TRIAL ATTORNEY (Personnel & Labor Relations)

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Job location
441 4th St. NW`
Washington, DC 20001
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
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Position Description: 

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, Office of Hearings and Adjudication/DOES, 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, various FMCS arbitrators, PERB, and 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: The ideal candidate should have at least ten (10) years of relevant legal or litigation 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.

To apply: 

HOW TO APPLY: Candidates should e-mail one PDF file which includes: 1) a cover letter (must include the vacancy number) summarizing why you are interested and the skills and abilities you possess that will enable you to succeed in this position; 2) résumé; 3) list of three references; and 4) a writing sample to [email protected] by 11:59pm EST on July 13, 2017, addressed to Arlyntha Love, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, 441 4th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Friday, June 23, 2017