WA State AGO Attorney Openings

04/27/2024 5:34 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)


The AGO is committed to providing excellent, independent, and ethical legal services to the State of Washington and to protecting the rights of its people.  It is essential to our mission to create and maintain a workplace that is diverse, respectful, inclusive, anti-racist and composed of the best legal talent available. You can review the AGO’s Mission, Vision, Values and Anti-Racist Commitment on our website.  If you share our vision and have a desire to do important work that makes a difference for our community, then we invite you to consider applying for the following opportunities.


For information about the AGO, visit www.atg.wa.gov. Click on the links below to access full position descriptions and qualifications for each of these opportunities, visit the state's centralized recruitment site at www.careers.wa.gov. We encourage registration to our attorney e-mail subscription service.


Section Chief – Labor & Personnel Division, Tumwater (DL: 4/29/24) Closing soon!

AAG – Spokane Division’s Social & Health Services Section (DL: 4/30/24) Closing soon!

AAG – Torts Division, Seattle (DL: 5/5/24) New!

AAG – Social & Health Services Division, Behavioral Health Section, Seattle (DL: 5/6/24) New!

AAG – Regional Services Division, Wenatchee (Open continuous)

AAG – Complex Litigation Division (Open continuous)

AAG – Children, Youth, and Families Division, Tumwater (Open continuous)

AAG – Regional Services Division, Yakima (Open continuous)

AAG – Medicaid Fraud Control Division, Olympia & Seattle (Open continuous)

AAG – Labor & Personnel Division, Tumwater (Open continuous)

AAG – Regional Services Division, Yakima (Open continuous)

AAG – Regional Services Division Kennewick (Open continuous)

AAG – Social & Health Services Division, Behavioral Health Section, Olympia (Open continuous)



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Salaries for the AAG positions listed above are set between $74,520 – 139,572 annually.  Salary for the Managing AAG positions listed above is set between $78,240 – 146,556.  The exact amount is set in accordance with Appendix B of the AWAAG CBA


The Office appreciates the benefits of a healthy life-work balance as well as a respectful, inclusive and diverse workplace. Successful candidates will join an Office in which every person is committed to providing exceptional legal services and where individual professional development is encouraged and supported. The exceptional benefits of joining the AGO include:


  • A competitive benefit package that includes affordable medical plan options, dental benefits and retirement plans
  • Vacation Leave, Sick Leave, Military and Civil Leave and Paid Holidays
  • Transparent salary schedule - AAG salaries are set between $74,520 – 139,572.  The exact amount is set in accordance with Appendix B of the AWAAG CBA.  Positions located in King County are eligible for 5% King County Assignment Pay.
  • The AGO will pay the general bar dues of someone who begins their assignment on or before January 31st per Article 10.8 of the AWAAG CBA.
  • Flex schedules and telecommuting options
  • A formal AAG mentoring program that complements the AGO's inherently collegial and supportive environment
  • Health and wellness program
  • Training and career development program that is recognized for its excellence and efficacy by AGOs nationwide 


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The AGO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status, retaliation or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring information in an alternative format may contact the recruitment team at HREmployment@atg.wa.gov. Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or www.washingtonrelay.com.

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