Assistant Attorney General - Torts

The Washington State Attorney General's Office's Torts Division in Tumwater/Olympia has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced attorney to join the Division as the Team Leader of its Team 2 trial litigation team. Torts team leaders "lead from the front," carrying an active caseload and leading a team of litigation attorneys and professional staff. For the Team 2 Team Leader position, Torts seeks a lawyer with at least five years of significant litigation experience in state and federal courts. The team leader supervises a trial litigation team consisting of several attorneys, paralegals, and other professional staff, by providing positive leadership, mentoring, support, and training. The team's work consists of defending tort and civil rights cases brought against state agencies and their employees, including the Washington State Departments of Corrections (DOC), Natural Resources (DNR), Ecology, and Fish and Wildlife. Examples of previous cases handled by Team 2 include claims against DOC regarding community custody supervision and prison health services, and against DNR following landslides or floods.


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