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Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Enforcement - Environmental Crimes - Chicago

Title: Assistant Attorney General

Division: Criminal Enforcement

Bureau: Environmental Crimes Chicago

The Environmental Crimes Bureau is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Attorney General. Responsibilities include the investigation and prosecution of environmental crimes in state court. Interested candidates must be able to work closely with local, state, and federal environmental agencies, as well as local and state police. Specific duties include: conducting all aspects of criminal prosecution, including case management, legal research, drafting and arguing motions, preparing witnesses for testimony before the grand jury and all phases of the criminal trial process to include jury selection, opening statements, witness preparation, witness examination, cross-examination, and closing arguments.

Salary and Experience: Salaries start at $65,000. Candidates must be licensed by the State of Illinois at the time of application. Candidates with a minimum of three years prosecutorial experience (felony experience preferred), and a basic understanding and interest in environmental law concepts are encouraged to apply. Experience in dealing with expert witnesses is also necessary.

To ensure full consideration, please send cover letter with resume to:

Attorney Recruiting
Attn: Adelaida Otero
Office of the Attorney General
100 West Randolph, 12th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60601
(312) 814-3695
(312) 814-5024 (Fax)

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The Illinois Attorney General's Office is an equal opportunity employer. The Office considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.

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