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Assistant Solicitor General

Assistant Solicitor General

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

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

Position Summary: The Solicitor General Unit is dedicated to representing the interests of the State of Oklahoma in appeals in state and federal court, including at the Oklahoma and U.S. Supreme Court. The Unit also litigates in district courts constitutional issues and challenges to overreach by the federal government or other States. Duties include brief writing, presenting oral argument, managing your own cases, working in teams for the State’s most important cases, and suggesting and pursuing ideas on proactive litigation to advance the State’s interests. The successful candidate will have outstanding legal judgment, excellent writing skills, and be able to effectively and professionally research, prepare, analyze and understand complex information and legal issues. Some travel will be required.

Qualifications: Applicants must be licensed to practice in the State of Oklahoma, or be willing to become licensed at the next available opportunity. Strong writing, research, and interpersonal skills are required. Clerkship experience is preferred, but not 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, 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.

How to apply: A writing sample must accompany a resume to be considered. Please send resume and writing sample to resumes@oag.ok.gov and indicate which particular position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.