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USD 9976 to 12798 Monthly
Min 1 yrs required
Jun 21, 2022
Oct 04, 2022
May 18, 2022
Environment Section, Deputy Attorney General
Duties: Perform a wide variety of legal work concerned with representing the State, most of its officers, departments, boards, commissions, and other such bodies before the State and Federal courts and administrative bodies and acts as legal counsel for such agencies and officials; assisting or displacing local district attorneys in unusual situations; preparing pleading and other legal materials for trials, hearings, and other legal proceedings; presenting criminal and civil cases at trial (jury and nonjury); drafting and analyzing legislative measures and regulations; giving legal advice to grand juries, district attorneys, county counsels, officials, and representatives of public agencies on legal problems; performing legal research; writing opinions; and to do other related work.
Qualification and ExperienceMinimum Qualifications: Active Membership in The California State Bar. Knowledge of: Legal principles and their application; professional and ethical rules as they relate to the practice of law and particularly the role of public attorneys, to ensure the rules are strictly followed by oneself as well as other attorneys. Examples include Federal/State statutes, rules (e.g., Rules of Professional Conduct), and case law defining the scope of the attorney-client privilege, and local rules establishing standards of conduct and sanctions for misconduct by attorneys; available research sources, both printed and electronic, to complete legal research, including what type of material they contain, where they are located, and their breadth, depth, and relative strengths and weaknesses. Examples include primary and secondary legal texts, and electronic databases; scope and character of California statutory law and provisions of the California Constitution; principles and practices for properly conducting legal research, such as ensuring law is current and checking for recent amendments to statutes; principles of administrative and constitutional law, rules of evidence, and conduct of proceedings in trial and appellate courts of California and the United States and before administrative bodies; duties and powers of the Attorney General of California; and the English language to effectively produce a variety of written work products. Includes knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence, and paragraph structure, organization, and appropriate vocabulary. Ability to: Prepare, present, and handle legal cases; perform research; analyze difficult and complex legal problems, and apply legal principles and precedents to particular sets of facts; present statements of facts, law, and argument clearly and logically in written and oral form; analyze and draft proposed legislative measures; handle difficult legal correspondence; direct the work of clerical and professional assistants; edit written documents written by oneself, as well as those produced by others, for accuracy and effectiveness; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; reason logically; work cooperatively with a variety of individuals and organizations; and exercise good judgment. Deputy Attorney General III: 6+ years of legal experience in the practice of law in a governmental jurisdiction or in the private practice of law. Deputy Attorney General IV: 10+ years of legal experience in the practice of law in a governmental jurisdiction or in the private practice of law, 4+ years of which must have been at a level of responsibility equivalent to Deputy Attorney General III. Deputy Attorney General V: 13+ years of legal experience in the practice of law in a governmental jurisdiction or in the private practice of law, 3+ years of which must have been at a level of responsibility equivalent to Deputy Attorney General IV. Supervising Deputy Attorney General: 8+ years of legal experience in the practice of law in a governmental jurisdiction or in the private practice of law, 2+ years of which must have been at a level of responsibility equivalent to a Deputy Attorney General III. Desirable Qualifications: Significant civil litigation experience in federal or state courts. Proven and significant interest in Environmental law background is desired. Experience in developing litigation plans, and managing complex legal matters. Excellent research and writing skills. Skill in oral advocacy and negotiations.
Job Control: JC-299286. Position #: 420-432-5706-XXX. Submit resume,
cover letter, transcripts and additional required documents.
Hiring CoordinatorCalifornia Attorney General Department of Justice110 W A St Ste 1100San Diego, CA 92101-3702
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