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Assistant Attorney General

Company name

Office of the New York State Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 25,2018

Posted on

Jul 24,2018

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Medical Malpractice
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Assistant Attorney General The candidate will serve as Medical Malpractice Section Chief. Will supervise all section members, including time and attendance monitoring. Attend court periodically monitor Section AAG oral arguments, trials and conferences. Conduct periodic case reviews with each Section line AAG. Attend Section AAG case presentations at SUNY Downstate and SUNY Stony Brook. Meet periodically with line AAGs and the expert witnesses they have retained to discuss case evaluations. Respond to inquiries from the Court or a judge's chambers. Respond to inquiries from agency counsel. Respond to inquiries from Division of State Counsel. Attend weekly Bureau Management Meetings and impromptu meetings called to discuss pressing issues. Train and mentor newly hired AAGs. Review and discuss with Section AAGs their Case Settlement Recommendations. Appropriately handle Motions for Leave to File Late Claims in the Court of Claims. Respond to Court-initiated Orders to Show Cause. Review and assign new cases. Personally handle a small medical malpractice caseload. Prepare annual evaluations for each of the Section AAGs. Must have 10+ years of medical malpractice and trial experience. Experience in litigation in the New York State Court of Claims is preferred. Must be admitted to practice law in New York State.

Additional info

Reference No.: CLA/MMSC_AAG_NYC_3167. Apply online and submit cover letter, resume, writing sample and list of 3 references with contact information and email addresses.

Company info

Sandra Jefferson Grannum
Bureau Chief
Recruitment
Office of the New York State Attorney General
120 Broadway
New York City, NY 10271-0332
Phone: 212-416-8080

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