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Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in the Consumer Protection Section of the Office of the Attorney General? This exciting and rewarding position provides the highly qualified attorney hired the challenge and opportunity to work in the public service sector, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement, and more.

 

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL (00442)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
CIVIL LITIGATION DIVISION
CONSUMER PROTECTION SECTION
CHARITABLE SOLICITATIONS AND DECEPTIVE CONDUCT UNIT

 

DUTIES: Once hired into this position, the attorney will play a pivotal role in protecting consumers and pursuing wrongdoers through the analysis, investigation, and prosecution of suspected violations of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act, the Virginia Solicitation of Contributions law, and other state and federal consumer protection statutes.  In addition, the individual will have secondary responsibility for analyzing, investigating, and prosecuting violations of state and federal consumer lending statutes and antitrust laws as needed.  Must have excellent writing skills and be prepared to appear in the appropriate state or federal court in actions filed against alleged violators.  Will also provide legal advice to the Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs, assist in drafting official opinions, review proposed legislation, and work with counterparts in other states and federal agencies.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Demonstrated ability to analyze and manage complex enforcement cases; well-developed oral and written communication skills; and the ability to interact effectively with state/federal government officials, a diverse workforce, and the general public.  Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of litigation experience in state and federal courts, concentrating on consumer protection or charitable solicitation matters.  Must be admitted to the Virginia State Bar.

 

SALARY:  Starting salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at http://jobs.virginia.gov.  Application materials should include a discussion of all relevant experience, résumé, a writing sample, and law school transcript.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure timely consideration, please submit application materials by Wednesday, November 3, 2021.

 

 

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