Deputy Attorney General 4 DCF South Section

SALARY: $63,808.95 to $92,521.59

LOCATION: Division of Law
4 Echelon Plaza, 201 Laurel Rd., 3rd Fl.
Voorhees, NJ


DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Section Chief and the Assistant Attorneys General for the DCF Practice Group, provides representation to the Department of Children and Families in cases involving child abuse and neglect and termination of parental rights.


EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor. Admission to practice as an Attorney at Law in the State of New Jersey is required.

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of experience as a practicing attorney.

LICENSE: Appointee will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

If you possess the required experience and are interested in the position, you must complete an application found on the Division of Law’s website at

To apply you must send the completed DOL attorney application, a resume, cover letter (including job vacancy number and location preference), a copy of your Certificate of Good Standing with the Supreme Court of New Jersey, a legal writing sample (with your name in the header or footer of each page), and an unofficial copy of your law school transcript. All items must be sent together, in one package. Recruitment for this announcement will be continuous through April 24, 2017.

Recruitment Coordinator


Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 081
Trenton, NJ 08625-0085

If submitting your documents via email you must include 17-39 in the subject-line.

Please do not submit your documents in duplicate; choose one delivery method: email or hard copy.

The Department of Law and Public Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our staff. We strongly encourage people from all groups and communities to apply.

The “New Jersey First Act,” N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), requires new public employees to reside in the State of New Jersey within one (1) year of employment.

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