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Assistant Attorney General

Company name

New Mexico Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

2-7 yrs required

Location

Santa Fe, NM

Date Last Verified

Feb 06,2018

Posted on

Feb 05,2018
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Assistant Attorney General The candidate must have 2-7 years’ experience as a practicing attorney, which will be considered when making final offers at the Assistant Attorney General I or II classification. Will advise clients at public meetings, rule-making proceedings, and administrative disciplinary hearings; and represent these clients in court appearances and on a broad range of legal matters. In addition to representing state entities, Assistant Attorneys General have other responsibilities as assigned. The Division is involved in various fields of law, including: administrative and regulatory law; litigation and appellate matters; contract law; governmental procedures; and legislative analysis. The Division also reviews citizens’ complaints filed pursuant to the Open Meetings Act (OMA) and the Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA), provides information to the public on the state’s Sunshine Laws, and is responsible for drafting Attorney General Opinions requested by legislators and state officials. The position includes regular interaction with clients and public officers, and some travel within the state will be required. Practice in administrative law and public law is preferred, and applicants must be licensed to practice law in New Mexico.

Additional info

Job Reference # 1058. Send resume, writing sample and three professional references.

Company info

Sally Malave
New Mexico Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Drawer 1508
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1508
Phone: 505-490-4851

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