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.
Assistant Attorney General / Criminal Appeals:
The Office of the West Virginia Attorney General currently is seeking attorneys for its Appellate Division. Responsibilities will include briefing and arguing appeals before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and other courts in a variety of matters including, but not limited to, direct criminal appeals. Experience with a judicial clerkship and/or two years of appellate practice are preferred. Candidates must also have an active WV license or be eligible for admission.
To apply, please submit a brief cover letter, your resumé, a list of references, writing sample, and any other information you believe would allow our Office to evaluate your application to the following email address: email@example.com with Appellate Attorney 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 southern region of West Virginia. 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.
Consumer Protection Attorney:
The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks an attorney for the Consumer Protection Division. Ideal candidates will have consumer protection experience. Successful candidates will have a minimum of five (5) years of aggressive litigation experience as well as mediation experience. Strong written and oral communication skills are required. Candidates will be expected to communicate complex legal matters in a clear manner. Candidates must have an active WV license or be eligible for admission.
Please send your resume, a writing sample and preferred salary range to email@example.com with “Consumer Protection Attorney” in the subject line.
DHHR - Assistant Attorney General:
The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks a full-time attorney to represent a division within the Department of Health and Human Resources. The successful applicant will have at least five (5) years litigation experience in addition to experience with state, federal and administrative proceedings. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and verbal/written communication skills are a must for this position. 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 “DHHR Assistant Attorney General” in the subject line.
The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks several full-time investigators with prior law enforcement experience. These investigators will conduct investigations into healthcare fraud within the Medicaid Program as well criminal abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of vulnerable adults. Applicants must have at least five (5) years prior investigation experience which includes independently managing cases from start to finish, conducting interviews, collecting, evaluating and analyzing computerized data and other evidence and drafting reports of investigative findings
Please send your resume and preferred salary range email@example.com with Investigators” in the subject line.
Attorneys – Solicitor General Division:
The West Virginia Attorney General's Office is accepting applications for positions in the Solicitor General’s group, including a junior/mid-level attorney and a mid- to senior-level attorney to be considered for the position of Deputy Solicitor General. Excellent writing skills required; clerkship and appellate/administrative law litigation experience preferred. Must be eligible to waive into the WV Bar or willing to pursue state bar membership. Positions are based out of Charleston, WV, with some geographic flexibility within the State.
All attorneys in the SG group gain significant appellate, administrative, and general litigation experience. The group practices at all levels in state and federal courts, including before the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorneys in the group can expect oral argument experience in the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, as well as opportunities to present argument or second chair in federal appellate courts. The group is a small team, with all attorneys taking primary responsibility for their matters and contributing at highly substantive levels. Responsibilities include primary drafting for major appellate briefs and administrative comments (as well as editing other team members' drafts for the Deputy position); coordinating multi-state efforts for amicus briefs and multi-state litigation; researching and drafting Attorney General opinions, and researching and providing strategic advice on high-profile matters to the Attorney General and other constitutional officers.
Applicants should submit their resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Litigation Attorney:
The Attorney General’s Office seeks a Senior Litigation Attorney to handle high profile, complex and multi-state litigation. Candidates must have eight (8) years litigation experience in addition to possessing highly developed organizational, writing, and analytical skills. Candidates must have an active WV law license or be eligible for admission.
Please send your resume, a writing sample and preferred salary range to email@example.com with “Senior Litigation Attorney” in the subject line.