The Criminal Department is seeking to hire an experienced attorney to serve as an Assistant Attorney General.

This position requires excellent research, writing and litigation skills. Responsibilities include: preparation of responses to habeas corpus petitions in U.S. district courts and state courts; writing appellate briefs for the Arkansas and federal appellate courts, conducting evidentiary hearings in the federal district courts and state courts; and presenting oral arguments to the state and federal appellate courts. This position involves death penalty litigation. Litigation experience and criminal law experience are preferred.

Salary will depend upon qualifications and experience. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter that includes salary requirement by 5 p.m. on February 8, 2019. The position may be filled prior to the deadline.

The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.

State of Arkansas job applications will not be accepted in lieu of resumes.

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
Fax: 501-682-3439


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