EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Job Summary

Location - Pago Pago, American Samoa

Career Level - Mid-career (2+ years of experience).

Education - Law Degree 

Job Type - Full Time

Positions - Open

Compensation - Salary + Housing Benefits + Moving Stipend

Criminal Prosecutor

Assistant Attorney's General represent the Government of American Samoa in felony, misdemeanor and/or juvenile prosecutions. A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail is required. Assistant AG's are responsible for prosecuting crimes in the territory and such duties will include, but not limited to, review and analyze police reports, prepare pleadings, interview victims, and witnesses, consult with law enforcement officers and investigators, negotiate plea agreements, and prepare for and conduct judicial hearing (includes first appearances, probable cause hearings, motion hearings, status conferences, trials, and sentencings).

 

This position may also include other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, and Criminal Division Chief.

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Job Summary

Location - Pago Pago, American Samoa

Career Level - Mid-career (2+ years of experience).

Education - Law Degree 

Job Type - Full Time

Positions - Open

Compensation - Salary + Housing Benefits + Moving Stipend

Civil Attorney

Assistant Attorney's General represent the Government of American Samoa in a variety of civil matters. A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail is required. Assistant AG's are responsible for initiating and defending civil actions, which include, but not limited to, 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, worker's compensation defense, employment law, medical malpractice, real estate litigation, child support enforcement, appellate, constitutional, and areas of law as needed to defend the Territory and its interests.

 

This position may also include other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, and Civil Division Chief. 

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