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Employment Opportunities

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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 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.

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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.
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Legal Assistant/Secretary: The Attorney General seeks a highly organized, energetic individual to provide legal and secretarial support to our attorneys. Successful candidates will have: experience in the public or private sector working in civil litigation; experience working in document management and database programs; strong written and oral communication skills; the ability to manage large document productions, ability to use case filing and time management systems; proficiency with key cite, Blue Book citation, table of authorities, tracking cases and deadlines, calendaring, drafting correspondence; preparing and filing legal documents, and assisting in trial preparation including indexing discovery and organizing exhibits, documents, briefs, and appendices. The successful candidate must be able to make hand deliveries. Experience with Microsoft Office applications preferred.

Please send your resume and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with "Legal Assistant" in the subject line.
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Assistant Attorney General / Medicaid Fraud Control Unit: The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office is seeking a full-time Attorney to join its Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (“MFCU”). The MFCU is charged with investigating, prosecuting and obtaining criminal and civil remedies against individuals and corporate entities responsible for improper or fraudulent Medicaid billing schemes as well as investigating and prosecuting allegations of abuse and neglect of residents in nursing homes and other residential healthcare facilities.

To fulfill these obligations, the MFCU works to identify and investigate fraud committed by hospitals, nursing homes, pharmacies, home health agencies, transportation providers, clinics, hospitals, doctors, dentists, nurses, and other Medicaid providers – as well as individuals, who, for their own financial benefit, interfere with quality healthcare or exploit Medicaid beneficiaries.

Applicants must be organized, flexible, detail-oriented, capable of operating independently with minimal supervision, interested in acquiring new skills to assume greater responsibilities, and have a minimum of three (3) years of litigation experience handling criminal and/or civil matters. Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to make strategic decisions regarding case development, as well as strong analytical skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment. Candidates with prior healthcare or fraud experience are preferred. Ideal applicants will have at least five (5) years of litigation experience, or substantial grand jury and trial experience that preferably includes the investigation and prosecution of financial crimes, as well as experience in state and/or federal courts in West Virginia.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Providing legal advice on statewide criminal and civil investigations of healthcare fraud and the criminal abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of vulnerable adults;
  • Conducting legal research and performing all other legal functions necessary for effective case development to ensure the best possible chance for a successful prosecution;
  • Providing expert legal counsel on complex issues involving federal and state law, rules and regulations, including Stark Act violations, and nationwide multi-million dollar global investigations involving major pharmaceutical companies;
  • Preparing and editing all documents in accordance with deadlines set by supervisors and colleagues, resulting in documents that are free of technical errors and properly formatted;
  • Assisting County Prosecutors as a Special Assistant Prosecutor where permitted, directly prosecuting criminal MFCU cases;
  • Serving as a Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) to prosecute Medicaid fraud cases in federal courts where permitted;
  • Pursuing civil remedies where civil recovery is appropriate by repayment request, demand letter or civil lawsuit;
  • Answering the legal questions of Investigators and other Unit members, as well as providing legal support to the Director and Deputy Director;

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

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample (not to exceed ten pages), and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with "MFCU Attorney" in the subject line.
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Logistics Coordinator The WV Attorney General’s office is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Logistics Coordinator to join our team. As a Logistics Coordinator, you will be responsible for managing inventory, coordinating the receipt and dispatch of supplies, preparing delivery schedules of surplus property, scheduling the maintenance of fleet vehicles, organization of various storage rooms/supply closets, hand deliveries, and handling mail distribution. The ideal candidate should be very organized, have excellent communication skills, and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; a bachelor's degree in logistics, supply chain management, or a related field would be a plus.
  • Proven experience in logistics, inventory management, or a similar role.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to interact professionally with individuals at all levels.
  • Proficient in using computer systems and software for inventory management and data entry.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, demonstrating adaptability and problem-solving skills.
  • Valid driver's license to collect and deliver mail and goods when required.

