The California Department of Justice

Are you looking for a fulfilling and challenging career with one of the largest and most highly regarded law offices in California?  Are you searching for a job that provides an opportunity to work as part of a team, while exercising independence and initiative in cases involving cutting-edge issues of Constitutional Law and Civil Rights?  If so, a Deputy Attorney General position in the Correctional Law Section may be the opportunity you seek.

The Correctional Law Section is one of the largest in the Civil Division of the California Attorney General’s Office, with approximately 125 deputies in several locations statewide.  Deputy Attorneys General on our team engage in all aspects of civil litigation, from inception through trial, settlement, or appeal.  Our section offers opportunities to work on individual civil-rights cases, high-profile matters, appeals, and class-actions.  Deputies in the Correctional Law Section provide excellent representation to high-ranking government officials as well as correctional administrators and employees.  Deputy Attorneys General carry their own caseloads, while working collaboratively with their supervisor and colleagues to achieve excellent results for the State of California.

Qualified applicants must possess strong legal research and writing skills, as well as an ability to investigate facts and analyze documentary evidence.  Successful applicants must be prepared to travel for depositions, witness interviews, client meetings, and site inspections inside correctional institutions statewide.  This is a full-time position, in a collegial office environment, with opportunities for intermittent telework following successful completion of a 12-month probationary period.

If you have the skills and drive necessary to succeed as a Deputy Attorney General, apply to a position with the Correctional Law Section today.

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