Primary Duties: Representation and defense of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, its agencies and employees, in a wide variety of civil lawsuits including tort, contract, eminent domain, employment and civil rights cases. Maintain an active case load including assuming responsibility for drafting pleadings, conducting discovery, taking and defending depositions, preparing and arguing dispositive motions and trying cases in the Superior and Federal Courts.
Position Requirements: Minimum 5 of years of relevant civil litigation experience is required of all candidates. Strong academic credentials as well as excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Seeking individuals who are highly motivated and who desire to work in a fast paced public sector law office. Prior legal experience in at least one of the following substantive areas is preferred: personal injury, contracts, land use issues, eminent domain, civil rights or employment matters. Valid Massachusetts driving license is required. Individual must be a member of the Massachusetts bar and the federal bar for the USDC of Massachusetts.
Bureau/Division: Government Bureau/Trial Division
Supervisor: Hélène Kazanjian, Division Chief
Salary: Commensurate with experience; to be discussed at interview.
Application Process: Internal candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to Pamela Spang, Recruitment and Hiring Coordinator, at Pamela.Spang@state.ma.us OR by applying online through the AGO’s Employment and Recruitment website. To apply online, visit the website via this link to register, create a profile, upload your cover letter and resume, and submit an application. External candidates may only apply online using the AGO’s Employment and Recruitment website.