Responsibilities:

  • Receive incoming shipments and dispatch goods to the appropriate departments or locations.
  • Prepare delivery schedules for surplus property and coordinate the timely delivery of goods.
  • Coordinate and schedule organization and maintenance for storage rooms/closets to ensure they are in proper working condition
  • Collect mail from the main post office and distribute it to the respective divisions within the organization. Visit divisions to retrieve mail to be delivered back to main office.
  • Be available to make hand deliveries as required.
  • Act as the Agency Fleet Coordinator and correspond with the WV Fleet Management Division.
  • Maintain driving records, fuel receipts, repair invoices, mileage logs, and record in filing system.
  • Prepare monthly invoices for ARI fuel purchases.
  • Handle daily mail distribution to courts and various divisions within the agency.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with "Logistics Coordinator" in the subject line.
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Fraud Analyst - Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (“MFCU”)​The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks a Fraud Analyst for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (“MFCU”). The MFCU is charged with investigating, prosecuting and obtaining criminal and civil remedies against individuals and corporate entities responsible for improper or fraudulent Medicaid billing schemes as well as investigating and prosecuting allegations of abuse and neglect of residents in nursing homes and other residential healthcare facilities.

To fulfill these obligations, the MFCU works to identify and investigate fraud committed by hospitals, nursing homes, pharmacies, home health agencies, transportation providers, clinics, hospitals, doctors, dentists, nurses, and other Medicaid providers – as well as individuals, who, for their own financial benefit, interfere with quality healthcare or exploit Medicaid beneficiaries.

Qualified applicants must possess good judgment and the following mandatory qualifications:

  • Knowledge of fundamental principles, concepts, and methods of auditing, accounting, and fiscal control;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks;
  • Demonstrated experience inspecting and evaluating financial records;
  • Ability to conduct complex audits;
  • Ability to reason logically, analyze situations accurately, and recommend an effective course of action;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with attorneys, agents, support staff, technical staff, consultants, and the general public
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills;
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and auditing principles;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • One to two years of relevant, progressive work experience (typically in Auditing, Investigations or Data Analysis); and
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or other relevant field. One year of relevant experience (typically in Auditing, Investigations or Data Analysis) may be substituted for each year of required education. For example: If a position requires a Bachelor's degree and an applicant has no college credits, the applicant may substitute four years of relevant, progressive work experience for the Bachelor's degree requirement.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • A Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or a related field;
  • Experience working with Medicaid or Medicare claims systems and data;
  • Knowledge of medical coding and billing procedures;
  • Certification as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Fraud Examiner;
  • Experience conducting white-collar crime financial analysis, data analytics, or auditing;
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to financial crimes, health care fraud, or financial exploitation;
  • Knowledge of methods, techniques, and audit practices related to investigations of financial crimes, health care fraud, or financial exploitation;
  • Knowledge of health care privacy, security, and other related regulations; and
  • Skill in selecting, implementing, and modifying audit plans from preparatory procedures through final reports.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Independently conducting audits and examinations related to healthcare fraud and/or the financial exploitation of vulnerable adults in Medicaid-funded facilities;
  • Applying statistical sampling techniques; querying, examining and analyzing Medicaid claims data; and identifying Medicaid overpayments;
  • Conducting forensic analysis of Medicaid claims data, medical records, and financial information provided by the Medicaid program, program providers, and other relevant entities;
  • Analyzing complex financial records, healthcare billing data, and other relevant information to identify patterns of fraud and relevant evidence for use in criminal and civil investigations of alleged healthcare fraud and/or financial exploitation of vulnerable adults;
  • Composing analysis summaries, reports of findings, and other case documentation;
  • Utilizing audit findings to identify violations of program regulations and applicable laws;
  • Preparing court and grand jury exhibits for use by MFCU attorneys and other prosecutors, and testifying as an expert witness in state and federal prosecutions;
  • Participating in training programs, conferences and seminars to enhance proficiency and knowledge;
  • Complying with the goals, policies, procedures, and strategic plans adopted and implemented by the Attorney General and/or the MFCU Director; and Performing other tasks as requested.

Please send your resume, a writing sample, and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with "Fraud Analyst" in the subject line.
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Assistant Attorney General-Dept. of Health/Human Services/Health FacilitiesThe West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks a full-time attorney to represent the West Virginia Department of Health, Human Services and Health Facilities 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 Charleston, WV; however, other locations in the state will be considered if it is feasible.

Candidates must also 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 "Dept. of Health/Human Services" in the subject line.
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Senior Assistant Attorney General - Consumer ProtectionThe West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks a senior management attorney for its Consumer Protection & Antitrust Division. This Division protects West Virginia consumers through enforcement of the WVCCPA, the WV Antitrust Act, and other related laws. Attorneys work with consumers and companies to resolve complaints, conduct investigations of business practices, and file civil suits on behalf of the State for violations of consumer protection or antitrust laws. The office performs a wide range of work, including issues with local and national impact. Attorneys manage their own caseload but will also work collaboratively within the office and on multistate investigations or litigations. The Division has offices in Charleston and Martinsburg.

