Top Assistant Attorney General Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Assistant Attorney General. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Assistant Attorney General resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.8% of Assistant Attorney General resumes contained Trial Preparation as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Assistant Attorney General actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Assistant Attorney General resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Trial Preparation

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Here's how Trial Preparation is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Manage individual caseload requiring complete case and trial preparation from drafting the complaint to post-judgment enforcement.
  • Supervised paralegal and first-year associate in trial preparations and follow-up.
  • Advised junior and newer Assistants with initial assessment of cases, case development, case management, and trial preparation.
  • Undergo trial and pretrial preparation, contested and uncontested hearings, depositions, investigations, and witness meetings;.
  • Provided analysis, trial preparation, and counsel on General Liability, Road Hazard, and Civil Rights litigation.
  • Handle Americans with Disabilities Act claims including trial preparation on issues of reasonable accommodations.

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2. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Counseled client concerning negotiation and preparation of loan and building facilities grant documents for housing and community economic development initiatives.
  • Authored Attorney General Opinion and supporting white-paper on State constitutionality question involving executive agencies hiring in-house counsel.
  • Reviewed and revised requests for qualifications and retention agreements for outside counsel for securities litigation matters.
  • Collaborate with agency general counsels or other agency staff where necessary to successfully defend the District.
  • Represented various state agencies as corporate counsel and as co-bond counsel Wrote Attorney General opinions
  • Identified high-dollar cases assigned to outside counsel to ensure efficient case management.
  • Provide legal counsel to Tobacco Enforcement Investigators pertaining to criminal investigations.
  • Negotiate and prepare settlement agreements with Defendant employers and opposing counsel.
  • Interact and negotiate with violators and highly experienced opposing counsel.
  • Counseled several board chairmen/women on streamlining their respective regulatory process
  • Advised and counseled executives and senior managers of Company.
  • General Counsel to Minnesota World Trade Center Corporation.
  • Served as lead counsel in lawsuit filed by the State of West Virginia against 106 direct mail and telephone solicitation companies.
  • Conduct investigations, perform legal research, communicate with opposing counsel as to Docket settings, pleadings, and prove-up hearings.
  • Board Counsel for various regulatory boards with the Florida Department of Health and the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
  • Served as Head of the DYFS Practice Group providing legal counsel to DYFS in all facets of child protection work.
  • Supervised all office personnel, including hiring, evaluating, counseling and training under the direction of the Regional Administrator.
  • Represent the State of Florida as lead counsel in complex criminal appellate cases before the First District Court of Florida.
  • Counseled charities staff and board members, made presentations and speeches on issues of importance to charities and non-profits.
  • Drafted and reviewed policies and contracts to ensure compliance with federal regulations Counsel to the Division of Drug Control.

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3. Federal Courts

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Here's how Federal Courts is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Represented the State of Florida in oral argument in appellate proceedings before the Florida Supreme Court and Federal Courts of Appeal.
  • Filed briefs in Wisconsin State and Federal Courts and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
  • Represent the Maryland Transportation Authority in jury and bench trials in stated and federal courts throughout the State of Maryland.
  • Intervene in private civil actions in state and federal courts for violations of the Louisiana Unfair Trade Practices Act.
  • Litigated breach of contract suits and bankruptcy matters for state colleges and agencies in state and federal courts.
  • Handled over 100 cases from inception through settlement, trial, or appeal in state and federal courts.
  • Practiced in Missouri State and Federal Courts, Missouri Appellate Courts and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Tried 22 cases (state and federal courts), argued dozens of motions, and handled appeals.
  • Handled litigation in State and Federal courts and in the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.
  • Prepared and went to trial in State and Federal Courts, negotiating appropriate settlements as necessary.
  • Prosecute and manage litigation before the Utah Labor Commission, Utah and Federal Courts.
  • Argued cases at the State trial and appellate level and Federal courts.
  • Prepared and presented cases in Missouri state and federal courts.
  • Prosecuted criminal appeals in state and federal courts.
  • Represented and argued cases for the State of Missouri in state and federal courts, includingthe Missouri Supreme Court.
  • Drafted complaints, memoranda, briefs, pleadings, and declarations, for Illinois and federal courts.
  • Authored more than 10 appellatebriefs filed in state and federal courts.

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5. Child Support Orders

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Here's how Child Support Orders is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Present testimony and evidence related to child support cases to establish and enforce child support orders.
  • Enforced Guam and other U.S. jurisdictions' child support orders by attaching liens and garnishing wages.
  • Established and enforced child support orders and judgments.
  • Review and approved proposed child support orders.
  • Represent the interests of the State of Texas in establishing paternity and enforcing child support orders in Galveston and Brazoria Counties.
  • Prepared documents relating to legal and administrative actions to establish or enforce child support orders.

