$36.96-$50.39 Hourly / $2,956.78-$4,031.57 BiWeekly /
In the Office of the Attorney General this class is accountable for performing entry level to working level legal research and legal work of the Office including assisting in preparation and representation of the State in cases and assisting in providing legal advice and services to agencies, department, boards and commissions.
New Assistant Attorneys General 1 receive training in and perform with increasing independence routine legal work of the Office with emphasis on legal research, review and analysis of legal documents and preparation of simple cases and clear cut issues for which there is a clear precedent. At a more advanced level this class is also used for legal representation in simple or moderately complex matters. Over time incumbents in this class may assist in or personally handle cases of moderate complexity and may exercise independent judgment, although at this level most work is reviewed. This is an entry level class which leads to the full working professional level with increased experience and knowledge.
Initially works under close supervision of an employee of higher grade; works more independently with acquired experience.
As a legal practitioner performs legal research; assists in performing and eventually independently performs routine and moderately complex legal work including preparing, analyzing and reviewing opinions, regulations and contracts affecting the State of Connecticut; prepares and represents state in routine and moderately complex legal matters before administrative bodies and lower courts; assists in preparing and representing state in more difficult cases before state agencies and courts; may assist in preparing and representing state in appeals; may act independently in these areas as assigned; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of basic law and legal process, legal principles and practice, administrative law, constitutional law, rules of process; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable ability in oral and written communications; ability to analyze legal problems.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Assistant Attorney General 1 in Salary Group MP 62 approved effective November 16, 2016. (Revised to modify Special Requirements)