Assistant Attorney General - Consumer Protection - Military and Veterans’ Rights – Springfield
Title: Assistant Attorney General
Division: Consumer Protection
Bureau: Military and Veterans’ Rights – Springfield
The Military and Veterans’ Rights Bureau educates veterans as to their rights and benefits, provides written materials to assist veterans in understanding their rights on specific issues, and provides outreach to the veteran community by attending events and speaking on veteran’s rights, benefits and other issues, such as consumer fraud and military employment.
The Bureau also investigates (1) violations of laws affecting Illinois veterans and service members in order to enforce such laws or to make referrals to the proper agency; (2) violations of the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act and related provisions in conjunction with the Consumer Fraud Bureau; and (3) violations of the Illinois Service Member Employment & Reemployment Rights Act.
The next Assistant Attorney General in Military and Veterans Rights should and be well versed in Illinois and federal laws affecting members of the military and veterans. The attorney must also be able to work with directors of other government agencies, provide and be receptive to feedback, interact well with other supervisors and the Administration and be involved in day to day operations of the Bureau. In addition, the attorney must be able to work with the veterans’ community and foster a spirit of communication and responsiveness.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; the salary starts at $65,000. Applicants must be licensed in the State of Illinois and be willing to seek VA accreditation.
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An Equal Opportunity Employer
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.