Posted: Saturday, September 2, 2017 12:00 AM
Agency: Office of the Attorney General
Working Title: ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL:DLA :
Salary: 51,627 : 65,
Posting Closing Date: 09/12/2017
INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT: The Office of the Attorney General, Department of Legal Affairs (OAG) is a pre:eminent, constitutional office, which serves as the chief lawyer to all state agencies and provides legal protections for Floridians against fraud and through the enforcement of the states laws. The OAG, is a cabinet agency in the executive branch of Florida state government.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: To be considered for the position all applicants must:
Submit a complete an accurate application profile necessary for qualifying, such as dates of service, reason for leaving, etc. In addition, all applicants must ensure all employment and/or detailed information about work experience is listed on your application (including military service, self:employment, job:related volunteer work, internships, part:time employment, etc.) and that gaps in employment are explained. Applicants who do not provide all information necessary to qualify, will not be considered for this position.
Verify that applicant responses to qualifying questions are verifiable by skills and/or experience stated on the employment application and/or resume. Applicants who do not respond to the qualifying questions will not be considered for this position.
The elements of the selection process may include a skill assessment exercise.
Current and future vacancies may be filled from this advertisement for a period of up to six months. Following the six:month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement to be considered for that vacancy.
OAG employees are paid biweekly. All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113 Florida Statutes.
Admission to the Florida Bar and three years of professional experience in the practice of law, legal research, teaching law or in administrative or judicial hearings.
Membership in good standing in another state Bar can substitute for the required admission to the Florida Bar provided membership in the Florida Bar is attained within 12 months of appointment to a position in this class.
JOB SUMMARY: This attorney will be responsible for handling criminal investigations for the Attorney Generals Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. The attorney will help investigate and prosecute fraud committed against Floridas Medicaid program. This is a unique opportunity for a talented and experienced attorney to direct proactive investigations utilizing a team based approach with law enforcement officers. Preference will be given to Florida attorneys with at least 3 years of criminal prosecution experience.
KSA/EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Represent the State of Florida in all Medicaid Fraud Cases, handle settlement negotiations, pleadings, depositions, pre:trial, jury and non:jury trials, post:trial and appellate practice related to MFCU cases.
Research and draft motions, discovery responses, memoranda, briefs, opinions, orders, settlements, subpoenas and other miscellaneous pleadings and documentts.
Provide guidance and leadership to entry level attorneys.
Coordinate the investigation and litigation of MFCU cases.
Exercise a thorough working knowledge of federal and state rules of procedure, evidence and substantive law.
Provide MFCU investigators, analysts and auditors with legal advise and assistance related to MFCU investigations.
Provide legal assistance to the Director wirh regard to MFCU matters.
Perform routine administrative matters, including: attending staff meetings, providing case status reports, documenting case files, preparing travel vouchers, tracking time records, and filing docume
• Location: Miami
• Post ID: 65293437 miami