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Assistant Attorney General (Child Advocacy Section Attorney) - Salem job

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The Oregon Department of Justice under the umbrella of the state government serves the safe and healthy communities of Oregon by providing essential justice services to the people. It is headed by Attorney General Ellen F. Rosenblum, and the DOJ also serves as the state’s law firm. Headquartered in Salem, Oregon, the agency employs around 1300 individuals throughout the state and has a two-year budget of $550 million. Also, the agency has 13 child support and 10 legal offices located across the state. Aside from representing the state government, the DOJ protects all Oregonians, especially the segments of society that are most vulnerable like seniors and children. The DOJ as well as its nine sub-divisions perform various functions such as consumer protection, crime victim compensation, child support, charitable activities, and district attorney assistance. The job openings at DOJ include law clerks, attorneys, and other administrative and legal vacancies.

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  • Protecting and supporting families and children through child advocacy and child support services;
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  • Protecting and compensating victims of crime;
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  • Defending our citizens' civil rights;
  • Protecting the environment;
  • Upholding the rule of law.
  • Duties & ResponsibilitiesThe Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking to fill an Assistant Attorney General position in the Child Advocacy Section of the Civil Enforcement Division. This Salem-based position will be responsible for providing advice and litigation services to the Department of Human Services Child Welfare Program in juvenile dependency cases involving abused, neglected or dependent children. In cases involving children who cannot remain with or be returned to their parents, section attorneys assist in implementing and finalizing other permanency plans for children including litigating termination of parental rights trials to legally free children for adoption. Attorneys must balance providing legal advice with frequent court appearances, from short hearings to multi-day complex trials.This is a litigation-focused position and will require significant time in the court. This is position is represented by the Oregon Association of Justice Attorneys union. A comprehensive benefits package will be included.Questions regarding this position may be directed to Deputy Chief Counsel Joanne Southey at (971) 673-1880.Beginning February 1, 2019, OAJA-represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95% and pay the 6% employee contribution to PERS; until that date, PERS contributions are state funded. The salary range noted above does not reflect the increase.

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  • Active membership in the Oregon State Bar.
  • Minimum of three years practical experience, including litigation skills.
  • Willingness and availability to travel.
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  • Strong oral advocacy skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the evidence code.
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  • Familiarity and experience with Oregon juvenile dependency law.
  • Application Process for EXTERNAL to DOJ Applicants
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  • Application Process for INTERNAL to DOJ Applicants

    Current, Oregon Department of Justice attorneys interested in being considered for this position must submit a detailed letter of interest referencing the position number and resume to Mistie Slauson at mistie.r.slauson@doj.state.or.us in DOJ Administrative Services Division no later than the close of this recruitment. Internal candidates do not need to complete an online application.

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    If at any point in the application process, you need assistance, please contact Mistie Slauson. She will happily answer any questions you may have. She is also available to help upload the required attachments if you experience any difficulty or need to replace an attachment previously submitted.You may also mail or fax your application materials; if you choose this application route, please also include responses to the supplemental questions, and identify the specific position for which you are applying.Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability, and is committed to workplace diversity.For additional information, relevant to this recruitment, click HERE (Download PDF reader).

    If at any point in the application process, you need assistance, please contact Mistie Slauson. She will happily answer any questions you may have. She is also available to help upload the required attachments if you experience any difficulty or need to replace an attachment previously submitted.
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  • Oregon Department of JusticeAttn: Mistie Slauson1162 Court St NESalem OR, 97301DOJ.recruitment@doj.state.or.usPhone: (503) 378-5595Fax: (503) 373-0367

    Oregon Department of Justice Attn: Mistie Slauson1162 Court St NESalem OR, 97301
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  • TASKS

    • Analyze the probable outcomes of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents.
    • Advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations.
    • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges, and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
    • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.

    SKILLS

    • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
    • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
    • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
    • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

    KNOWLEDGE

    • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
    • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
    • Personnel and Human ResourcesKnowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
    • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

    Oregon Department of Justice

    Type

    Government

    Size

    Large

    Revenue

    $500M to $1B

    Location

    Multiple locations

    Industry

    Government/Civil Service/Military

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