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Unit Chief Counsel

Company name

Arizona Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Dec 25,2019

Posted on

Sep 11,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 95000 to 105000 Annually

Location

Phoenix, AZ, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Unit Chief Counsel
The candidate will be responsible to supervise Assistant Attorneys General of the Education Unit. With assistance and support of the Section Chief Counsel and other Education unit attorneys, represents the Arizona State Board of Education (and may include its hearing body, The Professional Practices Advisory Committee), the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Arizona Department of Education, the Arizona State Board of Charter Schools, the Arizona School Facilities Board, the Commission on Postsecondary Education, and the Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind. Represent the State and the State Education Agencies in litigation involving education matters and is responsible for analyzing and drafting Attorney General Opinions related to Education matters.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have admission to, and good standing with, the Arizona State Bar (include on resume the date(s) of admission in Arizona and any other states). Should have an active Arizona State Bar license. Knowledge of relevant Federal and State Statutes is necessary. Knowledge of education components and programs is essential. Knowledge of administrative, State and Federal court litigation/hearing processes is required. Should have skill in persuasive oral and written communication pertaining to issue or cases analysis or presentation through various stages of representation, including litigation through trial and appeal if required. Must be proficient in Westlaw.

Additional info

Job Id 49246. Send a writing sample with resume/application profile.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Arizona Attorney General
1275 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007

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