Requirements for this position include strong written and oral communication skills, electronic discovery knowledge and negotiation experience. Consumer protection and/or antitrust background is a plus, but the office is also interested in candidates with general litigation or prosecutorial background or with other experience that may be relevant to the Consumer and Antitrust areas, including business, technology, healthcare, construction, privacy, and non-profit work. Candidates should have a commitment to public service.

Candidates must have an active WV license or be eligible for admission and at least eight (8) years of senior management experience, specifically managing attorneys and staff as well as some day-to-day operations in the office. Successful candidates will have experience handling high-profile, complex, and multi-state litigation. Candidates must have an active WV law license or be eligible for admission. The Senior Attorney’s responsibilities will include some supervisory administrative functions, such as the use of time management software to maintain proper records of employee attendance and leave.

Please send your resume, a writing sample, and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with "Senior Attorney-Consumery" in the subject line.
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Bankruptcy Attorney:The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks an attorney to join the Tax & Revenue, Legislative Claims Commission and Transportation Division. Ideal candidates will have at least three (4) years’ experience in bankruptcy law, preferably on the creditor side.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Provide expert legal counsel and representation to state agency clients seeking to collect judgments, tax liabilities, and other claims from entities that have entered bankruptcy.
  • Assist state agency clients in understanding their rights and obligations in bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Prepare and file necessary legal documents to preserve priority of state agency claims and liens.
  • Represent state agency clients in bankruptcy hearings, negotiations, and court proceedings.
  • Communicate effectively with state agency clients, debtors’ counsels, trustees, and other parties involved in bankruptcy cases.
  • Stay abreast of changes and developments in bankruptcy law and procedure.

In addition to experience with bankruptcy proceedings, candidates will have litigation experience, demonstrate excellent academic and professional credentials; possess 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 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 "Bankruptcy Attorney" in the subject line.
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MFCU Deputy Director: The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks a Deputy Director for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (“MFCU”). The MFCU is charged with investigating, prosecuting and obtaining criminal and civil remedies against individuals and corporate entities responsible for improper or fraudulent Medicaid billing schemes as well as investigating and prosecuting allegations of abuse and neglect of residents in nursing homes and other residential healthcare facilities.

To fulfill these obligations, the MFCU works to identify and investigate fraud committed by hospitals, nursing homes, pharmacies, home health agencies, transportation providers, clinics, hospitals, doctors, dentists, nurses, and other Medicaid providers – as well as individuals, who, for their own financial benefit, interfere with quality healthcare or exploit Medicaid beneficiaries.

Applicants must be licensed to practice law, possess good judgement, and have a minimum of three (3) years of management experience, with at least five (5) years of management experience preferred. Candidates with prior experience handling healthcare fraud and/or healthcare regulatory matters may substitute such specialized experience for management experience on a year-for-year basis. Ideal applicants will have substantial grand jury and trial experience that preferably includes the investigation, prosecution or defense of financial crimes, as well as experience in state and federal courts in West Virginia.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Assisting the MFCU Director in overseeing and managing the MFCU’s operations;
  • Applying generally accepted investigative techniques to advance the MFCU’s investigations toward completion, including but not limited to the use of administrative subpoenas, interviews, grand jury subpoenas, surveillance, cell phone record preservation requests, consensual telephone and non-telephone monitoring, wiretaps, pen registers, mail covers, undercover operations, confidential informants and witnesses, document examination, review of financial records, claims data analysis, search warrants, arrest warrants, and indictments;
  • Providing legal guidance, direction and assistance to MFCU staff to ensure consistent forward momentum in the MFCU’s investigations;
  • Employing broad management skills in administration, budgeting, personnel, and technical matters, including planning, organization, defining and sequencing investigative tasks, and human resource development;
  • Assisting the MFCU Director in establishing objectives and performance goals, and assessing investigative output and case progress;
  • Utilizing feedback systems, performance measures and benchmarks to assure adequate performance and successful goal achievement;
  • Planning, directing, overseeing, coordinating and conducting investigations related to alleged Medicaid fraud by health care providers, as well as patient abuse, neglect and financial exploitation allegations;
  • Supervising subordinate staff, providing technical direction and guidance when problems of high complexity and sensitivity arise during investigations, and implementing generally accepted project management techniques as needed;
  • Meeting with other West Virginia and federal law enforcement agencies involved in the investigation, litigation and prosecution of matters falling within the MFCU’s jurisdiction;
  • Establishing and maintaining liaison with other MFCU partners, such as Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and private sector health insurance companies;
  • Assisting the MFCU Director in maintaining and reviewing the Unit’s statistical data, and in preparing annual reports and recertification applications for submission to the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS);
  • Planning, attending and participating in training programs designed to increase, advance, and update advocacy skills, legal knowledge, project management skills, personnel management performance, knowledge of emerging issues in digital evidence, and the investigation and prosecution of health care fraud, abuse and neglect cases;
  • Reviewing and assessing investigative output and case progress; and
  • Instructing subordinate staff on office policies, procedures, work processes and methods as needed to maximize the MFCU’s effectiveness, and recommending modifications to the same, in accordance with the Attorney General’s directives and instructions;

