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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Salt Lake City, UT

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Company name

Utah Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations


USA Salt Lake City, UT

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Assistant Attorney General The candidate will primarily be responsible for representing Adult Probation and Parole in a variety of matters. Other duties include representing the client in court hearings, providing legal counsel on issues related to supervision of offenders, and counseling on preparation of Presentence Investigation Reports. Requires the attorney to respond to subpoenas and other discovery requests on behalf of the Department of Corrections, as well as provide contract and policy review, preparation of legal opinions, monitoring of litigations, responds to offender inquires, and other related responsibilities. Applicants must possess excellent written and oral advocacy skills and have the experience and ability to immediately take over an existing caseload. Experience with the criminal justice system is preferred. Membership in the Utah State Bar in good standing is required. Prepares cases by conducting legal research and gathering evidence. Provides consultation, makes recommendations, gives appropriate advice, and/or facilitates decisions. Determines discovery needs, and/or completes discovery; participates in decision making and strategy sessions in preparing cases for court and determining evidence to be used. Writes or drafts correspondence, reports, documents and/or other written materials. Receives, researches and responds to incoming questions or complaints; provides information, explains policy and procedures, and/or facilitates a resolution. Represents the state or the employing agency in lawsuits, grievances, negotiations, complaints and/or other matters. Drafts working documents; prepares documents consisting of concise decisions based upon facts of case interpretations of law and compliance with state and federal standards. Conducts conferences with defendants and/or attorneys, negotiates settlements, and testifies in court. Conducts, or represents agency at formal or informal hearings and/or trials. May be required to travel to various court locations and stay overnight. A JD degree is required. Application deadline: 06/21/18.

Additional info

Position #16220

Company info

Susan May
Utah Office of the Attorney General
350 North State Street
Suite 230
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2320
Phone: 801-366-0233