If you are interested in an employment opportunity with the Office of the Attorney General, see current job openings listed below. To apply, click on the job title below.
Division Director for Civil Rights - Albuquerque or Santa Fe
The New Mexico Office of the Attorney General is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join our team as the Division Director for Civil Rights. The Director will be responsible for overseeing and managing legal matters related to civil rights enforcement and protection. Their primary focus is promoting equality, combating discrimination, and upholding constitutional and statutory rights. The Director will work closely with the Attorney General, Chief Deputy Attorney General, and Deputy Attorney General for Affirmative Litigation and collaborate with a team of attorneys and legal professionals to develop and execute strategic litigation initiatives.
Division Director for Environmental Protection - Albuquerque or Santa Fe
The New Mexico Office of the Attorney General is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join our team as the Division Director for Environmental Protection. The Environmental Protection Division Director is responsible for overseeing and managing legal matters related to environmental protection and enforcement. Their primary focus is to ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations, protect natural resources, pursue affirmative environmental protection litigation, and advocate for the preservation of environmental resources and environmental quality standards.
Deputy Attorney General for Affirmative Litigation - Albuquerque or Santa Fe
The New Mexico Office of the Attorney General is seeking a highly-skilled and motivated individual to join our team as the Deputy Attorney General for Affirmative Litigation. The Deputy Attorney General will play a critical role in leading and managing our affirmative litigation efforts. They will work closely with the Attorney General, the Chief Deputy Attorney General and other senior staff members to develop and execute litigation strategies that promote justice, protect the public interest, and advance the rights of individuals and communities.
IPRA Attorney Lead - Albuquerque
The New Mexico Office of the Attorney General seeks a dynamic and experienced individual to join our team as the lead attorney for fulfilling Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA) requests. The lead IPRA Attorney is responsible for overseeing and managing legal matters related to IPRA requests to the Office. Their primary focus is the timely, efficient, and effective processing of requests to inspect public records. The IPRA Lead Attorney works closely with the Special Counsel for the Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General for Civil Affairs, and Director of Government Counsel & Accountability and collaborates with attorneys and legal professionals throughout the Office.
Deputy Division Director - Government Counsel and Accountability (OAG #1059) - Job ID 138834 - Santa Fe
Attorney II - Government Litigation (OAG #1053) - Job ID 138877 - Santa Fe
Attorney III - Government Litigation (OAG #1054) - Job ID 138878 - Santa Fe
Attorney III - Charities (OAG #1069) - Job ID 138744 - Santa Fe
Attorney IV - Government & Accountability (OAG #1016) - Job ID 138754 - Santa Fe
Deputy Solicitor General - Albuquerque and Santa Fe
The DSG will assist the Solicitor General with constitutional and high-level state and federal appellate analysis and briefing, including consideration of appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court and drafting, reviewing, and recommending on multistate amicus briefs in criminal matters. The DSG will also assist with ensuring timely, high-quality, and consistent appeals are handled by the Office, and advise on various related and derivative affairs, such as certiorari review, extraordinary writs, and concessions. The DSG will also be responsible for recruiting, hiring, and training new criminal appeals attorneys as appropriate; working with other divisions within the Agency to advise on legal issues and appellate strategy; managing the Agency’s involvement with statewide and national organizations and committees and coordinate the Division’s responsibilities as D.A. Liaison; perform human resources responsibilities including evaluations and performance plans as appropriate; serving as the Agency’s liaison with courts and other state agencies; and coordinating press involvement on criminal matters.
Attorney III - Special Prosecution (OAG #1106) - Job ID 138875 - Santa Fe
Attorney IV - Special Prosecution (OAG #1075) - Job ID 138745 - Albuquerque
Attorney IV - Criminal Appeals (OAG #23254) - Job ID 138750 - Albuquerque
Data Analyst II - Medicaid Fraud Division (OAG #30136) - Job ID 138753 - Albuquerque
Evidence Technician Special Investigations (OAG #1098) - Job ID 138780 - Santa Fe
Special Agent in Charge - Organized Retail Crime (OAG #10107601) - Job ID 138778 - Albuquerque
Law Clerk Government Counsel (OAG #23445) - Job ID 138888 - Santa Fe
Contract and Settlement Coordinator - Albuquerque or Santa Fe
The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Contract and Settlement Coordinator. This role plays a critical part in supporting the legal and finance teams in managing contracts and settlement agreements, ensuring compliance with legal and other requirements, and facilitating efficient processes within the office.
Forensic Analyst - Albuquerque
The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a Forensic Analyst. As a Forensic Analyst at the Attorney General’s Office, you will be responsible for conducting complex and extensive analytical work in support of criminal investigations using computer programs and systems. Forensic exams involve routine exposure to Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) and require forensic reports documenting.