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

Please send your resume and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with "MFCU Deputy Director" in the subject line.
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Assistant Attorney General-DHHRThe Office of the West Virginia Attorney General is seeking an attorney to represent the DHHR in juvenile abuse and neglect matters before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. Attorneys in this division manage a fast-moving appeals docket—researching and drafting merits briefs, writs, and motions in the WVSCA. Attorneys also have the opportunity to present oral argument before the Court. Attorneys in this division have significant responsibility over their individual dockets. Successful applicants will be strong researchers, clear and organized writers, and be detail-oriented (able to manage litigation deadlines and complex case records). This division is also highly collaborative; with attorneys editing each other’s work and assisting with case strategy and argument preparation. The position is located in Charleston, WV; however, other locations in the state will be considered if it is feasible. Prior abuse and neglect and/or appellate litigation practice is preferred. Candidates must have an active WV license or be eligible for admission.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, list of references, and writing sample to jobs@wvago.gov with preferred office location and "DHHR Abuse and Neglect Attorney" in the subject line.
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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.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with "Investigator-MFCU" in the subject line.
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Attorneys – Solicitor General DivisionThe West Virginia Attorney General's Office is accepting applications for attorneys in the Solicitor General group.

The SG group’s appellate-heavy docket includes civil and criminal matters and spans all practice areas across the Office. The group also works on statewide and national cases involving federalism, matters of first impression, and other significant issues for the State.

SG group attorneys practice at all levels in state and federal courts, including before the U.S. Supreme Court. And as members of a small team, all SG group attorneys contribute at highly substantive levels and can expect significant appellate, administrative, and general litigation experience.

Responsibilities include drafting appellate party and amicus briefs, dispositive motions, and administrative comments; drafting Attorney General Opinions; and researching and providing strategic advice on high-profile matters to the Attorney General and other constitutional officers. More senior positions include editing responsibility and helping to develop and drive litigation strategy. Attorneys can also expect oral argument opportunities in West Virginia’s intermediate and supreme courts.

Excellent writing skills required; a clerkship or prior experience in appellate or administrative litigation is particularly beneficial. Must be eligible for admission to the West Virginia bar or have an active state bar license.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@wvago.gov with "Solicitor General Group" in the subject line.
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Junior Litigation Attorney: The Attorney General is currently seeking a Junior Litigation Attorney. Ideal candidates will have highly accomplished academic and employment credentials with a minimum of three (3) years of litigation experience. Candidates should possess superior written and oral communication skills. Successful candidates will be aggressive and focused with the ability to produce a high-quality legal product while demonstrating an interest in working on myriad projects and leading-edge issues.

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

Please send your resume and preferred salary range to jobs@wvago.gov with "Junior Litigator" in the subject line.
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Assistant Attorney General - Consumer Protection: The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks one or more attorneys for its Consumer Protection & Antitrust Division. This Division protects West Virginia consumers through enforcement of the WVCCPA, the WV Antitrust Act, and other related laws. Attorneys work with consumers and companies to resolve complaints, conduct investigations of business practices, and file civil suits on behalf of the State for violations of consumer protection or antitrust laws. The office performs a wide range of work, including issues with local and national impact. Attorneys manage their own caseload, but will also work collaboratively within the office and on multistate investigations or litigations. The Division has offices in Charleston and Martinsburg.

Requirements for this position include strong written and oral communication skills, electronic discovery knowledge and negotiation experience. Consumer protection and/or antitrust background is a plus, but the office is also interested in candidates with general litigation or prosecutorial background or with other experience that may be relevant to the Consumer and Antitrust areas, including business, technology, healthcare, construction, privacy, and non-profit work. Candidates should have a commitment to public service. The Division is looking for candidates to learn and to lead, from newer admittees to senior management levels.

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

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