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ATTY99-2021-00308-Assistant Attorney General-Cheyenne

Company: State of Wyoming
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Description and Functions

Open Until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Wyoming Attorney General's Office seeks qualified attorney applicants interested in providing professional legal representation to the Department of Workforce Services, including the Unemployment TaxDivision, Unemployment Insurance Division, Unemployment Insurance Commission, State Inspector of Mines, and the State Mining Council in administrative and court proceedings. The duties of this position include preparing pleadings, motions, and briefs at trial and on appeal; negotiation; representing the Department at public hearings and agency business meetings; presenting evidence at formal administrative hearings; conducting legal research and drafting legal opinions; reviewing Department rules and regulations; and reviewing and tracking legislation to advise the Governor and the Department. As is the case for all attorneys, this position will also perform other duties as assigned to meet the Department of Workforce Services' goals and objectives, the TortLitigation Division, and the Attorney General's Office.

The Attorney General's Office provides attorneys an opportunity to develop expertise and utilize litigation and client counseling skills in a dynamic and collegial work environment while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

Human Resource Contact: Tara Gross (307) 777-7893 tara.gross2@wyo.gov

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.

  • This position blends strategic counseling, regulatory and legislative analysis, and litigation in a multifaceted role.
  • The applicant should feel comfortable speaking before courts and administrative agencies, writing letters and briefs, and advocating Wyoming's interests to federal and state officials and the general public.
  • The ability to work independently and work collaboratively with the Wyoming Attorney General's office and Department staff.
  • Attend public hearings and business meetings. Adviseclients on cases, statutes, and rules related to their legal duties and responsibilities. Provide day-to-day legal advice.
  • Represent the State in trials and appeals to state and federal courts and administrative agencies.

Qualifications

PREFERENCES/AGENCY REQUIREMENTS:

The successful applicant will be provided with training and mentorship to ensure that you have the resources and knowledge you need to succeed.

Please ensure thatyou attach the following documents when submitting your state application:

  • Resume - include references
  • Law School Transcript
  • Recent writing sample

Your application will not be considered without these documents.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Familiarity with worker's compensation and unemployment statutes and regulations.
  • Experience in administrative law; preparing, reviewing, and implementing administrative orders

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Juris doctorate

Necessary Special Requirements

NOTES:

  • FLSA: Exempt
  • Successful applicants are required to pass a criminal background investigation
  • This position is at-will and is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Attorney General (W.S. 9-1-608)

Supplemental Information

015-Attorney General - Tort Litigation Division - Law Office

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

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