Assistant Attorney General - Legal Counsel

State of OklahomaOklahoma city, OklahomaFull TimeOn Site

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Location: Oklahoma City, OK

The Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General is currently seeking a full-time Assistant Attorney General for our Legal Counsel Unit.

Position Summary

The Legal Counsel Unit provides legal advice and representation to state agencies, boards and commissions on a daily basis. This representation includes advising agencies concerning the lawful discharge of their duties and powers; representing agencies in administrative proceedings, employment proceedings and some civil and appellate litigation; prosecuting holders of professional licenses before Boards that grant said licenses. The Assistant Attorney General in this position will appear in state and appellate courts as well as adjudicative hearings before various agencies and state bodies. The Assistant Attorney General will effectively and professionally research, prepare, analyze and understand complex information.


Applicants must be a licensed attorney in the State of Oklahoma with at least 3 years of professional experience in the practice of law. Strong writing skills, oral advocacy skills, contract review, and employment law experience are required.

All applicants must agree in writing to complete, and satisfactorily pass, a thorough background investigation by the Office of Attorney General.

The Oklahoma Office of Attorney General is an equal employment employer. All individuals are welcome to seek employment with the Oklahoma Office of Attorney General regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, age, national origin, genetic information, religion, or disability, so long as the disability does not render the person unable to perform the essential functions of the position for which employed with or without a reasonable accommodation. All employees of the Oklahoma Office of Attorney General are "at will" employees.


Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.

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