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5+ years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
6/6/2019
Job Category:
Legal
Assistant Attorney General
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Missouri Attorney General | Jefferson City, MO
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Job Description

The Missouri Attorney General's Office is seeking candidates to fill its 2019 Class of Assistant Attorneys General in Jefferson City. We are currently accepting applications from 2019 law school graduates and those completing judicial clerkships. Candidates should be preparing to take the Missouri Bar in July, and be prepared to start with the office in Jefferson City on or around August 2019. The Attorney General's Office consists of a Civil Division and a Criminal Division, with Sections making up each Division.

Offers will be made to successful applicants to work either in the Civil Division or the Criminal Division of the Attorney General's Office in Jefferson City. Candidates will then be assigned to a Section within each Division prior to their start date. Candidates will be expected to work in their assigned Sections, but may also have opportunities to work on cases of interest outside of their Sections.

Civil Division Sections

* Consumer Protection
* Government Affairs
* Financial Services
* Labor
* Litigation

Criminal Division Sections

* Criminal Appeals
* Medicaid Fraud
* Public Safety

The Missouri Attorney General's Office boasts a proud history of Assistant Attorneys General serving the State of Missouri. Former Assistant Attorneys General of this State include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, Senator and U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, Senator Kit Bond, Missouri Supreme Court Justice Paul Wilson, numerous state court judges, and many other attorneys who have gone on to successful careers in public service and the private sector, both in Missouri and nationally. In addition, many Assistant Attorneys General choose to stay and build their careers in the Attorney General's Office, and the office is fortunate to have an experienced and dedicated group of public servants who have served the office for many years.

The office offers hands-on litigation, deposition, hearing, and trial experience as well as numerous training opportunities. Annual bar dues are paid by the office, and the office provides all annual CLE credits required to maintain an active bar license in Missouri. Benefits include 3 weeks annual leave per year, 3 weeks sick leave per year, 12 paid state holidays, disability insurance, life insurance, subsidized health insurance, the ability to work towards a pension which vests after 5 years of service, and flexible working schedules. Employment at the Missouri Attorney General's Office is considered public service employment and may qualify you for the federal student loan forgiveness program.

We invite you to apply and join our ranks as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Missouri.

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