Closing Date: 23rd July, 2022

Description:

Duties: Under the supervision of the Director of the Division of Law or the Deputy Director of the Litigation Practice Group, will be responsible for the management of either the State Police Employment and Corrections Section or the Tort Litigation & Judiciary Section; will oversee counseling and representation of client agencies of assigned Section; will handle and oversee aspects of litigation within assigned Sections, including screening of matters, discovery, motion practice, trial work and appellate briefings; will work with and manage outside counsel on matters determined by the Deputy Director of the Practice Group; will work with clients and outside counsel on defense of medical practice matters and other litigations; participates in the evaluation of Section Chiefs and Assistant Section Chiefs; and will perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements
Education: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor. Admission to practice as an Attorney at Law in the State of New Jersey is required.

Experience: Four (4) years of professional legal experience as an attorney at law of the State of New Jersey in the area of the specialty or, three (3) years of professional legal experience as an attorney for State or Federal administrative agencies, which shall have involved a significant amount of the specialized legal work, or, two (2) years of unique specialized legal experience.

License: Appointee will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

Preference: Preference will be given to applicants who possess strong litigation experience, specifically, medical malpractice matters, with demonstrated ability to handle cases as trial counsel. Please submit supplement to resume outlining litigation/medical malpractice experience in State and Federal court.

Appointees will be required to be compliant with all Executive Orders (EO), mandates, policies, and directives related to Covid-19, including testing and vaccinations, and including but not limited to EO 252 (Murphy), EO 283 (Murphy) and/or EO 290 (Murphy).

All offers of employment are conditional subject to the applicant agreeing to and then passing a background check that may include fingerprinting.