Nov 07, 2017
Mar 13, 2017 - Jun 13, 2017
The Attorney General of Virginia is a publicly elected executive official in the Virginia state government. The attorney general provides legal advice and representation for all state agencies. Additionally, the attorney general provides written legal advice in the form of official opinions to members of the Virginia General Assembly and government officials. The duties and powers of the office of the attorney general include: Provide legal advice and representation to the governor and executive agencies, state boards and commissions and institutions of higher education. The advice commonly includes help with personnel issues, contracts, purchasing, regulatory and real estate matters and the review of proposed legislation. The office also represents those agencies in court; Provide written legal advice in the form of official opinions to members of the general assembly and government officials; Defend criminal convictions on appeal and defend the state when prisoners sue concerning their incarceration; Defend the constitutionality of state laws when they are challenged in court; Enforce state laws that protect businesses and consumers when there are violations. Individual consumer complaints are usually handled by another agency. The salary for this office is $150,000/year.
Submit application to:
Virginia State Board of Elections, 1100 Bank St, Richmond, VA, 23219, US