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6. State Agencies

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Here's how State Agencies is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Defended state agencies, universities, colleges, and school districts against claims of discrimination and retaliation before the Labor Commission.
  • Represented the State of Missouri and various state agencies and departments in legal proceedings in court and before administrative judicial entities.
  • Develop cooperative relationships with relevant federal and state agencies and offices, conduct presentations, attend conferences, and meetings.
  • Litigated on behalf of state agencies in the areas of ethics, environmental law, telecommunications, and tax law.
  • Coordinated with other state agencies and private industries in drafting, negotiating and entering contracts for goods and services.
  • Represented various State agencies in civil proceedings with a focus on issues related to compliance with State regulatory law.
  • Represented state agencies, boards and commissions from the investigation to the hearings within the Executive Agencies Section.
  • Analyzed state and federal statutes and constitutional provisions to provide advice to state agencies on tax matters.
  • Defend New York State agencies in civil actions and Article78 proceedings in both state and federal court.
  • Act as a point of contact for other state agencies, legislators, tobacco manufacturers and distributors.
  • Advise and litigate wage and hour lawsuits brought against state agencies in superior and federal court.
  • Represented State of Texas and state agencies in state and federal litigation and regulatory actions.
  • Drafted 5 - 10 appropriation contracts per week for various state agencies per agency requests.
  • Handled all aspects of legal cases from discovery through trial for various state agencies.
  • Prepare litigation reports for state agencies' and senior management personnel within the Office.
  • Represent state agencies and state regulated funds at arbitration, deposition, and circuit court
  • Provided advice to state agencies and lead litigation in environmental & ethics matters.
  • Obtained several favorable verdicts from administrative judges on behalf of state agencies.
  • Defended state agencies against employee grievances before the Career Service Review Office.
  • Represented state agencies in federal and state trial and appellate courts.

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7. Special Assistant Attorney

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Here's how Special Assistant Attorney is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Assist in developing and conducting training programs for Special Assistant Attorneys General on Georgia's new juvenile code.
  • Served as Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Michigan.
  • Key achievements: Appointed Special Assistant Attorney General by Attorney General Mike Cox.

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8. Civil Litigation

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Here's how Civil Litigation is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Represented state agencies and employees in civil litigation and administrative hearings while performing extensive motion preparation and pretrial discovery.
  • Acted as primary litigation attorney for complex civil litigation related to police and general tort litigation.
  • Represented state agencies and employees in civil litigation and administrative hearings.
  • Drafted and responded to numerous complex civil litigation pleadings.
  • Practiced civil litigation in state and federal courts from response through appeal in a wide variety of cases including 42 U.S.C.
  • Reviewed state contracts; prepared and presented criminal appeals; and conducted administrative and civil litigation for various state agencies.
  • Represented state as employer and Second Injury Fund in administrative worker's compensation hearings and appeals and civil litigation.
  • Represented DHMH, its units and staff in all types and phases of administrative and civil litigation.
  • Handle comprehensive civil litigation on behalf of the Florida Department of Revenue under Federal Entitlement Program IV-D.
  • Represented various State of Tennessee departments, boards and commissions in a variety of civil litigation matters.
  • Manage a high volume case load, managing in excess of 50 complex civil litigation matters.
  • Represented the State of Vermont in all phases of civil litigation before state and federal courts.
  • Conducted civil litigation on behalf of Territorial government on torts and breach of contracts matters.
  • Represented the Attorney General in civil litigation in which he was a named party.
  • Represent client in all phases of civil litigation in the above areas.
  • Manage an extensive case load in various stages of civil litigation.
  • Reviewed and approved all appeals for civil litigation.
  • Drafted briefs, researched applicable case law, in civil litigation on behalf of the State of Illinois and its agencies.

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9. Appellate Briefs

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Here's how Appellate Briefs is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Drafted state appellate briefs defending constitutionality of state criminal statutes.
  • Draft appellate briefs for matters appealed by the State of Missouri or a board or commission of the State of Missouri.
  • Prepared appellate briefs on behalf of the Michigan Department of Human Services in child abuse and neglect proceedings.
  • Researched and drafted numerous appellate briefs on behalf of the State of Michigan against prisoner causes of action.
  • Conducted depositions and wrote appellate briefs on behalf of the state involving all non-death penalty murder appeals.
  • Drafted and filed over 50 appellate briefs in the Missouri Supreme Court and Missouri Court of Appeals.
  • Conducted jury trials and submitted appellate briefs to the Court of Appeals, Divisions I and III.
  • Drafted and filed responsive pleadings, final orders and over 30 successful appellate briefs.
  • Drafted appellate briefs and handled tax cases at the New Mexico Court of Appeals.
  • Drafted more than 30 appellate briefs on behalf of state covering a range of.
  • Drafted and argued complex motion involving novel legal theories and appellate briefs.
  • Drafted three to four criminal appellate briefs a year.
  • Researched and prepared appellate briefs and other appellate pleadings.
  • Prepare appellate briefs, motions, and pleadings.
  • Drafted appellate briefs and motions for summary judgment.
  • Draft post-hearing and appellate briefs.
  • Research, draft, write and successfully argue appellate briefs before several of Ohio's Courts of Appeals.
  • Drafted numerous appellate briefs, and then presented several oral arguments in both State and Federal appellate courts.
  • Recognized for becoming the first attorney to sign own appellate briefs within six months of mentorship.
  • Drafted appellate briefs, proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law and legal memoranda.

