Job Details

Health Quality Enforcement Section Deputy Attorney General III

Company name

California Attorney General Department of Justice

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Nov 26,2019

Posted on

Aug 13,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 9210 to 11815 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Health Care
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Health Quality Enforcement Section Deputy Attorney General III
The candidate will litigate administrative cases against the licenses of dangerously negligent and incompetent medical professionals, including physicians, psychologists, and other health care practitioners. Should have active membership in the California State Bar. Must have 6 years of legal experience in the practice of law in a governmental jurisdiction or in the private practice of law. Should have 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. Must have 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.

Note: This job is open to individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility.

Application Deadline: September 16, 2019.

Additional info

Job Code #: JC-167559. Position #: 420-163-5706-XXX. Submit current version of STD Form 678 with resume, cover letter, and 2 writing samples written within the past three years.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
California Attorney General Department of Justice
300 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013