Attorneys-Solicitor General Division
Company: WV Attorney General
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Attorneys - Solicitor General Division: -The West Virginia
Attorney General's Office is accepting applications for mid- and
senior-level positions in the Solicitor General's group. Excellent
writing skills required; clerkship and appellate/administrative law
litigation experience preferred. Must have an active West Virginia
bar license or be eligible for state bar membership, and candidates
should have 3+ years litigation experience (including
clerkship(s)). Positions are based out of Charleston.
As the SG oversees all civil and criminal appeals involving the
State of West Virginia, the SG group's appellate-heavy docket spans
all practice areas across the Office. The group also works on
statewide and national matters involving federalism, matters of
first impression, and other significant issues for the State.
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 can expect oral argument
experience in the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, as well
as some federal court opportunities. The group is a small team,
with all attorneys contributing at highly substantive levels.
Responsibilities include primary drafting for appellate 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
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, list of
references, and two writing samples (not edited by others or with a
note explaining extent of edits) to - email@example.com -with
"Assistant Solicitor General" in the subject line.
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