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Pago Pago, American Samoa, Oceania
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Advanced Degree
Job type:
Full time

Civil Attorney

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Assistant Attorneys General represent the American Samoa Government in a variety of civil matters. A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail is required. This position is responsible for initiating and defending civil actions, which includes, but is not limited to, preparing pleadings, interviewing clients and fact and expert witnesses, preparing for and conducting administrative and judicial hearings, as well as legal research and writing. The areas of practice generally include issues of tort, contract, civil procedure, workers’ compensation defense, appellate, constitutional, and other areas of law as needed to defend the Territory and its interests. This position also includes such other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General and the Civil Division Chief.

Job keywords/tags:  Civil Litigation , Employment Law , Workers Compensation Defense , Personal Injury Defense , Medical Malpractice Defense , Real Estate Litigation , Child Support enforcement