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10. Civil Rights Claims

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Here's how Civil Rights Claims is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Defend correctional officers and medical personnel working in Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison facilities against Constitutional civil rights claims.
  • Defended the State of Texas, including state universities and officials, against civil rights claims in federal and state courts.
  • Defended civil rights claims against state employees in the criminal justice system.

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11. Law Enforcement

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Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Advised investigators on criminal and civil legal issues affecting their investigations, and coordinated investigative responsibilities with other law enforcement entities.
  • Worked closely with social service and law enforcement agencies to further the goals of rehabilitation and accountability.
  • Organized and participated in statewide training of law enforcement, prosecutors and advocacy groups.
  • Partnered with law enforcement to gather testimonial and documentary evidence relevant to cases.
  • Work with law enforcement officials during investigations to ensure child safety.
  • Conduct training sessions for law enforcement on anti-cigarette trafficking investigation methods.
  • Trained law enforcement regarding online advertising, and Internet jurisdiction.
  • Defended law enforcement officials when civilly sued for constitutional violations.
  • Teamed with law enforcement personnel to perform on-site election monitoring,
  • Answered general legal questions for members of other law enforcement agencies, other state agencies, and members of the public.
  • Provide assistance to Law Enforcement Agencies in the drafting of search warrants and obtaining subpoenas for computers and internet service providers.
  • Provide legal guidance to auditors regarding issues encountered in the field or during collaborative efforts with other law enforcement agencies.
  • Assist the State's Attorney's in prosecuting cases and assist Law Enforcement Agencies throughout Illinois involving computer crimes.
  • Trained Assistant Attorney Generals and law enforcement officers in updates in the law.
  • Created a training manual distributed to all law enforcement agencies and prosecutors.
  • Collaborate with law enforcement officers from federal, state and local agencies.
  • Issue arrest and search warrants to local law enforcement officers.
  • Trained law enforcement and prosecutors on legal issues.
  • Draft materials summarizing and explaining newly enacted legislation for use in law enforcement trainings and public education efforts.
  • Prosecute (administrative/decertification) cases against law enforcement / correctional officers before the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions

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12. Oral Arguments

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Here's how Oral Arguments is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Filed pleadings and conducted oral arguments during bench trials, appellate hearings, and other proceedings in state district court.
  • Conducted six jury trials in U.S. District Court and two oral arguments in the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Experienced conducting oral arguments before the FloridaSupreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
  • Drafted approximately 15 briefs and appeared for 2 oral arguments in front of the First District Court of Appeal.
  • Prepare briefs and present oral arguments before state appellate court, and handle all media contact concerning cases.
  • Researched and drafted briefs, and conducted oral arguments in the Florida Supreme Court in G.M.
  • Conducted discovery, depositions, oral arguments and over 60 hearings throughout the state.
  • Appeared in court for oral arguments, mental health hearings, and trials.
  • Represented OIR in oral arguments before the Florida First District Court of Appeal.
  • Appeared before the Georgia Supreme Court for oral arguments involving murder appeals.
  • Conduct trials, oral arguments, hearings and settlement conferences.
  • Participate in oral arguments before the appellate court.
  • Presented oral arguments before the court.
  • Argued over 100 oral arguments, including two successful enbanc cases.

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13. Administrative Hearings

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Here's how Administrative Hearings is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Prepare and train disability benefits representatives for administrative hearings and conduct their direct exam testimony.
  • Practice before state Administrative and Legislative bodies, including countless administrative hearings.
  • Represented State Ethics Commission and Professional Standards Commission at administrative hearings.
  • Negotiated settlements, participated in Mediation and attended Administrative Hearings.
  • Represented the Department in various meetings and administrative hearings.
  • Represented MDEQ in administrative hearings.
  • Conducted over 3,000 hearings a week, including Non-Jury trials, administrative hearings, and ongoing legal support to the Dept.
  • Assisted with the preparation and presentation of matters before the Office of Employee Appeals and the Office of Administrative Hearings.
  • Practiced at all levels of judicial system ranging from administrative hearings to the Ohio Supreme Court and Federal District Court.
  • Participated in numerous administrative hearings before the Colorado Groundwater Commission; first-chaired and won two bench trials in District Court.
  • Represented the State Health Plan in all matters of litigation including class action suits and office of administrative hearings.
  • Represented NYS Department of Social Services in Article 78 proceedings and administrative hearings involving foster care and custody issues.
  • Represent the government in administrative hearings before the Civil Service Commission, and Banking and Insurance Commission.
  • Litigate complex environmental enforcement matters in Maryland Courts as well as the Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings.
  • Argued, as first chair, in appellate court, circuit courts and at administrative hearings.
  • Handled cases at the Division of Administrative Hearings and before the District Courts of Appeal.
  • Represented the Department of Revenue in court and administrative hearings involving child support and paternity.
  • Managed all aspects of proceedings including trials, administrative hearings and advice to client agencies.
  • Represented the Ohio Civil Rights Commission in administrative hearings and court of appeals proceedings.
  • Represented the Division of Child and Family Services in Utah administrative hearings.

