Deputy Attorney General 4 (Tort Litigation & Judiciary Section, Trenton) – AMENDED

An opportunity currently exists in the unclassified service within the Department of Law & Public Safety, Division of Law, for applicants who meet the requirements specified below:

TITLE: Deputy Attorney General 4
SALARY: $64,925.61 to $94,140.69
LOCATION: Division of Law
Tort Litigation & Judiciary Section
Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex
25 Market Street, Trenton, NJ

NUMBER OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE: TBD

DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Section Chief and/or the Assistant Section Chief of the Tort Litigation & Judiciary Section, is responsible for handling a wide range of litigation filed against the State, its officials and employees, and representing the NJ Judiciary and county prosecutors in federal, state and administrative litigation; performs other duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS
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.

PREFERENCE: Preference will be given to those candidates with experience in personal injury law or general litigation.

RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented in resume only. Applicants who possess foreign degrees (degrees earned outside of the U.S.) are required to provide an evaluation indicating the U.S. equivalency prior to the closing date. Failure to do so will result in your ineligibility.

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 http://www.nj.gov/oag/law/pdf/dagapp-form-fill.pdf (current Division of Law employees need only send a resume and cover letter).

When completed, please send the application, a resume, cover letter indicating vacancy #17-180, Certificate of Good Standing with the Supreme Court of New Jersey, a legal writing sample with your name on it, and an unofficial copy of your law school transcript, together in one package, before the closing date of November 30, 2017 to:

Recruitment Coordinator
LPS.Humanresources@njoag.gov

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

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