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Assistant Attorney General - High Tech Crimes - Springfield

Title: Assistant Attorney General

Division: High Tech Crimes - Springfield


The High Tech Crimes Bureau seeks an experienced criminal prosecutor for an Assistant Attorney General position in Springfield. High Tech Crimes Bureau prosecutors have wide-ranging duties including: prosecution of criminal offenses with an emphasis on computer related crimes, including motion hearing and trial work; providing legal and technical support to investigators, prosecutors and computer forensic examiners; preparing and issuing search warrants, subpoenas and court orders; outreach to law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies; designing and presenting training programs to police officers and prosecutors; fielding constituent correspondence; and delivering education and awareness presentations to various constituent groups.

The High Tech Crimes Bureau is a multi-disciplinary team of professionals including law enforcement, prosecutors and forensic examiners dedicated to fighting child exploitation crimes in state court. Work in the High Tech Crimes Bureau involves routine exposure to sensitive material including Child Sexual Abuse Material.


An Assistant Attorney General assigned to the Bureau will prosecute cases throughout the state and should expect to travel. Cases are handled as vertical prosecutions. An attorney in this position is expected to provide legal advice and assistance to law enforcement agencies during the course of investigation, evaluate cases for prosecution, initiate prosecutions, and handle cases through sentencing and post-trial motions. An AAG in the Bureau will conduct grand jury investigations and should expect to litigate grand jury matters. Assistant Attorneys General are expected to draft and review search warrants and work with law enforcement in planning undercover operations.


The candidate should have an in depth knowledge of the principles of criminal law, in general and some knowledge of the statutes used to prosecute various types of cyber-crime. The candidate should have two or more years of felony trial experience including felony jury trial experience. The candidate must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois at the time of application and be willing to travel.

Salary: Salaries start at $76,008.

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

Thor Y. Inouye
Director of Attorney Recruiting, Professional Development, and Diversity
Office of the Illinois Attorney General
100 West Randolph, 12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 814-3695
(312) 814-5218 (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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