of the Division of Legal Affairs, the Chief Deputy to the Attorney General, and the Attorney General, the Supervising Deputy Attorney General (SDAG) assigns, directs, monitors, and supervises the work of a legal team of Deputy Attorneys General (DAG) and paralegals; directs the work of support staff; evaluates the performance of DAGs and paralegals; provides training for subordinate legal staff; resolves problems among and implements improvement measures for subordinate legal staff; handles general administrative matters; actively participates in the interview and selection process for hiring DAGs and paralegals; develops and maintains good client relations with client agencies and ensures staff service levels are designed to timely meet the objectives and priorities of these clients; has the ability to personally perform and will guide the most difficult and complex legal work in cannabis licensing litigation requiring the highest level of independent judgment in administrative hearings, and state and federal court civil litigation, trials, review proceedings, and appeals. Other duties may include, but are not limited to: acting as the lead attorney or supervising a trial team assigned to the most difficult and complex cases; appearing before various federal and state courts and administrative bodies on the most difficult and sensitive cases, and may appear in the highest levels of the appellate courts; advising various legal jurisdictions, public officials, and representatives of public agencies on legal issues; conducting or supervising special investigations of the most sensitive or difficult nature; and drafting and analyzing legislative measures and regulations.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: Should have active membership in The California State Bar. (Applicants who are not members of The California State Bar but who are eligible to take The California State Bar examination will be admitted to the examination but will not be considered eligible for appointment until they are admitted to The State Bar.). Must have 8+ years of legal experience in the practice of law in a governmental jurisdiction or in the private practice of law*, two years of which must have been at a level of responsibility equivalent to a Deputy Attorney General III. The two years of experience equivalent to the Deputy Attorney General III level must be obtained in the California State Civil Service.

Additional info

Job Code #: JC-231286. Position #(s): 420-291-5703-XXX.

Company info

Marija Dokic
California Attorney General Department of Justice
455 Golden Gate Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102-3660
Phone: 916-210-7157

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