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Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Enforcement - Medicaid Fraud - Chicago


Title: Assistant Attorney General

Division: Criminal Enforcement

Bureau: Medicaid Fraud - Chicago

The Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit consists of 11 Attorneys working with the Illinois State Police. Assistant Attorneys General are required to perform criminal and civil prosecutions in Illinois State and Federal courts. Medicaid cases relate to fraud on the Medicaid system, the abuse and neglect of long term care facility residents and the litigation of civil qui tam cases in state and federal court.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Interested candidates must be able to prepare cases in state and federal courts and conduct trials; interview witnesses prepare pleadings and conduct research for trials; respond to pre-trial motions; attend various courts for arraignments, hearings, pretrial and post trial motions; and prepare periodic activity reports. Applicants must be licensed in Illinois at the time of application. The position requires skill for presenting and arguing cases in court and/or administrative hearings. Candidates must maintain working relationships with court officials and client agencies.

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of the principles of civil and criminal law and of the methods and practices of pleading and discovery; knowledge of judicial procedures and rules of evidence is required with special emphasis on federal civil practice. Applicants must be licensed in Illinois at the time of application. Three or more years of civil practice experience is preferred. Ability to travel is a necessity. The ability to perform lengthy trials away from Chicago is also preferred. Duties are limited to “Medicaid” nexus cases.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, salaries start at $57,000.

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

Ruta Stropus
Director of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development
Attn: Adelaida Otero
Office of the Attorney General
100 West Randolph, 12th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60601
(312) 814-3695
(312) 814-5024 (Fax)
attorneyhiring@atg.state.il.us


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.

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