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Litigation - General Attorney in Seattle, WA

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Company name

Washington State Attorney General's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Seattle, WA

Posted on

Feb 13,2018

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Assistant Attorney General - Complex Litigation Division The candidate will be responsible for: directing and assisting in investigations; drafting pleadings, motions and memoranda from initial filing through post-judgment proceedings; conducting all aspects of discovery; motions practice, trials; and participating in post-trial proceedings including any appeals. May be asked to represent the Office in public settings on matters that may be of a sensitive or high profile nature and that may carry elevated media interest. Position requires statewide travel, including overnight trips.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have graduated from a law school accredited by the ABA or completed the WSBA's Rule 6 Law Clerk Program and be licensed to practice law in Washington state. Must have 7+ years of experience (preferably more) actively litigating civil cases in state and federal courts of general jurisdiction, including discovery, motions practice under Rules 12 and 56, and trying cases to a verdict. Should be committed to public service as demonstrated by an applicant's background, talents, attitude, and enthusiasm for public law practice.

Application Deadline: March 5, 2018.

Additional info

Apply online and submit letter of interest, resume, law school transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable), and writing sample.

Company info

Jeff Rupert
Chief
Washington State Attorney General's Office
900 Fourth Avenue
Suite 2000
Seattle, WA 98164-1012
Phone: 206-389-2116