The Utah Attorney General's Office, Litigation Division, has an opening for an attorney to defend government entities and their employees in civil litigation involving employment disputes and related civil rights matters and to provide employment advice to client agencies. At least five years of complex civil litigation experience in state and federal courts is required. Preference will be given to applicants with experience representing government entities and their employees in employment and civil rights matters. Applicant should possess excellent written and oral advocacy skills and should have the experience and ability to independently take over an existing caseload, draft complex dispositive motions, and try jury and non-jury cases of a complicated nature. Current membership in the Utah State Bar is required. The State of Utah offers eligible employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program.
For more information and to apply for the position, please go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 12248. A resume and writing sample must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is May 29, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer. Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.