At the Washington State Attorney General’s Office, we aspire to be the best public law office in the nation. We are committed to providing excellent, independent, and ethical legal services to the State of Washington and to protecting the rights of its people. It is essential to our mission to create and maintain an office that is diverse, respectful, inclusive and composed of the best legal talent available. If you share our vision and have a desire to do important work that makes a difference for our community, then we invite you to consider applying for the following attorney opportunities.
Click on the link below to access full position descriptions and qualifications for each of these ATTORNEY opportunities. You can also visit the state's centralized recruitment site at www.careers.wa.gov. For information about the AGO, visit www.atg.wa.gov.
Civil Litigation with the Counsel for Environmental Protection - The Counsel for Environmental Protection unit seeks an attorney to initiate and lead complex civil litigation on environmental matters brought under the AG's independent authority, including cases challenging impermissible administrative action by the federal government. (DL: 8/4/19)
Seattle Social and Health Services (Part-Time) - The Office's Seattle Social and Health Services (SHS) Division has a part-time attorney opening available. The position is 80% and includes benefits. (DL: 8/4/19)
Labor and Industries - The Labor and Industries Division has openings for 2 attorneys to represent the Department of Labor and Industries in workers' compensation (industrial insurance) matters in primarily in Thurston, Grays Harbor, Mason and southwest Washington counties. (DL: 8/8/19)
Labor and Personnel - Are you interested in practicing employment and labor law in an environment that emphasizes teamwork and collaboration? The Labor and Personnel Division in Tumwater is seeking to fill two positions that involve a mix of client advice and litigation. (DL: 8/8/19)
Licensing & Administrative Law - The Licensing and Administrative Law (LAL) Division seeks two attorneys (one in Seattle, and one in Olympia) to perform a range of litigation and advice, including assisting the Employment Security Department to implement the new paid family medical leave law. These are temporary positions with funding through June 2021; we are requesting to make them permanent. (DL: 8/8/19)
Torts - The Office's Torts Division in Tumwater/Olympia has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced attorney to join the Division as the Team Leader of its Team 6/Employment trial litigation team. (DL: 8/14/19)
2019 Honors Program for Qualified Third-Year Law Students & Qualified Judicial Clerks - The Washington State Attorney General's Office is pleased to invite you to apply to our 2019 Honors Program. The 2019 Honors Program will culminate in offers of an Assistant Attorney General position to a small (5) number of applicants. (DL: Varies)
Finally, we invite you to join us for the 7th Annual Open House on August 6, 2019 from 11:00 to 1:00 at our Tumwater office located at 7141 Cleanwater Lane SW. At this Open House, you will can meet with AGO representatives and learn more about the Office, its work and recruitment programs. Information about the open house can be found HERE.
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Honoring diversity, equity and inclusion means that as an agency, and as individuals, we are committed to ensuring that all employees and volunteers enjoy a respectful, safe and supportive working environment. Only by fostering the inclusion of people from all backgrounds, cultures and attributes, can AGO employees and volunteers achieve their fullest potential and best advance the goals and mission of the AGO.
The AGO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status, retaliation or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring information in an alternative format may contact Tracy Robinson at 360-586-7693. Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or www.washingtonrelay.com