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14. Family Law

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Here's how Family Law is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Conduct legal research regarding family law and civil litigation matters.
  • Researched case law related to juvenile, constitutional, civil, and family law issues.
  • Associate attorney with a practice focused on general litigation with a concentration in general business and family law matters.
  • Managed in an associate capacity family law matters and personal injury litigation from initial intake through conclusion.
  • Conducted formal and informal mediation in family law and personal injury cases with individual and corporate defendants.
  • General litigation practice including plaintiff's personal injury, medical malpractice, family law and criminal defense.

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16. Personal Injury Cases

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Here's how Personal Injury Cases is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Conducted phone interviews and email communications with clients to understand their auto-accident and medical malpractice personal injury cases involving negligence.
  • Managed the personal injury department with over ninety five active personal injury cases, with several entering litigation.
  • Prepared and filed personal injury cases and represented clients in negotiations with insurance company representatives.
  • Evaluate personal injury cases and communicate with insurance adjusters regarding injury value and case strategy.
  • Communicated and negotiated with adjusters for both Worker's Compensation and personal injury cases.
  • Oversee multiple personal injury cases simultaneously from initial client contact through settlement or litigation.

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17. Settlement Agreements

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Here's how Settlement Agreements is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Negotiated settlement agreements and delivery schedules with corporations and business owners.
  • Advise clients on appropriate litigation strategies and negotiate settlement agreements.
  • Negotiated and drafted complex settlement agreements.
  • Reviewed settlement agreements to determine if appropriate clauses and provisions were included to assure future compliance.
  • Represent Texas in State Court proceedings and negotiate settlement agreements when appropriate.
  • Evaluate proposed settlement agreements under the Class Action Fairness Act.
  • Drafted complex settlement agreements and compliance schedules.

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18. Court Hearings

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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Attended Court hearings on nearly a daily basis with multiple trials each month including adverse actions.
  • Argued cases on briefs in the state Supreme Court and represented state at District Court hearings.
  • Represented the State Engineer in administrative and state court hearings.
  • Represented the State in post-conviction relief court hearings Drafted appellate documents for the State.
  • Attended settlement conferences and court hearings; maintained proper communication throughout process ensuring proper protocol and communication to all parties.
  • Prepared and represented city in court hearings to obtain Temporary Restraining Orders, Preliminary Injunctions and Permanent Injunctions.

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19. Pre-Trial Motions

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Here's how Pre-Trial Motions is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Research, analyze, draft, and argue pre-trial motions at the Tennessee Regulatory Authority and in Chancery Court.
  • Researched, drafted and argued pre-trial motions, including over 75 motions to dismiss and for summary judgment.
  • Prepare initial pleadings and discovery demand/responses, appear at hearings on pre-trial motions, and conduct/defend depositions and examinations under oath.
  • Provided litigation support with research, preparation and arguments for pre-trial motions and preparation of jury instructions.
  • Assist calendar attorneys with case-preparation and pre-trial motions.
  • Completed discovery and drafted various pre-trial motions.

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20. Administrative Law

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Here's how Administrative Law is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Advised state agencies on applicable laws and regulations' Prosecuted administrative law violations
  • Represented victims of discrimination in administrative hearings before Administrative Law Judges.
  • Represented Department of Health Services in many court hearings including bench trials and trials before Administrative Law Judges.
  • Represent the State of Missouri in hearings and other proceedings before Administrative Law Judges for Works Compensation Claims.
  • Advised client regarding pending legislation, regulations, regulation changes, and other administrative law topics.
  • Experience with: Administrative Law cases, Court of Claims, and Writs of Mandamus.
  • Draft responsive pleadings and proposed awards for administrative law judges.
  • Organized Administrative Law CLE for the Executive Agencies section.
  • Attended Ohio Human Trafficking Commission and Ohio Administrative Law Committee meetings and participated in inter-office activities including statewide charity drive.
  • Lead attorney for all cases including all discovery depositions, arbitrations, mediations, and administrative law hearings.

