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Legal Assistant - Solicitor General

Legal Assistant - Solicitor General

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

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Position Summary: This position assists all attorneys and legal interns in preparing briefs, legal opinions, correspondence and all other related work, including file management and attorney scheduling. This position will also assist attorneys in analyzing legal documents and instruments for clarity, as well as supporting other staff as needed with typing and filing when requested. The Solicitor General’s Division is primarily focused on appellate work before the Oklahoma Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, although some discovery and trial work is also performed by the division. By the very nature of the business transacted in the Office of Attorney General, work must be kept confidential. Employees are in a position of trust and must maintain that confidence. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will need to have completed a Paralegal program.

Preference may be given to candidates with:

  • Knowledge of proper legal formatting

  • The ability to type with proficiency

  • Experience in preparing lengthy legal briefs for filing, especially appellate briefs

  • High attention to detail

  • Strong organizational skills

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 do the work for which employed. All employees of the Oklahoma Office of Attorney General are “at will” employees.


How to apply: Please send resume and cover letter to: resumes@oag.ok.gov and indicate which particular position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.