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ProfileAssistant Attorney General The candidate will represent the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands as well as the Utah Board of Oil, Gas, and Mining. 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. A Juris Doctorate is required. Must practice law as an active member of the Utah State Bar in good standing. This position requires excellent written and oral advocacy skills. Application deadline: 04/22/18.
Utah Office of the Attorney General
350 North State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2320