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21. Medicaid

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Here's how Medicaid is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Served as legal counsel to bureau of law enforcement personnel; investigated criminal activity occurring in Florida's Medicaid program.
  • Advised Medicaid program concerning Managed Care Organization contracts.
  • Conducted administrative hearings for Medicaid providers.
  • Prosecuted the first enterprise corruption case for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit securing convictions on all defendants within the United States.
  • Supervised investigations of medical providers regarding HIPAA, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, fraud and abuse, and anti-kickback issues.
  • Investigated and prosecuted Medicaid fraud in statewide Medicaid programs and in conjunction with the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Units.
  • Advised the Department of Social Services on legal requirements for the Medicaid managed care and CHIP programs.
  • Litigate False Claims Act cases, including charter school Medicaid fraud and child care subsidy credits.
  • Obtained first successful state criminal Medicaid fraud jury verdict in 3 1/2 years-November, 2001.
  • Litigated as part of a team a $1 Billion Civil Medicaid Fraud pharmaceutical case.
  • Lead, investigated and advanced complex litigation in the areas of Medicaid Fraud and Antitrust.
  • Specialized in the Antitrust, Medicaid Fraud Control, and Criminal Appeals divisions.
  • Established the Complex Civil Enforcement Bureau within the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.
  • Prosecuted white-collar criminal and civil fraud for Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.
  • Drafted, negotiated, and approved all Division of Medicaid contracts.
  • Served as General Counsel for the MS Division of Medicaid.
  • Represented State agency in charge of Medicare and Medicaid programs.
  • Acted as lead counsel on class action against Medicaid agency.
  • Represented the State of Ohio in Medicaid Fraud actions.
  • Prosecuted cases in the Medicaid Fraud Division

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22. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Established record for on time completion of real estate development transaction utilizing federal and local funding resources.
  • Reviewed loss verification reports of damaged real estate and personal property.
  • Drafted and reviewed contracts concerning environmental and real estate matters.
  • Drafted over two dozen official opinions in subject matter areas including local government, transportation, real estate, and taxation.
  • Reviewed and negotiated $1 million purchase agreement for aircraft hangar and represented client at commercial real estate closing.
  • Negotiated procurement serves and commodities contracts, intergovernmental agreements, real estate purchases and leases and grants.
  • Review and edit airspace leases, communication site leases, real estate contracts, and other agreements.
  • Represented the District of Columbia in real estate recapture and title claim litigation.
  • Determined eligibility of the loan applicants and of the real estate properties.
  • Advised client (real estate developer) on all real estate transactions.
  • Review financial and real estate records.
  • Evaluate Borrower real estate finance requests.
  • General Counsel to Maryland Real Estate Commission, Home Improvement Commission, and Commissioner of Consumer Credit 4/1980 to 11/1983
  • Defended NYS in habeas corpus, employment law, and other actions; and prosecuted real estate fraud.

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23. Jury Instructions

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Here's how Jury Instructions is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Discussed and reviewed proposed draft DUI related jury instructions.
  • Authored briefs covering relevant laws and providing jury instructions.
  • Summarized depositions and prepared jury instructions.
  • Draft and submit pleadings and court documents such as Appeals, Complaints, Motions for Summary Judgment, and Jury Instructions.
  • Engaged in all aspect of case management; from complaint filing to drafting to jury instructions and all phases in between.
  • Conduct research and prepare motions, pleadings, jury instructions, objections, responses, petitions and other legal documents.

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24. Deposition Summaries

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Here's how Deposition Summaries is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Prepared of trial and cross-examination notebooks, deposition summaries.
  • Summarized responses to interrogatories, and prepared deposition summaries.
  • Prepared deposition summaries and privilege logs.
  • Attended depositions and authored deposition summaries.
  • Completed deposition summaries for upcoming litigation.
  • Defend depositions and draft deposition summaries.

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25. Habeas Corpus

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Here's how Habeas Corpus is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Prepared federal habeas corpus responses.
  • Defended the Florida Department of Corrections by responding to law suits via writs of mandamus, habeas corpus, and appeals.
  • Drafted motions to dismiss and other pleadings in federal court involving habeas corpus and constitutional issues.
  • Represented the Georgia Department of Corrections in habeas corpus actions in Federal and State courts.
  • Handled various federal habeas corpus petitions on behalf of the State of West Virginia.
  • Advocated new interpretation of habeas corpus law before U.S. Court of Appeals.
  • Handled cases from direct appeal, through post-conviction and federal habeas corpus.
  • Defend capital murder convictions and death sentences in federal habeas corpus proceedings.
  • Managed a docket of criminal appeals and Federal habeas corpus petitions.
  • Litigated over 300 habeas corpus cases from beginning to end.

