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The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.
State of Arkansas job applications will not be accepted in lieu of resumes.
Resumes received after the deadline will not be considered.

Currently accepting resumes for the following positions:

  • Attorney, Public Protection – Deadline is May 28, 2021
  • Investigator, Public Protection – Deadline is May 28, 2021
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Civil – Deadline is June 1, 2021

Details on positions can be found at the bottom of the page.

Apply by submitting required information and documents at one of the following options:

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge
Human Resources
323 Center Street, Suite 200
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
positions@arkansasag.gov
Fax: 501-682-3439


Employment Application

  • Cover letter should include position applying for and salary requirements. (.pdf, .doc, or .docx file requested)
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 600 MB.
  • Please attach your resume (.pdf, .doc, or .docx file requested)
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 600 MB.

Attorney

The Office of Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is seeking to hire an experienced attorney to serve as an Assistant Attorney General in the Public Protection Department.  Candidates must be licensed to practice law in Arkansas and should have a minimum of three years of post law school practice experience or the equivalent. The attorney hired for this position will provide legal representation to the State of Arkansas in matters involving enforcement of the State’s consumer protection laws including the Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.  The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.  To apply, please submit a current resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter that includes salary requirement.

Deadline for receipt of resumes is 5:00 p.m. on May 28, 2021; the position may be filled prior to the deadline. State of Arkansas job applications will not be accepted in lieu of a resume.

Investigator

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking to hire a qualified applicant to serve as an Investigator in the Public Protection Department of the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office.  Job duties include informal mediation of consumer complaints, civil investigation of consumer protection law violations, assistance with litigation preparation, responding to inquiries from the public, document handling, data entry, and public speaking on consumer protection issues.  The Public Protection Department does not conduct criminal investigations.  Candidates should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year institution of higher learning. Other job-related education and/or experience maybe substituted for all or part of these basic requirements. The successful applicant will have experience with computers, commonly-used software, case management systems, a positive attitude, a history of punctuality and reliability in previous employment, experience in dealing with the public, and a commitment to public service.  Proficiency in Spanish is preferred.  Salary will depend upon relevant experience. The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.   Please submit a current resume and salary requirement

Deadline for receipt of resumes is 5:00 p.m. on May 28, 2021.   State applications will not be accepted in lieu of a resume.  Resumes received after the deadline will not be considered.

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking to hire an experienced legal assistant/paralegal for the Civil Litigation Department. Ideal candidates should have a minimum of an Associate Degree with training in paralegal studies or equivalent training in a computer or business related field of study. All applicants must have a minimum of three years of experience as a legal assistant, legal secretary, or paralegal to be considered for the position.

All candidates should have experience drafting correspondence, scheduling client meetings, and maintaining electronic calendars for attorneys. All candidates must be able to proficiently use all basic computer programs including Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat Professional. Candidates should also have experience using the state and federal court’s filing systems.

All candidates must have verifiable experience successfully working with multiple attorneys in a fast paced and document intensive environment.  All candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the process of a lawsuit. The ideal candidate will have experience reviewing complaints and preparing responses to interrogatories, requests for production of documents, and requests for admissions.

Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience preparing briefs for the Arkansas Appellate Courts and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Preference will also be given to candidates with three or more years of experience assisting a trial attorney with litigation tasks such as: organizing and preparing trial notebooks for hearings and jury trials; preparing exhibit and witness lists; document compilation in complex cases or class actions; and assisting with witness, exhibit and evidentiary presentations during trials.  A working knowledge or experience with trial presentation software is desired.The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please submit a current resume with three professional references and a cover letter addressed to Renae Ford Hudson, Deputy Civil Litigation. Please include a minimum salary requirement. Deadline for receipt of resumes is 5:00 p.m. June 1, 2021.

323 Center Street, Suite 200

Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

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