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Assistant Attorney General - Legal Counsel

Date Open:  Immediately                                  

Date Closed:  Once filled

Title:  Assistant Attorney 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 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 may include 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; and serving as an administrative law judge or hearing officer. 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 legal information.


Applicants must be, or be eligible to become, a licensed attorney in the State of Oklahoma with at least five (5) years of professional experience in the practice of law.  Strong writing and oral advocacy skills and courtroom experience are required. 

All applicants must agree in writing to complete, and satisfactorily pass, a background investigation.

How to apply:

Send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to [email protected] with “Assistant Attorney General – Legal Counsel” in the subject line of the email.

The Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General is an equal employment employer and does not make hiring decisions on the basis 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 a reasonable accommodation. All employees of the Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General are “at will” employees.