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26. Parental Rights

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Here's how Parental Rights is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Assigned to specialized division to prosecute termination of parental rights cases.
  • Prepared motions, pleadings, orders, discovery, and surrenders of parental rights.
  • Argued motions, litigated dependency trials, and litigated termination of parental rights trials.
  • Represent the State in termination of parental rights trials.
  • Represented Child Protective Services by drafting legal memoranda, motions, and petitions in dependency and parental rights termination trials.
  • Manage dependency cases, including child advocacy, removal of children from abusiveparents, termination of parental rights and reunifications.

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27. Grand Jury

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Here's how Grand Jury is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Proposed revisions and additions to existing narcotics and forfeiture statutes; worked on establishing public corruption grand jury statutory scheme.
  • Conducted preliminary, revocation and sentencing hearings; also conducted grand jury proceedings.
  • Litigated criminal prosecutions and presented evidence to the grand jury.
  • Initiated and conducted document and witness intensive grand jury investigations.
  • Prosecuted Superior Court and District Court cases which included bail hearings, violation hearing, grand jury presentations and jury trials.
  • Assigned to the Consumer Fraud Unit with extensive interaction and assistance being provided to the Multi-County Grand Jury Units.
  • Conducted complex investigations, grand jury proceedings and trials concerning allegations of corruption committed by Public Servants, i.e.
  • Engaged in document review for criminal matters and grand jury trial.
  • Prosecuted felony cases from grand jury to conviction.
  • Present cases to the Grand Jury for indictment
  • Conducted all aspects of criminal prosecutions from grand jury presentation through discovery/evidentiary motions and trial.
  • Supervised a multi-jurisdiction grand jury aimed at combating violent, gang-related crimes.

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28. Employment Laws

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Here's how Employment Laws is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Provide interpretive guidance and informal opinions to state agencies on provisions of employment laws.
  • Advised businesses in modification and implementation of policies to effect compliance with employment laws and regulations.
  • Authored agency memorandum of understandings and standard operation of procedures relative to federal employment laws.
  • Defended municipalities in a variety of environmental and employment lawsuits.
  • Performed extensive research and drafted numerous memorandums and pleadings on issues arising under various state and federal employment laws.
  • Counseled employers on allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation and violations of federal and state employment laws.

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29. Enforcement Actions

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Here's how Enforcement Actions is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Managed a high-volume caseload of enforcement actions against state and national financial institutions that were committing unfair practices against Arizona consumers.
  • Managed a caseload of consumer protection and antitrust investigations and enforcement actions.
  • Advised clients about merits of potential enforcement actions and conducted enforcement actions.
  • Drafted motion for summary judgment in lieu of a complaint for two petroleum bulk storage well enforcement actions.
  • Enforced the provisions of the Martin Act, including oversight of all criminal prosecutions and civil enforcement actions.
  • Prosecute enforcement actions on behalf of the State of Missouri in State and Federal courts.
  • Investigated cases, compiled evidence, and filed enforcement actions in court.
  • Represented the DDC in enforcement actions.
  • State budget limitations meant that multi-million dollar enforcement actions were pursued with little to no administrative support.
  • Litigated subpoena enforcement actions, injunctions, and contempt hearings in District Court.

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30. Child Abuse

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Here's how Child Abuse is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Advised on reports of various investigations into suspected allegations of child abuse and/or neglect.
  • Educated county attorneys and tribal counterparts about the child abuse and neglect legal process and how to access available resources.
  • Represented Illinois Department of Children and Family Services in hearings involving cases of child abuse and neglect.
  • Represent the District of Columbia in civil child abuse and neglect and termination of parental rights cases.
  • Prosecuted criminal cases and child abuse and neglect cases pursuant to Utah's Child Welfare Act.
  • Represented the Virgin Islands Department of Human Services in child abuse and neglect cases.
  • Lectured to Judges and task forces on child abuse and vulnerable adult issues.
  • Served as Administrative Law Judge in child abuse cases and foster care hearings.
  • Prosecuted child dependency cases involving child abuse and neglect.

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31. Evidentiary Hearings

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Here's how Evidentiary Hearings is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Conduct evidentiary hearings before various fact-finding tribunals and disciplinary boards.
  • Analyzed and organized facts, evidence, and legal precedents in preparation for evidentiary hearings and trials.
  • Trained attorneys in the section and tried over one hundred contested evidentiary hearings.
  • Participated in the litigation of trials, evidentiary hearings and pretrial conferences.
  • Conduct evidentiary hearings in both state and federal court.
  • Engage in oral argument before the judge, including three evidentiary hearings, onedependency trial and one severance trial.
  • Conducted more than 200 habeas corpus evidentiary hearings in superior courts across Georgia.

