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 resume, 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.
The Attorney General seeks an Investigator for the Consumer Protection Division. Ideal candidates will have a college degree, extensive law enforcement/investigative background and be computer literate in Microsoft Office and internet research. Candidates without a college degree who have in excess of 15 years of investigative experience will also be considered. Successful candidates must be able to conduct complex investigations and surveillance, research and analyze information to formulate reports, conduct interviews and testify in hearings and at trial.
Please send your resume and preferred salary range to email@example.com with “Investigator” in the subject line.
Assistant Attorney General:
The Attorney General’s Office seeks a full-time attorney to represent the Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities and the Health Care Authority, Divisions within the Department of Health and Human Resources. The successful applicant will (1) litigate on behalf of these divisions in administrative courts, circuit courts and the Supreme Court of Appeals, and (2) counsel senior officials on matters regarding law and policy specific to these divisions. Strong writing and oral advocacy abilities are required. The position requires an attorney who is comfortable with practicing independently with limited clerical support. The position is in Charleston, West Virginia. Candidates must also have an active WV license or be eligible for admission.
Please send your resume and preferred salary range to firstname.lastname@example.org with “BHHF Assistant Attorney General” in the subject line.
The Attorney General seeks a highly organized, energetic legal secretary for the DHHR Division. This position will be located in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Successful candidates will have a minimum of five (5) years prior experience working in a law firm, the ability to manage large document productions, strong written and oral communication skills as well as solid analytical skills.
Please send your resume and preferred salary range to email@example.com with “Legal Secretary” in the subject line.
Consumer Advocate and Compliance Specialist:
The Attorney General seeks a Consumer Advocate and Compliance Specialist to act as a public liaison for the office. The advocate will serve as a representative of the office at public events, provide consumer education, assist in the complaint and mediation process in the Consumer Protection Division and act as a point of first contact between the Consumer Protection Division and consumers. Ideal candidates will be excellent communicators with a history of working with the public and maintaining community relationships. Successful candidates must be able to speak in a public setting, be able to work independently and in a fast-paced environment while staying organized and meeting deadlines. Candidates will be expected to work long hours and seek to enhance the reputation of the Attorney General's Office and the Consumer Protection Division within the State of West Virginia.
Please send your resume and preferred salary range to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Consumer Advocate” in the subject line.
Assistant Attorney General-Civil Prosecution:
The Attorney General’s Office seeks a full-time attorney to represent the Division of Motor Vehicles in prosecuting civil cases originating from Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Pocahontas and Summers counties. The successful applicant will litigate assigned cases before the Office of Administrative Hearings. The majority of the hearings will be held in Lewisburg and Princeton. However, coverage of hearings in other parts of the state may be required. The vast majority of case portfolio will involve a driver’s license revocation for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Hearings are scheduled at least three days per week. The position requires independent case management with limited clerical support. Travel is required. The position requires extensive use of computer technology.
Please send your resume, a writing sample and preferred salary range to email@example.com with “Assistant Attorney General-Civil Prosecution” in the subject line.
Deputy Press Secretary:
The Attorney General seeks a Deputy Press Secretary to act as a copywriter and media liaison. A bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations or a closely related field is required, plus five (5) years’ experience in public relations, public policy, journalism or advertising. The ideal applicant will be an excellent writer, editor and communicator with a proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, while meeting tight deadlines. Successful candidates will have experience planning and implementing national, statewide and local media strategies, including social media, writing press releases, op-eds and organizing news conferences.
Candidates will be expected to work long hours, produce a high-quality 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.
Please send your resume and preferred salary range to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Deputy Press Secretary” in the subject line.