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Assistant Attorney General

Company name

Official USVI Division of Personnel

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

USD 78000

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Saint Thomas, VI

Date Last Verified

Apr 14,2018

Posted on

Apr 13,2018
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Assistant Attorney General The candidate: Appears for and represents the executive branch of the Government of the Virgin Islands in all civil and criminal proceedings in which the Government has an interest. Prosecutes all offense against the law of the Virgin Islands in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands. Represents the Government of the Virgin Islands in all appeals before the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands and federal appeals courts. Performs legal research regarding representation before the courts in behalf of the Government of the Virgin Islands. Interviews witnesses, victims and law enforcement officers to ascertain facts of each case and correlates findings to prepare cases before the courts. Provides legal advice to all executive departments, boards, commissions, agencies, instrumentalities and officers of the Government of the Virgin Islands. Drafts pleadings, briefs, motions, orders and other court related documents required for prosecuting cases. Researches and drafts legal opinions related to the government departments and their operations. Drafts regulations, contracts and other legal instruments in which the Government of the Virgin Islands has an interest. Reviews legal instruments prepared by other government attorneys and advises as to legal sufficiency. Prepares correspondence related to innumerable legal areas. Attends conferences related to innumerable legal areas. Performs other related work as required. Graduation from an accredited law school, having earned a LLB or J.D. degree, and admission to practice before the highest court of any state or territory. Application deadline: 06/01/18.

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Position #201700163

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Official USVI Division of Personnel
3438 Kronprindsens Gade
3rd Floor GERS Bldg
Saint Thomas, VI 00802
Phone: 340-774-8588