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Assistant Attorney General - Government Representation - General Law - Belleville

Title: Assistant Attorney General

Division: Government Representation

Bureau: General Law - Belleville

The General Law Bureau of the Illinois Attorney Generalís Office represents the interests of the State of Illinois and its people in civil trial litigation. The Bureau functions as a defense law firm for the State of Illinois, its officers, agencies and employees. In addition to its defense functions, the Bureau routinely prosecutes certain types of proceedings, such as actions to enforce labor laws, actions to insure sound banking and insurance practices, actions to enforce licensing laws, and actions to collect certain revenues owed the State. Examples of the areas of law dealt with in defense cases include personal injury, property damage, and injunction cases, administrative hearings and reviews, declaratory judgment actions, federal and state civil rights cases, class actions, bankruptcy and employment discrimination matters, contract law, construction law, tort law, securities regulations, labor law, prisonerís rights, election law, license revocations, banking and constitutional law.


The General Law Bureau is seeking attorneys with sound judgment and excellent research and writing skills. A strong candidate will have a demonstrated interest in and enthusiasm for trial work, 5 or more years of litigation experience and a demonstrated commitment to public service. Candidates must be licensed in Illinois at the time of application.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, starting salary is $76,008.

To ensure full consideration, please send cover letter and resume 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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