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Attorney Employment Opportunities


Assistant Attorney General
Criminal Appeals

Location: 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, Maryland

Description: The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for the position of Chief of the Criminal Appeals Division. This position functions as the Attorney General's representative and chief advisor on all matters involving the Criminal Appeals Division and manages the day-to-day operation of the Unit. The position assumes responsibility for all legal matters of the Division, including but not limited to: representing the State in appellate courts and federal trial appellate courts; reviewing all decisions adverse to the State and determine propriety of appeal; supervising review of all petitions for writ of certiorari and answers to petitions filed in Court of Appeals; supervising capital litigation and habeas corpus and assign cases in the Division.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have seven years litigation experience and Maryland Bar membership. Criminal and appellate background and supervisory experience are preferred.

Submission: Interested persons should electronically submit their resumes in PDF to Donna Hill Staton, Deputy Attorney General, dspence@oag.state.md.us by the close of business on February 19 2016. Applicants who are invited for an interview may also be asked for a writing sample.

The Maryland Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Contractual Attorney
Maryland Transit Administration

Location: William Donald Schaefer Tower, Fifth Floor, 6 Saint Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Description: The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for a contractual attorney position at the Maryland Transit Administration ("MTA"). This position will be responsible for negotiating contracts with various entities, reviewing procurement solicitations and federal and state transportation grants and representing the MTA in contract litigation and other transactional matters. The Attorney will also confer with other transactional attorneys on the substance and strategy of their work while handling his or her own docket of advice, transactional matters and litigation.

Experience: The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of legal experience and familiarity with Maryland procurement law, contract litigation experience a plus. Good research and writing skills and strong interpersonal skills are a must. Maryland Bar required.

Submission: Interested persons should submit resumes with a cover letter, list of references and a writing sample to: T. Byron Smith, Principal Counsel, Office of the Attorney General, Maryland Transit Administration, 6 St. Paul Street, Suite 1200, Baltimore, MD 21202, fax to (410) 333-2584 or by email to nwatson@mta.maryland.gov by the close of business on Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

The Maryland Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace.


Assistant Attorney General
Maryland Department of Transportation

Location: Maryland Department of Transportation Headquarters, 7201 Corporate Center Drive, Hanover, Maryland 21076

Description: The Office of the Attorney General seeks an attorney to serve as Deputy Counsel to the Maryland Department of Transportation ("MDOT"). MDOT encompasses five modal administrations and the Maryland Transportation Authority, and is responsible for the State's highway, transit, motor vehicle, port, and aviation functions. MDOT attorneys provide advice on a variety of matters, such as real estate, grants, public finance, procurement, personnel/EEO/employee relations, employee safety, risk management, homeland security, Public Information Act, minority business enterprise, and ethics. They also represent MDOT in judicial and administrative proceedings and review proposed legislation and regulations.

In addition to handling his or her own docket of advice, transactional matters, and litigation, the Deputy Counsel has supervisory responsibilities and assists the Principal Counsel with office management and the coordination, assignment and completion of the Department's legal work at MDOT headquarters as well as at the modal administrations.

Experience: The ideal candidate will have at least seven years of legal experience, and must possess good writing and research skills and strong interpersonal skills. Supervisory, litigation, procurement, and transactional experience would be a plus. Maryland Bar required.

Submission: Interested persons should submit resumes and one writing sample to: Cheryl Brown-Whitfield, Principal Counsel, Maryland Department of Transportation, 7201 Corporate Center Drive, Hanover, MD 21076, or by email to cackerman1@mdot.state.md.us, by the close of business February 12, 2016.

The Maryland Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace.

 

 

 

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