Consumer Protection Hotline:
1-800-368-8808
Senior Protection Hotline: 304-558-1155
Medicaid Fraud Hotline:
1-888-372-8398

Employment Opportunities

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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: jobs@wvago.gov

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: The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks a full-time attorney to represent the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources in litigation and appeals before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. This position will:

  • Advise the client on litigation strategies
  • Assist with policy development and implementation
  • Engage with other state and federal agencies on the client’s behalf
  • Advise the client on day-to-day operations
  • Analyze cases for appeal
  • File and respond to appeals
  • Develop and implement targeted training for the client’s managers and employees, on issues related to conducting investigations, drafting reports, and preparing cases for litigation

Strong written and oral advocacy abilities are required. The candidate must be comfortable practicing independently with limited clerical support. The position is in Martinsburg, West Virginia with a significant amount of travel in the Eastern panhandle and North Central West Virginia is required.

Candidates must also have an active WV license or be eligible for admission.

Please send your resume and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with "DHHR Attorney" in the subject line.

Assistant Attorney General: The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks a full-time attorney to represent the Department of Health and Human Resources. Candidates will primarily be responsible for appellate work involving juvenile abuse and neglect cases in the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. Additional matters in state circuit and administrative courts may be assigned to this attorney as needed. Strong written and oral advocacy skills are required to be successful in this position. The position can be located in Charleston or Fairmont, West Virginia.

Please send your resume and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with "Assistant Attorney General" 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 following counties in West Virginia: Kanawha, Putnam, Cabell, and Wayne. 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 the 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 jobs@wvago.gov with "Consumer Advocate" in the subject line.

Receptionist: The Office of the West Virginia Attorney General seeks a highly organized, reliable receptionist. The receptionist is the first line of contact for the office, whether on the telephone or in person. Candidates must be professional, punctual, and highly dependable. Ideal candidates will have prior receptionist experience as well as administrative office experience.

Please send your resume and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with "Receptionist" in the subject line.

Principal Deputy Solicitor General - The West Virginia Attorney General's Office is accepting applications for a senior-level attorney to be considered for the position of Principal Deputy Solicitor General. Excellent writing and editing skills and appellate and/or administrative law litigation experience required; U.S. Supreme Court or other appellate clerkship strongly preferred. Must be eligible to waive into the WV Bar or willing to pursue state bar membership. This position is based out of Charleston, WV, with potential geographic flexibility within the State on a case-by-case basis.

Responsibilities of the Principal Deputy Solicitor General include working with the Attorney General and Solicitor General to develop a strategy for high-profile litigation involving the State of West Virginia and state officers and agencies; editing and some primary drafting for major appellate briefs, administrative comments, and dispositive motions; coordinating multi-state litigation and amicus briefs with other States; and researching and providing strategic advice on other important issues for 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 contributing at highly substantive levels.

Applicants should submit their resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter to jobs@wvago.gov, or may reach out to Solicitor General Lindsay See for more information at lindsay.s.see@wvago.gov.

Assistant Attorney General: The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks an attorney to join the Tax, Revenue, Claims Commission, and Transportation Division. Ideal candidates will have been practicing law for 8 to 10 years. Experience with tax law is preferred as well as litigation experience, excellent academic and professional credentials; superior oral and written communication skills; have outstanding legal research, analytical, and legal reasoning skills; and, the ability to function with minimal guidance in a demanding legal environment.

Candidates must also have an active WV law license or be eligible for admission.

Please send your resume, a writing sample, and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with "Revenue Attorney" in the subject line.

Investigator – Medicaid Fraud Control Unit: The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks a full-time investigator to join the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU). This investigator will conduct investigations into healthcare fraud within the Medicaid Program as well criminal abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of vulnerable adults. Applicant must have 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. Preferred candidates will have prior investigative experience in areas such as law enforcement, insurance, healthcare fraud, and financial fraud.

Please send your resume and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with "Investigator – Medicaid" in the subject line.

Legal Administrative Assistant-Martinsburg: The Office of the West Virginia Attorney General seeks a highly organized, reliable, and energetic individual to provide support to our Martinsburg, West Virginia office. Candidates will have three (3) years of experience in an administrative office and using PC-based software such as word processing, database, or spreadsheet or in electronic document management, imaging, or scanning documents. Ideal candidates will have law office experience.

Please send your resume and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with "Legal Administrative Assistant" 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 jobs@wvago.gov

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 eight (8) 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 jobs@wvago.gov with “Consumer Protection Attorney” in the subject line.

Auditor – Medicaid Fraud Control Unit: The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks several full-time Auditors to join the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU). The Chief Auditor will conduct investigations related to healthcare fraud and/or financial exploitation. Candidates will have experience collecting and analyzing evidence as well as conducting complex financial audits. Ideal candidates will have prior experience conducting audits, examining and analyzing Medicaid claims data, and a strong background working with databases.

Please send your resume and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with “Auditor” in the subject line.