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32. Expert Witnesses

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Here's how Expert Witnesses is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Examined medical records in preparation for deposing workers' compensation claimants, expert witnesses and vocational experts.
  • Performed direct examinations of arson expert witnesses and cross-examinations of defense's arson expert witnesses.
  • Examined and cross-examined all types of fact witnesses and expert witnesses from nearly all medicine and many scientific fields.
  • Handled case intake; made charging decisions; requested follow-up investigations; prepared and examined expert witnesses.
  • Draft and respond to written discovery, conduct and defend depositions of lay and expert witnesses.
  • Defined case issues and facts, then determined what type of expert witnesses would be needed.
  • Prepared and presented law enforcement and medical expert witnesses for deposition and trial.
  • Interview psychiatrists and other expert witnesses, case managers and service providers.

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33. Employment Discrimination

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Here's how Employment Discrimination is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Defended civil rights and employment discrimination cases, and prosecuted consumer protection claims.
  • Enforced laws prohibiting employment discrimination pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Chapter 4112.
  • Lead investigations of all forms of employment discrimination and employee misconduct.
  • Key Highlights 15 summary judgments in employment discrimination cases.
  • Involved in risk management including handling property and casualty insurance, worker's compensation, employment discrimination and workplace safety matters.
  • Developed internal process for statistical analyses in employment discrimination cases which negated the need to rely on outside consultants.

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35. Eminent Domain

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Here's how Eminent Domain is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Specialized in eminent domain litigation representing the Texas Department of Transportation, primarily in Travis and Williamson Counties.
  • Drafted various pleadings and documents utilized in eminent domain litigation.
  • Litigated eminent domain cases and negotiated settlements.
  • Handle all aspects of cases from inception through trial in employment, eminent domain and worker's compensation.
  • Experience with environmental law, intellectual property, and eminent domain.
  • Represent the IDOT and Illinois State Toll Highway Authority in eminent domain proceeding Represent clients in defending personal injury suits.

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36. VII

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Here's how VII is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Worked closely with HR director on all issues involving FMLA, ADA, Title VII or Workers Compensation.
  • Defended the government in a Title VII "pattern or practice" suit brought by the United States Department of Justice.
  • Defended numerous federal agencies and employees in tort, Title VII and constitutional cases.
  • Litigate complex federal employment cases, including Title VII, sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation issues.
  • Major responsibilities include: Analyzing discrimination cases under Title VII, the ADA, Title VIII and wage theft

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38. Medical Malpractice

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Here's how Medical Malpractice is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Travel to Europe for medical malpractice depositions.
  • Defended the State of New York in tort and medical malpractice actions.
  • Associate position in general practice managing case load involving workers compensation and personal injury cases including product liability and medical malpractice.
  • Associate position in litigation firm handling personal injury matters from automobile accident claims to medical malpractice and product liability claims.
  • Participate in all aspects of pretrial litigation in medical malpractice and general liability cases, including depositions and motion practice.
  • Prepared a presentation on the defense and trial of catastrophic loss medical malpractice cases for presentation to insurance industry professionals.

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39. Medical Support

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Here's how Medical Support is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Confirmed child and medical support obligations for cases were within statutory guidelines.
  • Review pleadings and CSRP Orders to establish, enforce and modify child support and medical support in intrastate and UIFSA actions.

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40. Risk Management

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Here's how Risk Management is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Provided extensive risk management and claims training to insurance professionals and private employers.
  • Selected by Office of Risk Management (ORM) and DOJ Section Chiefs for Jones Act and Maritime Transportation Defense cases.
  • Served on the risk management, safety, forensics, policy, ethics, and Executive Committees.
  • Advised high-level management on EEOC, risk management and remedies for compliance.
  • Coordinated with risk management to ensure that appropriate certificates of insurance and safety related approvals had been obtained.
  • Worked with Risk Management department to ensure proper implementation of risk assessment protocols throughout all city departments.

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41. Administrative Proceedings

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Here's how Administrative Proceedings is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Represented complainants in administrative proceedings before West VirginiaHuman Rights Commission.
  • Conducted administrative proceedings before the Energy Facilities Siting Council.

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44. Litigation Support

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Here's how Litigation Support is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Provide litigation support in high-profile case investigations.
  • Make charging decisions, supervise charging process, supervise and provide litigation support to team of prosecutors.
  • Provided ongoing policy advice, contract administration, and litigation support for such projects.
  • Provided litigation support, drafting and review of pleadings and child support agreements.
  • Provided litigation support to OAG in matters involving DHS.
  • Provided litigation support to the executive branch and government instrumentalities.

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45. State Officials

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Here's how State Officials is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Practice employment litigation on behalf of state agencies, state officials, and public colleges and universities.
  • Represented state agencies and state officials in a variety of civil actions throughout the State of Texas.
  • Defended New York State officials in federal and state actions.

