Attorney III- Corrections
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Wake County, NC

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This position is not subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Thorough knowledge of case, statutory, regulatory, and common law. Thorough knowledge of judicial and quasi-judicial procedures. Ability to conduct complex civil or criminal litigation in trial and appellate courts. Ability to interpret and apply laws, constitutional provisions, statutes, administrative regulations, and court decisions. Ability to analyze facts, evidence, and legal instruments. Ability to express conclusions and arguments clearly and logically in oral and written form. Ability to analyze legal problems and render formal opinions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a recognized school of law and three years of progressively responsible professional legal experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Necessary Special Qualification - license to practice Law in the State of North Carolina.

Management preference: preference will be given to individuals with a minimum of four years of intensive experience litigating very complex employment law claims brought in the state and federal courts and the office of administrative hearings. This litigation experience must include having independent responsibility for initiating and responding to comprehensive and complex discovery, including both taking and defending depositions, preparing pre-trial motions and memoranda of law, conducting bench and jury trials, and engaging in appellate practice in both state and federal courts. Preference will be given to applicants with a command of and experience in applying collaborative methods in an active litigation environment.

Supplemental and Contact Information:
Computer literacy is an important component of all DOJ jobs, we encourage you to apply electronically. All applicants must complete and submit a State application for employment using the new NEOGOV Online Job Application System ( ) for the State of North Carolina. To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the online application form. Any information not included on the application form cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Any licenses or certificates must be included in the appropriate section of the application form. Attached or incorporated resumes will be accepted, but will not be used for qualifying credit. Other attachments will also be accepted, but not used in screening for qualifying credit. Applicants are required to attach a copy of their DD-214 or discharge orders if they wish to obtain veterans preference. The NC Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The NC Department of Justice uses Merit-Based Recruitment to select from among the most qualified applicants to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act. Applicants are asked to document competencies related to the position for which you apply on the State application. A competency is defined as a set of behaviors or duties that reflect skills, knowledge and abilities. Once the position has been filled, all on-line applicants will be notified via the e-mail provided at the time of application. CONTACT INFORMATION:
NC Department of Justice
Human Resources Management Office
Lisa Sasser, Recruitment Specialist
114 W. Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27603 919-716-6490