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Recruitment #21-005177-0002


The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for a Paralegal position to provide legal support to the attorneys representing the Comptroller of Maryland, the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission, and the Baltimore City Liquor Board.




The Office of the Attorney General, Comptroller of Maryland
301 W. Preston Street  Baltimore, MD 21201 and 80 Calvert Street  Annapolis, MD 21401


The person hired for the position will work part of the week at 80 Calvert Street in Annapolis and part of the week at 301 West Preston Street in Baltimore. The position primarily supports eight attorneys who represent the Comptroller before administrative agencies and state and federal courts.

The job responsibilities include reviewing, tracking, and organizing case and court documents; and gathering, organizing, and tracking discovery produced by this office and managing and organizing discovery produced to this office; conducting legal and factual research; summarizing legal research and the contents of documents reviewed; formatting, proofreading and cite checking pleadings, memoranda, and briefs; and helping to catalogue and organize case files and court decisions electronically.


Education:  Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate
Experience: Three years of experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary performing legal research or preparing legal documents on behalf of an attorney 
Notes: 1.  thirty credit hours or a certificate in paralegal studies from an accredited college or university 
2.  thirty credit hours from an accredited law school may be substituted for the required experience are required.


1.  A college degree and/or certificate from an ABA approved paralegal school or college program with a minimum of 1-year paralegal experience are preferred.
2.  Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and legal research software such as Westlaw and must be able to prepare legal citation in accordance with the Bluebook.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.



Online applications are STRONGLY preferred.
If the online application process is not available, please send your paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to: Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Officer, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 or fax to 410-576-6447.
If you have specific questions about recruitment, please call 410-576-6440 or email us.
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity

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