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Nebraska Department of Justice

Assistant Attorney General

Nebraska Department of Justice - Lincoln, NE

Assistant Attorney General: The Nebraska Department of Justice seeks a full-time assistant attorney general.


Under the supervision of the Chief Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Litigation Bureau, the Assistant Attorney General is responsible for providing defense of state agencies, boards and commissions in civil cases.

Qualifications / Requirements:

Graduation from an ABA accredited law school required.  Minimum one year as a judicial clerk or two years of civil litigation defense experience in a law firm or government agency required.  Strong legal writing and oral advocacy skills required.  Trial experience highly preferred.

Applicant accepting a job offer must pass a background check.

Salary commensurate with comparable state agency attorney positions and candidate experience.  Full state benefits provided.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Dana Hoffman, Director of Operations.

The Nebraska Department of Justice is dedicated to assuring equal employment opportunity to applicants and employees in all aspects of personnel administration without regard to political affiliation, race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, or religious creed and with proper regard for their privacy and constitutional rights.

This position is eligible for veterans’ preference.

27 days 18 hours ago

Nebraska Department of Justice

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Location: Lincoln, NE

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To serve the citizens of Nebraska and Nebraska's elected officials with fidelity to our U.S. Constitution, State Constitution, and Nebraska law.