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Appellate Litigation Fellow, Office of the Solicitor General

The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia is seeking candidates for an Appellate Litigation Fellowship in the Office of the Solicitor General. The fellowship will begin in August/September 2021.

The Office of the Solicitor General is responsible for the District’s civil and criminal appellate litigation and handles high-profile matters of both local and national importance. The Office practices most frequently before the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. This position is principally located in the Civil and Administrative Appeals Section and will assist with the Office’s work on multistate litigation and amicus curiae work in a variety of areas including administrative law, constitutional law, consumer protection, and environmental law. A minimum of one year of post-J.D. experience (which may include clerkships) is preferred.”

Position: Appellate Litigation Fellow, Office of the Solicitor General
Organization: Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Location: Washington,  DC 
United States
Salary: $70,242 – $84,199
Posting Start Date: 10/2/2020
Date Posted: 10/2/2020
Requirements
The candidate should have the following qualifications:
  1.    J.D. degree and an active bar membership;
  2.    Exceptional legal research and writing skills;
  3.    Strong oral advocacy skills;
  4.    Appellate clerkship experience strongly encouraged. 
WORK STATUS: The selected candidate is not expected to be onsite until the COVID-19 emergency response ends.
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.
HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates must apply online. All applications must include the completed questionnaire, along with a cover letter, resume, list of three references and a writing sample. Candidates will only be able to submit the application once, and will not be able to return to add attachments or make any changes to their application once it has been submitted.
Status: This listing expires on: 11/1/2020
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Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
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400 6th Street NW
Washington,  DC 20001
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