Job Details

Assistant Attorney General

Company name

The Attorney General and Department of Law - State of Alaska

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Jun 06, 2021

Posted on

Feb 21, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Anchorage, AK, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Appellate
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Profile

Assistant Attorney General
Candidate will represent the state in most felony, and some misdemeanor, appeals of criminal convictions and in all appeals of post-conviction relief actions before the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. They also represent the state in federal habeas corpus actions in the federal district court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Will include researching legal issues, drafting appellate briefs, petitions, and memorandums, and presenting oral arguments. Provides an opportunity to engage in the development of legal principles in a collaborative and intellectually stimulating environment.

Qualification and Experience

Candidate should have excellent writing, legal research, and oral advocacy skills. Prior prosecutorial or trial court experience is preferred. Must have an intellectual curiosity about criminal law and its evolution, this is the place for you.
Deadline: March 5, 2021

Additional info

Send cover letter with resume that includes a complete history of education and professional work experience and identifies 3+ professional employment references. Include a professional writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Attorney General and Department of Law - State of Alaska
P.O. Box 110300
Juneau, AK 99811