Jobs with OAG
The attorneys, paralegals, investigators, administrative assistants, and other hard-working professionals at the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) promote the public interest of the District of Columbia and its citizens.
Our employees work daily to represent the District in court and administrative proceedings, prosecute certain criminal offenses and provide the city with high-level legal advice. Employees also protect our city’s most vulnerable residents by taking legal action to preserve affordable housing, support children, and seniors, protect consumers, prioritize data-driven juvenile justice reform, and more. OAG boasts some of the District of Columbia's most experienced and respected professionals, whose work shapes local law at the municipal, state, and federal levels.
Click below to learn more about our open job vacancies.
- If you are interested in this opportunity, you must obtain your supervisor's permission and then submit a resume, writing sample, most recent performance evaluation, and statement of interest summarizing why you are interested to include, the skills and abilities you possess that will enable your to succeed in this detailed position.
Staff Attorney Positions:
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.
- Trial Attorney (Firearms Prosecutor), Criminal Section (#2019-83; Closing: 07/02/2019)
- Supervisory Trial Attorney (Chief), Civil Rights Section (#2019-21; Closing: 07/02/2019
- Supervisory Trial Attorney (Chief), Elder Abuse Section (#2019-22; Closing: 07/02/2019)
- Supervisory Trial Attorney (Deputy Attorney General), Public Advocacy Division (#2019-79; Closing: 07/02/2019)
- Trial Attorney, Elder Abuse Section (#2019-76; Closing: 07/02/2019)
- Trial Attorney, Civil Rights Section (#2019-75; Closing: 07/02/2019)
- Trial Attorney, Equity Section (#2019-81; Closing: 07/04/2019)
- Trial Attorney, Civil Enforcement Section (#2019-87; Closing: 06/28/2019)
- Supervisory Trial Attorney (Chief), Housing & Community Justice Section (#2019-85, Closing: 07/08/2019)
Non-Attorney Staff Positions:
- Community Engagement Coordinator, Immediate Office (#2019-73; Closing: 06/27/2019)
- Support Enforcement Specialist, Child Services Division (#2019-60; Closing: 06/28/2019)
- Paralegal Specialist, Public Safety Division (#2019-62; Closing: 06/21/2019)
- Program Specialist, Child Support Services Division (#2019-37; Closing: 06/26/2019)
- Investigator, Civil Rights Section (#2019-77; Closing: 06/28/2019)
- Investigator, Elder Abuse Section (#2019-78; Closing: 06/27/2019)
- Support Services Specialist, Support Services Division (#2019-64; Closing: 06/28/2019)
- Chief Human Resources Officer, Immediate Office (#2019-68; Closing: 07/10/2019)
- Restorative Justice Facilitator/Victim Witness Program Specialist, Public Safety Division (#2019-80; Closing: 07/11/2019)
ACCOMMODATIONS: If any applicant needs a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact:
Non-Attorney Positions: Shavon McLeod by email Shavon.Mcleod@dc.gov or by phone at (202)-724-7318
Attorney Positions: Arlyntha Love by email Arlyntha.Love@dc.gov or by phone at (202) 724-7716
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DISPOSITION OF RESUME: APPLICANTS WILL ONLY BE NOTIFIED IF AN INTERVIEW IS GRANTED. Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.