$44.97-$61.32 Hourly / $3,597.55-$4,905.25 BiWeekly /
In the Office of the Attorney General, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in legal work of the Office, including preparation and representation of the State in cases and/or providing legal advice and services to agencies, departments, boards and commissions.
Assistant Attorneys General 2 perform full professional working level legal work of the Office. They provide legal counsel and services to an agency or a group of boards and commissions. They prepare and represent the State in cases before administrative hearings, state agencies and courts. They may negotiate settlements, carry out appeals, or assist on highly technical or specialized cases. At this level they may develop a depth of knowledge in a specialty area such as tax, child support or Medicare reimbursements. Incumbents may conduct complex cases with the advice and counsel of higher level attorneys. Complex cases may be defined as obscure points of law, no clear precedent, cases of first impression, or cases likely to lead to appeal. The complexity of case preparation is related but not limited to extensive research, numbers of witnesses involved, variety of evidence to be gathered, the level of the court, or the type of proceeding.
As a legal practitioner performs legal research and the legal work of the Office, including preparing, analyzing, and reviewing the opinions, regulations, and contracts affecting the State of Connecticut; prepares and represents the State in cases of varying degrees of difficulty and complexity before State agencies and courts; provides legal counsel for State agencies, departments, boards and commissions with a wide range or a heavy caseload of legal problems; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of basic law and legal process, legal principles and practice, administrative law, constitutional law, rules of process, and statutory authority of the Attorney General; knowledge of rules of statutory construction; knowledge of rights and obligations of State agencies; considerable litigation and legal counseling skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable ability to analyze legal problems, present statements of fact, law and argument; ability to review and/or draft proposed contracts, regulations and legislation.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Assistant Attorney General 2 in Salary Group MP 67 approved effective September 10, 2007. (Revised to change Bargaining Unit)