Closing Date: 11th August, 2022

Description:

A unique opportunity exists to work in the Virginia Office of the Attorney General as a Senior Assistant Attorney General/Section Chief in the Financial Recovery Section of the Civil Litigation Division. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead a large team of professionals and manage the day-to-day tasks of the Financial Recovery Section. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

The successful candidate will manage a staff of attorneys and supporting employees whose task it is to collect delinquent accounts receivables of state agencies and referred to the office by state agencies. Other duties of the position include: providing legal advice to state agencies on debt collection matters and procedures; reviewing and approving draft legal memoranda, pleadings, and other documents prepared by staff attorneys; providing training when needed to section attorneys and staff; when needed, litigate collection cases in Virginia courts; reviewing and approving settlements of collection cases and medical lien matters that are drafted by section attorneys.

Minimum Qualifications:
The candidate must be a member of the Virginia State Bar. The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of civil litigation experience in collections and creditor's rights matters. The position requires exceptional written and verbal communication skills, proficiency in time management, and the ability to work both independently and as a team member. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure and adjust priorities without close supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:
Special Requirements:
  • The following application materials are required:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample
  • Law School Transcript (Required for Candidates Wtih Less Than 5 Years Practice Experience)

A criminal background check will be conducted on successful candidate.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. To be considered for this opportunity, a complete application, including all previous employment, with job duties listed, salary history, supervisory contacts and education is required. Blank fields and “See Attached Resume” will not be accepted. Failure to complete any section of the application may result in disqualification.