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Job Details - Civil Litigator - Assistant Attorney General
Employer:
TN Attorney General's Office - Law Enforcement Special Prosecutions Division
Location:
Nashville, TN
Work Experience:
5+ to 7 Years
Education Level:
J. D.
Job Type:
Full-Time
 
Job Information
Position Description:

Overview:

  • Representing Tennessee state agencies with law enforcement responsibilities (e.g. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, District Attorneys General) in a variety of state and federal civil trial and appellate litigation generally involving the constitutionality of state law provisions
  • Limited opportunities for prosecution of criminal cases within the original jurisdiction of the Office or upon special cross-designation by the local District Attorney General
  • Some limited travel across the state is required
Required Skills:

Strong analytical, legal writing and advocacy skills

Required Experience:

At least 5 years of civil practice experience during which the candidate will have   conducted or been a material participant in bench trials and/or jury trials, discovery and motion practice.

Graduation from a law school with a juris doctorate degree and admission to Tennessee Bar

Contact Information
Name:
Peter Sullivan
Firm:
Office of the TN Attorney General and Reporter
Phone:
615 741-2820
Email Address:
 
How To Apply

The application package can be sent to pete.sullivan@ag.tn.gov and it should include the following items:

  • Resume
  • Contact information for at least 3 references 
  • Writing Sample - It should be no more than 10 pages but an excerpt of a larger document would be fine if you were the primary author.
  • Law School Transcript