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Title:  Assistant Attorney General

Application Deadline Date:  Do Not Apply Online - see instructions below
Req ID:  14481
Department:  Vermont Health Access
Location: 

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Exempt
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate: 

How to Apply

 The position will remain open until filled.  Please submit cover letter, resume, references and writing sample by email or mail to: Attorney General’s Office c/o Marcia Garlisi, 280 State Drive, Waterbury, VT 05671-0701 or by email to marcia.garlisi@vermont.gov

Overview

 The Office of the Attorney General, Agency of Human Services Legal Division, has an immediate opening for one full-time assistant attorney general (AAG) position to represent the Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA).

Description

This AAG will represent DVHA in state courts in Medicaid recovery actions, including estate and third-party recovery. Other duties include contract review and negotiation, and related general counsel work. Experience in probate practice, elder law, and estates is a plus.

Located in Waterbury, the AAG will be responsible for handling litigation in Vermont Civil and Probate Courts.

    This AAG position is a full-time, exempt position. Salary and benefits will be based upon qualifications and experience in accordance with the Attorney Pay Plan

Compensation

Salary and benefits will be based upon qualifications and experience in accordance with the Attorney Pay Plan

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar with 1 to 5 years of relevant legal experience and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Some travel around the state is required to different hearing locations.

Equal Opportunity Statement

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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