Personnel, Labor and Employment Division
Office of the Attorney General
Salary range: $81,246 – $99,843
This position is outside of the collective bargaining unit.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General (OAG) seeks a Trial Attorney to join its Personnel and Labor Relations Section. Trial Attorneys in the Personnel and Labor Relations (PLR) Section represent District agencies in administrative matters before the Office of Employee Appeals (OEA), Office of Administrative Hearings, Office of Human Rights, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Metropolitan Police Department Adverse Action Panels, and Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department Fire Trial Boards. They also provide appellate representation of these matters before the OEA Board, the Compensation Review Board/Department of Employment Services, various Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service arbitrators, the Public Employee Relations Board, and the District of Columbia Superior Court. Duties include all aspects of civil litigation, i.e. discovery, motions practice, brief writing, and evidentiary hearings. The incumbent serves under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Personnel and Labor Relations Section.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have at least one (1) year of relevant legal or litigation experience, including administrative hearings. The successful candidate must have significant experience in the area of employment law and possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
ELIGIBILITY: The successful candidate must have a law degree and be an active member in good standing of the bar of any jurisdiction. If not a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the candidate must
be sworn into the District of Columbia Bar within 360 days of his/her initial appointment with the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia.
OTHER INFORMATION: The selected candidate will be subject to a background investigation including reference checks.
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