Attorneys – Solicitor General Division

Office of the West Virginia Attorney General

The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office is accepting applications for positions in the Solicitor General’s group, including a junior/mid-level attorney and a mid- to senior-level attorney to be considered for the position of Deputy Solicitor General.  Excellent writing skills required; clerkship and appellate/administrative law litigation experience preferred.  Must be eligible to waive into the WV Bar or willing to pursue state bar membership.  Positions are based out of Charleston, WV, with some geographic flexibility within the State.

All 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 in the group can expect oral argument experience in the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, as well as opportunities to present argument or second chair in federal appellate courts.  The group is a small team, with all attorneys taking primary responsibility for their matters and contributing at highly substantive levels.  Responsibilities include primary drafting for major appellate briefs and administrative comments (as well as editing other team members’ drafts for the Deputy position); coordinating multi-state efforts for amicus briefs and multi-state litigation; researching and drafting Attorney General opinions, and researching and providing strategic advice on high-profile matters to the Attorney General and other constitutional officers.

Applicants should submit their resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter to jobs@wvago.gov, or may reach out to Solicitor General Lindsay See for more information at lindsay.s.see@wvago.gov.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@wvago.gov

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