The Office of the Attorney General, with a complement of 225 attorneys, represents the public interest of the District of Columbia and its citizens. Attorneys in the Office enjoy a challenging, sophisticated, and diverse practice in a collegial work environment. The Office boasts some of the District of Columbia's most experienced and respected attorneys, whose work shapes local law at the municipal, state, and federal levels.
The Office of the Attorney General represents the public interest of the District of Columbia and its citizens. When applying for positions in the Office of the Attorney General (OAG), it is imperative that all information on your DC 2000, resume and supporting documents be both accurate and truthful. All information submitted is subject to verification. The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) conducts background checks on all new employees and obtains a report on applicants prior to issuing a written offer and employment. Misrepresentations of any kind may be grounds for disqualification for a position or termination once employed. You may submit applications to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG), 441 4th Street, NW, Suite 1145S, Washington, DC 20001. All applications/resumes for attorney positions should go to the attention of Kim McDaniel and non-attorney application/resumes to the attention of Human Resources.
Note: To be eligible for an attorney position you must be a current member in good standing of a bar and be eligible to waive into the District of Columbia within 360 days of appointment. Current JD law students are not eligible for attorney positions, but may apply for OAG’s internship program that accepts applications throughout the year.
Positions are available at OAG
- Trial Attorney, Family Services Division (#17-013 & #17-014, Closing: 12/23/16)
- Trial Attorney, Civil Litigation Division (#17-012, Closing: 12/09/16)
- Trial Attorney, Public Safety Division (#17-011, Closing: 12/07/16)
- Attorney Advisor, Commercial Division (#17-010, Closing: 12/07/16)
- Supervisory Trial Attorney, Civil Litigation Division (#17-001, Closing: 12/05/16)
If any applicant needs a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process, please notify Arlyntha Love, Program Support Specialist, by email Arlyntha.Love@dc.gov or by phone at (202) 724-7716.
Notice of Non-Discrimination
In accordance with the DC Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, DC Official Code Section 2-1401.01 et seq., the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, genetic information, matriculation, political affiliation, disability, source of income, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subjected to disciplinary action.