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Recruitment #24-005168-0003


The Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State of Maryland. The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has the general charge, supervision, and direction of the State's legal business, acting as legal advisors and representatives of the major agencies, various boards, commissions, officials, and institutions of State Government.  The OAG also protects the public by civil enforcement of antitrust, civil rights, consumer protection, and securities laws and regulations and by the prosecution of organized crime, Medicaid fraud, environmental crimes, insurance fraud, state tax evasion, and other statutorily assigned matters. As Maryland's 47th Attorney General, Anthony G. Brown leads the Office with a critical focus on equity, justice, and fairness.




300 W. Preston St.
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The Health Occupations Prosecution & Litigation Division of the Office of the Attorney General (HOPL) is seeking applicants for an Administrative Officer II position. This position will provide paralegal and administrative support to several attorneys prosecuting cases for the health occupations licensing boards. The position supports administrative prosecutors in disciplinary cases against health care professionals involving allegations of fraud, abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults, positive criminal history record checks, drug diversion, unprofessional conduct, substance abuse and standard of care violations. The position works closely with the board staff. 


Job responsibilities include: drafting of correspondence and pleadings, organization, and preparation of documents for discovery, assistance in all aspects of litigation preparation, research, general administrative support, and other general office tasks as needed.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience:  Four years of experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary performing legal research or preparing legal documents on behalf of an attorney.    In addition, applicants should have the ability to work at a consistently high volume; have strong organization and writing skills and be detailed-oriented.


  1. Candidates may substitute one year of education or a certificate in paralegal studies from an accredited college or university for two years of the required experience. 
  2. Candidates may substitute additional education from an accredited law school at the rate of one year of education for two years of the required experience. 



Applicants shall have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 programs as well as Google Workspace applications.


Knowledge of civil litigation and administrative procedures.


Applicants who meet the minimum and selective qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and answer all supplemental questions. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview).  

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Incorrect/incomplete application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list for at least one year.  Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Health Benefits: Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Coverage, & Life Insurance

1. Personal - 6 days per year (prorated based on start date)
2. Annual - 10 days per year (increases every 5 years)
3. Sick - 15 days per year
4. Parental Leave - up to 60 days per birth or adoption

Local Mass Transit Benefits


Please upload a resume along with your online application. Online applications are strongly preferred. If the online application process is not available, please send your paper application, supplemental questionnaire, cover letter, and resume to: Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Officer, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 or fax to 410-576-6447.   TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

If you have specific questions about recruitment, please call 410-576-6440 or email  

The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested persons to apply regardless of race, color, religion or belief, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, pregnancy, family or parental status, veteran status, genetic information, or any protected category prohibited by local, State or federal laws.

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