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Assistant Attorney General – Civil Recovery
(Closing 5/25/2016 11:59 PM Pacific)

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Duties & Responsibilities: The Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applicants for an attorney position in its Salem office of the Civil Recovery Section of the Civil Enforcement Division.

The Civil Recovery Section represents state agencies in bankruptcy court proceedings, including nondischargeability actions, claims for alleged violations of the automatic stay and discharge injunction, disallowed claims, motions to dismiss and motions for relief from stay.  It also represents and advises state agencies on a variety of bankruptcy, secured transactions, foreclosure and other debtor-creditor matters.  In addition, the Civil Recovery Section represents state agencies in a variety of plaintiff’s civil litigation in state and federal court.

A minimum of five years’ bankruptcy court experience is required.  It is preferable that this experience include representing and advising creditors.  General civil litigation experience is also a plus. Solid research and writing skills are also required.

This position will be filled at the Assistant Attorney General or Senior Assistant Attorney General level, depending on experience practicing law.  This position is represented by the Oregon Association of Justice Attorneys.


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