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Deputy Attorney General

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

Jul 29, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Indianapolis, IN, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Litigation >> Litigation - Real Estate
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Deputy Attorney General
The candidate duties will include: Prosecute eminent domain actions and ejectment actions brought on behalf of the State of Indiana through its agencies, including the Indiana Department of Transportation. Defend inverse condemnations, foreclosure actions, and quiet title actions brought against the State of Indiana through its agencies. Handle all phases of litigation, including research and preparation of pleadings, motions and briefs; consultation with clients; engage in extensive discovery submission and response; investigation of facts; appearance in court for all hearings and conferences; negotiation of settlements, mediations, bench and jury trials. Counsel clients and other State officials and employees regarding real estate transactions. Review real estate conveyance documents (title reports, buyer’s notes, legal descriptions, plans, appraisals, etc.) for eminent domain and other real estate proceedings. Advise clients and other State officials and employees regarding issues that arise in litigation. Supervise work of assigned paralegal on discovery and other tasks. Travel as required for the assigned cases. Present the State’s case at trial, including arguments, voir dire of potential jurors, presenting evidence through witnesses, exhibits and demonstration and cross-examining witnesses. Maintain the file of the assigned case in an organized manner. Direct the closing of cases and case files that have reached final disposition. Perform other tasks as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Law Degree; Should be licensed to practice law in Indiana. Civil litigation experience in state court required. Knowledge of state court practice rules. Familiarity with real estate principles, appraisal principles and practices and property law. Familiarity with substantive state law of the eminent domain process, rules of evidence and trial and appellate procedures. Excellent communication skills. Demonstrated strong teamwork skills. Effective legal research and writing skills, with emphasis on clear, persuasive legal writing. Awareness of public relations and ability to manage high-profile cases. Ability to zealously negotiate settlements or mediated resolution of cases. Ability to work well with others, including clients and witnesses; sensitivity to concerns about individual liability and indemnification. Strong sense of ethics, awareness of potential conflicts of interest that arise in public sector, adherence in all respects to Rules of Professional Conduct and State ethics rules. Ability to manage multiple matters and time-sensitive deadlines. Experienced litigation attorney in the Real Estate Litigation Section to provide legal representation on behalf of the State of Indiana and its agencies.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Office of the Indiana Attorney General
302 W. Washington Street
5th Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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