Arizona’s State Attorney General, Terry Goddard, has announced the layoffs of 29 employees from the Attorney General’s Office.
Goddard blamed the state budget crisis. The Arizona legislature still has a $3 billion deficit to close.
Those affected were notified this morning. It is not clear how many of the layoffs affected attorneys.
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The Attorney Generalâ€™s Office is the largest law office in Arizona, with approximately 400 attorneys and 1,000 employees.
A JDJournal tipster points us to a local media report that the AG layoffs affected 12 lawyers and 17 staff, for a total of 29. Many of the layoffs are of people who work with the Child & Family Protection Division of the Department of Economic Security.
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