Assistant Solicitor General #19692West Valley City, UT Area Jobs
Assistant Solicitor General
The Civil Appeals Division of the Utah Attorney General's Office has an opening for an attorney to represent state government entities and employees in civil appeals. The attorney will carry a substantial appellate case load, present oral argument, supervise other appellate matters, review and edit briefs and pleadings, and provide, as needed, legal advice concerning relevant aspects of Utah and federal law and procedure.
At a minimum, the position requires excellent analytical, writing and oral advocacy skills, familiarity with rules of appellate procedure, proficiency with proper legal citation rules, and the ability to provide and accept constructive edits of work product. The attorney must also be able to maintain a collegial work environment. Strong preference will be given for applicants with civil appellate experience and/or prior appellate judicial clerkships. Membership in the Utah State Bar in good standing is required. This position is a career service position upon successful completion of a one-year probationary period. 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.
The attorney General's Office is an Equal Opportunity employer.
Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.