The Office of the West Virginia Attorney General is seeking qualified individuals to help ensure that the State of West Virginia, State agencies, and other entities receive top-flight legal advice and representation. As the State's law firm, the Office of the Attorney General has a duty to the people of West Virginia to meet the highest professional standards, maintain a commitment to excellence, and zealously serve the public.
Significantly, the success of our Office depends primarily on the dedication and talents of every person who works here. As such, the Attorney General is committed to finding, developing, and retaining the best people. If you are looking for interesting and challenging work and seek to make West Virginia better, join us so that we can build the best law firm in the State.
To apply for any of the positions listed below, please submit a brief cover letter, your resumé, salary requirements, a list of references, and any other information you believe would allow our Office to evaluate your application to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All employees of the Office of the Attorney General have access to great benefits, including health insurance and retirement benefits. Unless otherwise specified, all listed positions are in Charleston, West Virginia, and are open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.
Chief Operating Officer: The Attorney General seeks a COO to supervise the day-to-day administrative and financial operations of the Office and take leadership over the Office's long-term operational and fiscal planning. The COO will be responsible for all non-legal functions of the Office and report directly to the Attorney General. Ideal candidates will have significant managerial and supervisory experience in mid- to large-sized organizations, a background in or on-the-job familiarity with accounting, strong written and oral communication skills, and excellent computer and technology skills. A law degree is not required, though familiarity with law firms and the practice of law is a plus.
Assistant Comptroller: The Attorney General seeks an Assistant Comptroller who will assist with the day-to-day financial operations of the Office and with long-term financial planning. Ideal candidates will have education, training, and background in accounting, strong written and oral communication skills, and excellent computer and technology skills.
Network Administrator: The Attorney General seeks a Network Administrator to help modernize and maintain the Office's information technology. Ideal candidates will have significant experience working in the IT departments of mid- to large-sized organizations and familiarity with the technological needs of a law firm. Additionally, experience in evaluating, installing and upgrading hardware and software systems is a plus, as is experience with large-scale technology upgrades.
Consumer Outreach and Compliance Specialists: The Attorney General seeks talented, highly-organized, individuals to serve in our consumer protection division. Ideal candidates will have strong oral and written communications skills, problem solving capabilities, research and analytical skills, and the ability to make clear and concise presentations to individuals and businesses about compliance matters and the Office's consumer outreach programs. Significant travel is required for these positions as the work will occur throughout the State.
Attorneys: The Attorney General seeks attorneys, of varying levels of experience, to fill a number of litigation positions. Ideal candidates will have top academic credentials, outstanding transcripts, a judicial clerkship, a minimum of three years of litigation experience, and strong written and oral communication skills. Successful candidates will be expected to work long hours, produce a high-quality legal product that meets exacting standards, and seek to enhance the reputation of the Attorney General's Office as a top law firm in the State of West Virginia. In addition to the materials required above, please provide a law school transcript and writing sample.
Appellate Attorneys:The Attorney General seeks attorneys for the Appellate Division, which represents the State in appeals before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and other courts in a variety matters including, but not limited to, direct criminal appeals. Experience with a judicial clerkship and/or two years of appellate practice are preferred. In addition to the materials required above, please provide a law school transcript, writing sample, and any other information you believe would allow our Office to evaluate your application.
Administrative Support Staff: The Attorney General seeks highly organized, energetic individuals to provide administrative and legal support to our attorneys and Administrative Division. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of five years prior experience working in a law firm.