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: email@example.com
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:
Candidates must have the following experience:
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, a writing sample and preferred salary range to firstname.lastname@example.org with DHHR Attorney in the subject line.
Senior Systems Administrator
The West Virginia Attorney General's Office seeks a Senior Systems Administrator. This position will supervisor the technology group for the office. The position requires the ability to maintain high availability, systems security and performance of the Cisco network and Microsoft servers across all agency sites.
Preferred candidates will have:
A computer related bachelor’s degree is required. Please send your resume and preferred salary range to email@example.com with Senior Systems Administrator in the subject line.
The West Virginia Attorney General's Office seeks a Systems Administrator. This position will work with the Attorney General’s Office technology group.
Candidates must have:
Preferred candidates will have experience with:
A computer related bachelor’s degree is required. Advanced degrees and Cisco or Microsoft certifications are preferred. Please send your resume and preferred salary range to firstname.lastname@example.org with Systems Administrator 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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with “Consumer Protection Attorney” in the subject line.
The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks an experienced Senior Litigation Attorney to manage litigation. Candidates must have at least ten (10) years of litigation and management experience which reflects a strong work ethic, integrity and professionalism. Successful candidates will have excellent interpersonal, organizational and verbal/written communication skills. Experience with complex and multi-state litigation is preferred. 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 email@example.com with “Senior Attorney” in the subject line.
Auditor – Medicaid Fraud Control Unit:
The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office seeks several a full-time Auditor 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with “Auditor” in the subject line.