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Criminal Law Attorney / Finance - General Attorney in Salt Lake City, UT

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Company name

Utah Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Criminal Law
Finance - General

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Salt Lake City, UT

Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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State of Utah Logo Duties : Working in the Mortgage and Financial Fraud Unit of the Whit Collar and Commercial Enforcement Division. Expected to handle complex financial fraud prosecutions, including cases alleging securities fraud, real estate fraud, consumer fraud, tax fraud, and mortgage fraud. Prepares cases by conducting legal research and gathering evidence. Provides consultation, makes recommendations, gives appropriate advice, and/or facilitates decisions. Determines discovery needs, and/or completes discovery; participates in decision making and strategy sessions in preparing cases for court and determining evidence to be used. Writes or drafts correspondence, reports, documents and/or other written materials. Receives, researches and responds to incoming questions or complaints; provides information, explains policy and procedures, and/or facilitates a resolution. Represents the state or the employing agency in lawsuits, grievances, negotiations, complaints and/or other matters. Drafts working documents; prepares documents consisting of concise decisions based upon facts of case interpretations of law and compliance with state and federal standards. Conducts conferences with defendants and/or attorneys, negotiates settlements, and testifies in court. Conducts, or represents agency at formal or informal hearings and/or trials. May be required to travel to various court locations and stay overnight.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : The candidate should have Juris Doctorate degree. Must have 5+ years of experience in criminal practice. Prosecution experience preferred. Significant courtroom experience in trying felony cases preferred. Must practice law as an active member of the Utah State Bar in good standing. Must have excellent written and oral advocacy skills and have the experience and ability to immediately take over an existing caseload.

Deadline : 06/15/18.

Additional info

Position #16098.

Company info

Susan May
Utah Office of the Attorney General
350 North State Street
Suite 230
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2320
Phone: 801-366-0233