Deputy Solicitor General
The Solicitor General's Division has an opening for a Deputy Solicitor General. The Solicitor General's Division is the division within the Attorney General's Office responsible for United States Supreme Court practice, appellate assistance programs, coordinating amicus briefs, preparing Attorney General Opinions, writing ballot measure materials, coordinating statewide legal issues, coordinating certain litigation involving the federal government, and at times directly representing the state in significant matters. The attorney selected for this position will independently handle select litigation and appeals (including briefing and oral argument) in state and federal courts; assist attorneys throughout the Attorney General's Office with their appeals, including developing strategy, editing briefs, and coaching for oral argument; provide legal advice on a broad array of legal issues of statewide importance; draft state and federal amicus briefs; and prepare and review Attorney General Opinions and ballot measure materials.
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