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Assistant Attorney General - Protective Services Section #505082

Company: State of Arizona Attorney General's Office
Location: Prescott
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Do you want to be a part of a statewide team of attorneys that actively litigates for the safety and wellbeing of the children of Arizona? Do you want to make a significant and meaningful difference through trial work?
The Arizona Attorney General s Office Child and Family Protection Division/Protective Services Section is seeking an Assistant Attorney General to assume responsibility for high quality representation and litigation on behalf of the Department of Child Safety (DCS).
Dependency law is a dynamic and fast-paced practice in which PSS Assistant Attorneys General (AAGs) appear in court daily for review hearings, service of process hearings, evidentiary hearings and contested bench trials. Additionally, AAGs research facts and legal issues, collaborate and consult with client representatives and engage in all aspects of litigating a dependency case from onset of the case to permanency for the children. PSS work is important, gratifying and rewarding because it provides the opportunity to work with the Department of Child Safety in achieving its mission of protecting children and strengthening families
Job Duties:

  • Appears in court, representing the client at scheduled hearings and trials
  • Draft and review motions, discovery, documents, correspondence, and various other legal pleadings necessary to litigate dependency, guardianship, and termination cases
  • Meet with the client to prepare cases
  • Provide counsel and advice to client on substantive issues related to child welfare.
  • Other duties as assigned
    Associated topics: criminal law, divorce, family law, law office, legal, legal affairs, legal office, legal service, litigating, litigation attorney

Keywords: State of Arizona Attorney General's Office, Prescott , Assistant Attorney General - Protective Services Section #505082, Other , Prescott, Arizona

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