Assistant Attorney General - Education

The Education Division of the Washington State Attorney General's Office has an opening for an experienced attorney interested in serving the State's education agencies. This position is in Olympia, WA. The Education Division provides legal services to a broad array of agency clients including the State's education governance and oversight agencies and 38 institutions of higher education (excluding the University of Washington and Washington State University). Olympia Education serves as the headquarters for education legal work performed around the State. The seven Olympia-based attorneys directly serve eight higher education institutions and twelve other education-related agencies (including the Superintendent of Public Instruction, an elected constitutional officer whose agency has general supervision over the public education system). The position will involve a mixture of client advice and litigation. The selected candidate will be assigned a portfolio of education clients expected to include one or more higher education institutions and the Washington Charter School Commission, as well as backup legal support for other clients.


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