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Assistant Attorney General - Public Integrity – Chicago


Title: Assistant Attorney General

Bureau: Public Integrity – Chicago

Description:

The Public Integrity Bureau is a specialized public corruption prosecution group of the Attorney General's Office. Attorneys are based in Chicago and prosecute a wide variety of crimes ranging from Official Misconduct committed by state, county and city officials and employees to government vendor and grant fraud. Prosecutions include sophisticated wire and mail fraud schemes, forgery, theft, and minority business fraud. Cases are received from federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies along with referrals from Inspector Generals and County State's Attorneys.

Responsibilities:
Assistants handle cases throughout Illinois. Cases in the Bureau are handled as vertical prosecutions. Accordingly, Assistants handle cases from intake through sentencing. An attorney is expected to evaluate cases, provide legal advice and assistance to law enforcement during the course of investigations, initiate charges, litigate motions, trials, sentencing hearings, and post-trial motions. Assistants frequently direct grand jury investigations and litigate grand jury matters. Assistants are expected to draft petitions for and obtain search warrants and overhear orders.

Qualifications:

The candidate should have an in depth knowledge of the principles of criminal law, particularly as they relate to white collar crime. Candidates should have 3-5 years of felony trial experience preferably with experience involving investigations and trials of white collar crimes. The candidate must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois at the time of the application and be willing to travel.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; the salary starts at $62,000.

To ensure full consideration, please send cover letter with résumé 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)
attorneyhiring@atg.state.il.us


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