Job Details

Assistant Section Chief

Company name

Office of the Indiana Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Dec 25,2019

Posted on

Sep 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Indianapolis, IN, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Assistant Section Chief
The candidate will be responsible for assisting the Section Chief with the supervision of the Government Litigation Section consisting of attorneys, paralegals/support staff, and law clerks, in addition to maintaining an appropriate case load. Reports to Section Chief. Representing the State’s interests in the prosecution and defense of government litigation cases in state and federal courts and in administrative proceedings. The Section’s cases, many of which are complex and high-profile, involve a wide variety of claims including civil rights, employment, contracts and tort. Assigning cases, overseeing litigation strategy, requests for settlement authority, and supervising the prosecution and defense of government litigation cases; overseeing Section’s case management and reporting functions regarding statistics and case status. Recruiting, interviewing, training, and supervising attorneys, paralegals, support staff, and law clerks; reviewing personnel issues, and reviewing and approving leave requests, work schedules, time sheets and travel. Overseeing the formulation and implementation of short-term and long-term goals designed to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. Overseeing the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and protocols within the Section through coordination with the Chief Counsel for Litigation. Advising and consulting with client agencies regarding litigation. Keeping supervisor, client agencies, and other appropriate parties informed of ongoing matters to establish a cooperative working relationship based on mutual trust, communication, and understanding of goals. Maintaining an appropriate case load in addition to administrative duties described herein. Perform other legal and administrative duties as assigned at the direction of the Section Chief or designee.

Qualification and Experience

A Law degree required. Must be licensed to practice in Indiana. Civil litigation in federal and state court required. Will have significant relevant management and litigation experience. Legal research and writing skills, with emphasis on clear, persuasive legal writing are required. Must be capable oral advocacy in both courtroom and appellate settings. Should have ability to work with other attorneys and support staff in and out of court. Must have ability to zealously negotiate settlements or mediated resolution of cases. Ability to work well with clients and witnesses is required. Should have knowledge of federal and state practice rules.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Office of the Indiana Attorney General
302 W. Washington Street
5th Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Fax: 317-232-7979

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