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46. Domestic Violence

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Here's how Domestic Violence is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Staffed weekly trial calendars for both the Misdemeanor Trial Unit and Domestic Violence Unit in the Court of Common Pleas.
  • Conducted trainings and outreach in the domestic violence and women's advocacy communities.
  • Served as the liaison to Governor Napolitano's Campaign to End Domestic Violence.
  • Negotiated favorable outcomes for clients in foreclosure matters, disability and wrongful termination claims and in seeking domestic violence protective orders.
  • Represented clients facing domestic violence and its aftermath in marital dissolution and order of protection proceedings in domestic relations court.
  • Represented low-income persons in non-criminal cases including: education, housing, social security disability, and domestic violence matters.

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47. State Board

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Here's how State Board is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Provided representation to Utah Department of Corrections and Utah State Board of Pardons and Parole in trial and appellate litigation.
  • Represented the Department of Revenue before the State Board of Equalization, State District Courts and the Wyoming Supreme Court.
  • Represented the State of Georgia in claims brought by State employees before the State Board of Workers' Compensation.
  • Represented state boards and agencies in civil actions brought in state or federal court
  • Represented State Board of Health and the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board.
  • Act as Board Counsel to numerous state boards and commissions.
  • Tracked and updated hundreds of state board rules.

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48. Government Agencies

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Here's how Government Agencies is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Represented and advised government agencies in negotiating contracts and as petitioners in forfeiture litigation.
  • Represented government agencies in administrative hearings, including the hospital authority and community college.
  • Represented the Deputy Mayor's office in negotiations with local and federal government agencies.
  • Manage litigation response and coordinate with expert witnesses and other government agencies.
  • Advised the Attorney General regarding pre-litigation stage claims filed against government agencies.
  • Coordinated evidence gathering between government agencies to secure convictions.

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49. Client Agencies

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Here's how Client Agencies is used in Assistant Attorney General jobs:
  • Engage in negotiation and dispute resolution, advising client agencies as to the financial risk and potential liability of litigation.
  • Coordinated legislative activities and testified at legislative hearings for client agencies on bills related to litigation issues and cases.
  • Render legal advise to client agencies.
  • Communicated with client agencies and opposing parties on all applicable laws.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Assistant Attorney General

Trial Preparation16%
Counsel9.5%
Federal Courts8.8%
Legal Documents7.6%
Child Support Orders5.6%
State Agencies5.3%
Special Assistant Attorney5.3%
Civil Litigation4.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Assistant Attorney General

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Trial Preparation
Trial Preparation
12.8%
12.8%
2
2
Counsel
Counsel
7.5%
7.5%
3
3
Federal Courts
Federal Courts
7%
7%
4
4
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
6.1%
6.1%
5
5
Child Support Orders
Child Support Orders
4.5%
4.5%
6
6
State Agencies
State Agencies
4.3%
4.3%
7
7
Special Assistant Attorney
Special Assistant Attorney
4.2%
4.2%
8
8
Civil Litigation
Civil Litigation
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
Appellate Briefs
Appellate Briefs
3.5%
3.5%
10
10
Civil Rights Claims
Civil Rights Claims
3.3%
3.3%
11
11
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement
2.9%
2.9%
12
12
Oral Arguments
Oral Arguments
2.8%
2.8%
13
13
Administrative Hearings
Administrative Hearings
2.7%
2.7%
14
14
Family Law
Family Law
2.7%
2.7%
15
15
Legal Advice
Legal Advice
2.6%
2.6%
16
16
Personal Injury Cases
Personal Injury Cases
2.1%
2.1%
17
17
Settlement Agreements
Settlement Agreements
2.1%
2.1%
18
18
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Pre-Trial Motions
Pre-Trial Motions
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Administrative Law
Administrative Law
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Medicaid
Medicaid
1.6%
1.6%
22
22
Real Estate
Real Estate
1.4%
1.4%
23
23
Jury Instructions
Jury Instructions
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Deposition Summaries
Deposition Summaries
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Habeas Corpus
Habeas Corpus
1%
1%
26
26
Parental Rights
Parental Rights
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Grand Jury
Grand Jury
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Employment Laws
Employment Laws
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Enforcement Actions
Enforcement Actions
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Child Abuse
Child Abuse
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Evidentiary Hearings
Evidentiary Hearings
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Expert Witnesses
Expert Witnesses
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Employment Discrimination
Employment Discrimination
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Legal Opinions
Legal Opinions
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Eminent Domain
Eminent Domain
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
VII
VII
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Legal Matters
Legal Matters
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Medical Support
Medical Support
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Risk Management
Risk Management
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Administrative Proceedings
Administrative Proceedings
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Legal Sufficiency
Legal Sufficiency
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Legal Representation
Legal Representation
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Litigation Support
Litigation Support
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
State Officials
State Officials
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
State Board
State Board
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Government Agencies
Government Agencies
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Client Agencies
Client Agencies
0.4%
0.4%

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