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Litigation - Employment Attorney in Centennial, CO

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Company name

U.S. Army National Guard

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - Labor & Employment

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Centennial, CO

Date Last Verified

Apr 10,2018

Posted on

Apr 09,2018

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Attorney-Advisor (General), GS 12 Duties: Provides effective management and accomplishment of the day to day legal workload necessary to provide legal services and support to the Adjutant General, staff elements of both the Army and Air National Guard and subordinate units, as well as the United States Property and Fiscal Officer for the State and his staff. Provides professional legal advice and opinions, both written and oral, on issues arising from federal laws and regulations or concerning the federal mission of the National Guard. Serves as litigation point of contact for the State. Prepares litigation reports, briefs, pleadings and other papers associated with civil litigation involving the National Guard. Acts as the State Adjutant General's representative in third-party proceedings under the Federal Labor-Management Relations Statute. Serves as claims officer for the State. Prepares claims reports for the processing of claims by the appropriate claims office. Upon designation by the State Adjutant General, participates as Staff Judge Advocate to the Convening Authority in State National Guard courts-martial and as legal adviser or counsel in administrative board proceedings. Reviews Reports of Survey, Line of Duty determinations and similar administrative proceedings for legal sufficiency. Reviews contracts, procurement actions and real property matters involving federal funds for legal sufficiency. Upon designation by the State Adjutant General, participates in negotiations involving contracts, acquisitions, and real property matters. Prepares and presents legal training for judge advocates and for other personnel as required. Acts as legal assistance officer for members of the National Guard. Coordinates activities with part-time judge advocates to insure effective utilization of part-time JAG officers. Performs other professional legal and military duties as required.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must have 3+ years of Specialized Experience in each of the following: Collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately. Knowledgeable of military and civilian laws, directives, regulations, policies, and procedures. Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit effective communications. Skilled interpersonal communications, empathy, and effective listening. Ability to communicate -orally and in writing- clearly and effectively. Ability to organize thoughts, research materials, and manage case projects. Skilled in comprehending and interpreting directives and laws. Must have 12+ months of work experience as a professional Attorney Advisor. Must have knowledgeable of the Army National Guard and Air National Guard mission requirements. Must be licensed to practice law in Colorado. Must have a Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor degree in law issued by an an ABA- accredited law school; and, must be admitted to practice law in the highest court of any U.S. state, commonwealth, territory or the District of Columbia.

Note: National Guard and Reserves; Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members. Members of the COARNG and those eligible to transfer into the COARNG can apply.

Deadline: 04/18/2018.

Additional info

Announcement number: CO-10076891-AR-17-234-I. Apply Online, No emails.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S. Army National Guard
1411 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202-3231
Phone: 720-250-1032