Assistant Attorney General - CIVIL RIGHTS

Division : General Litigation
Section : Civil Rights
Location: Atlanta
Job Openings: 1
Job Opening Date: 05/25/2017
Job Closing Date: 06/30/2017
Salary: $60,000 minimum Annual

Duties & Responsibilities
Civil Rights cases for this Section involve the defense of state employees sued in federal court for constitutional violations primarily under the First, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendment.  Travel may be required.  POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Minimum Training & Experience
Member of the Georgia Bar AND graduation from an accredited law school. Preference will be given to applicants who exhibit strong writing skills, litigation experience and/or civil rights related experience.

Additional Information
A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation. Along with your resume, applicants are required to complete and submit a DEPARTMENT OF LAW application & waiver. Please mail your completed application to: the address below, Attn: Wanda Brown, Director of Human Resources. Applications are reviewed by the Division Deputy; selection of candidates is based on the specific preferred qualifications needed by the position. Please submit two (2) writing samples along with copies of your official undergraduate and law school transcripts. You may submit the application & writing samples with the transcripts to follow. Candidates that are not interviewed will have their application information held in the Applicant Pool and considered for future vacancies with the Department. SALARY IS COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE. POSITION is OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

All qualified and interested applicants should submit a resume and a Department of Law application to:

Human Resources Director
Department of Law
40 Capitol Square S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

You will find the 'attorney' application under 'Careers', click applications.

The Office of THE ATTORNEY GENERAL does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or services

Human Resources * 40 Capitol Square * Atlanta, GA. 30334
(404) 656-3305