Job Details

Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Enforcement - Special Prosecutions - Financial Crimes Unit

Company name

Illinois Attorney General's Office

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Dec 05,2019

Valid Through

Mar 19,2020

Posted on

Feb 26,2019


USD 65000 Annually

Years of Experience

2-4 yrs required


Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Enforcement - Special Prosecutions - Financial Crimes Unit
The candidate will be involving various types of sophisticated insurance, securities and bank fraud schemes, embezzlement schemes, and public corruption. Will prosecute cases throughout the state and should expect to travel. Cases in the unit are handled as vertical prosecutions; AAsG are expected to handle cases from intake through sentencing. Provide legal advice and assistance to law enforcement agencies during the course of investigation, evaluate cases for prosecution, initiate prosecutions, and handle their cases through sentencing and post-trial motions. Draft petitions for and obtain search warrants and overhear orders and work with law enforcement in planning undercover operations.

Qualification and Experience

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 white collar crime. Must have 2-4 years of felony trial experience preferably involving white collar crime. Knowledge of the law of evidence as it relates to privileges is particularly important. Familiarity with grand jury practice and procedure is a plus. Must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois at the time of application and be willing to travel.

Company info

Adelaida Otero
Professional Development and Attorney Recruitment
Illinois Attorney General's Office
100 West Randolph
12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-814-3695
Fax: 312-814-5024

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