Closing Date: 25th July, 2024

Description:

Job Description:
A Government Entity is seeking to fill multiple Assistant Attorney General openings in our Workers' Compensation Section, in the headquarter locations of Columbus and Cincinnati. The ideal candidates will preferably have two (2) years of Workers' Compensation experience, two (2) years or more of litigation experience, and/or appellate experience, to be able to represent the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation and the Industrial Commission of Ohio in common pleas and/or the appellate courts and the Ohio Supreme Court. A candidate applying for this position should be able to manage a high-volume caseload. Typical duties for this position include: case management, settlement evaluations and negotiations, motion practice, discovery (written and depositions), trial and appellate court appearances, and occasionally administrative hearings. Someone skilled in writing appellate briefs and/or oral advocacy is beneficial to this position. These positions will work a hybrid in- person/remote schedule. There may be changes to this schedule based on training and operational needs.

Why Work for the State of Ohio
At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees*. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! (https://careers.ohio.gov/why-work-for-state-of-ohio) Our benefits package includes:
  • Medical Coverage
  • Free Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance premiums after completion of eligibility period (https://careers.ohio.gov/why-work-for-state-of-ohio)
  • Paid time off, including vacation, personal, sick leave and 11 paid holidays per year
  • Childbirth, Adoption, and Foster Care leave
  • Education and Development Opportunities (Employee Development Funds, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and more)
  • Public Retirement Systems (such as OPERS, STRS, SERS, and HPRS) (https://das.ohio.gov/employee-relations/benefits-administration/about-my-benefits/retirement-systems) & Optional Deferred Compensation (Ohio Deferred Compensation) (https://www.ohio457.org/aboutus)

Benefits eligibility is dependent on a number of factors. The Agency Contact listed above will be able to provide specific benefits information for this position.

Qualifications:
Licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio pursuant to Section 4705.01 of the Ohio Revised Code.

Two years or more of litigation and/or appellate experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Two years of Workers' Compensation experience

Job Skills: Attorney/Legal, Attention to Detail, Collaboration, Strategic Thinking, Verbal Communication & Written Communication.