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Assistant Attorney General - Civil Division - St. Louis at Missouri Attorney General

Assistant Attorney General - Civil Division - St. Louis

Missouri Attorney General St. Louis, MO (Onsite) Full-Time
Assistant Attorney General

Civil Division - St. Louis

The Missouri Attorney General's Office is committed to providing the highest quality legal representation to the six million Missourians who call our State home. We are looking for attorneys with excellent credentials interested in our Civil Division. The Civil Division has openings in various sections, including: Financial Services (recovery of money owed to the state), Consumer Protection, Litigation (civil defense), Labor (workers' compensation), and Governmental Affairs. A description of these sections may be found at: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Assistant Attorney General - Civil Division - St. Louis />
The Attorney General's Office offers something for everyone. There are opportunities to gain experience in everything from simple, administrative hearings to multi-week, large scale complex jury trials and arbitrations.

Preferred experience/skills:

* Courtroom and trial experience
* Handling pre-filing investigation, discovery, motion practice, and depositions
* Drafting documents and correspondence
* Resolving claims by settlement
* Administrative practice
* State court familiarity
* Commitment to public service
* Excellent legal writing/ oral advocacy

Opportunities Offered:

* Courtroom and jury trial experience
* Handling litigation from case initiation through appeal
* Practice in many of the 114 counties in the state at all levels
* Practice in both state and federal courts
* Administrative practices including workers' compensation and appearances before state agencies
* Some general counsel work for boards and commissions
* Defense of state agencies
* Motion and appellate practice
* Review of investigations

The AGO Advantage:

* More experience and opportunities than a private law office
* Immediately work on cases that affect policy and have a statewide impact
* Attorneys are responsible for their own case load
* Mentoring and guidance from experienced attorneys and colleagues
* Regular interactions with clients, including state agency heads and general counsels
* State and health retirement benefits
* Eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness

Candidates should be licensed to practice law in Missouri or eligible for a temporary license (Rule 8.06). Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. EOE.

Recommended Skills

  • Administration
  • Claim Processing
  • Deposition (Geology)
  • Drafting Documents
  • Filing
  • Research
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