Job Details

Criminal Law Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Olympia, WA

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Company name

Washington State Attorney General's Office

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Olympia, WA

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Prosecutor/Litigator (AAG) The candidate will investigate, prosecute and litigate Medicaid provider fraud as well as abuse and neglect pf person in residential facilities using a full array of civil and criminal remedies. The work of the Medicaid Fraud Control Division (MFC) focuses on both civil and criminal law enforcement. The federally funded and mandated MFC's mission is deterring provider fraud as well as abuse and neglect in residential facilities. MFC is unique in that it involves protecting not only the Medicaid program of roughly 13 billion dollars per annum, but also its most vulnerable persons, typically elderly nursing home patients. In many of ases there is no precedent so MFC cases are consistently on the cutting edge of legal theories and issues. The cases range from single provider home health fraud, abuse and neglect of persons in nursing homes, large scale organized individual and corporate fraudulent activity to national whistleblower actions. All Assistant Attorneys General in MFCU must manage a robust caseload, including directing investigations, assessing evidence, and resolving cases through litigation or negotiation. This position carries a full case load primarily comprised of complex criminal and some civil matters. Attorneys must work with a sense of urgency and take the initiative to keep their cases moving toward resolution. The successful candidate for this position will be highly motivated and have a strong desire to enforce the law and the demonstrated ability to work with a team. Routinely bring cases in state court and investigate the same with our federal counterparts in particular, HHS OIG, FBI, Customs, as well as local law enforcement and state administrative agencies.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must 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. Should have Trial and litigation experience. Must have outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills. Should have 7 years criminal prosecutorial experience. Experience with financial crimes and/or abuse cases is required. Civil litigation experience is a plus.

Closing date: 06/27/18 11:59 PM.

Company info

Larissa Payne
MFC Director
Washington State Attorney General's Office
1116 W Riverside Ave
Spokane, WA 99201-1194
Phone: 360-586-8880