Assistant Attorney General - Consumer Protection - Consumer Fraud - Springfield
Title: Assistant Attorney General
Division: Consumer Protection
Bureau: Consumer Fraud - Springfield
The Consumer Fraud Bureau enforces the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act (815 ILCS 505/1 et. seq). The Act’s purpose, according to its preamble, is “to protect consumers and borrowers and businessmen against fraud, unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any trade or commerce.” The Bureau carries out its mandate by conducting investigations and, when appropriate, filing enforcement actions in state or federal court to stop fraudulent, unfair or deceptive practices. The Bureau periodically collaborates with other government and law enforcement agencies, attorneys and advocacy groups on public policy and other matters of law as it pertains to consumer protection. The Bureau also drafts legislation and rules, and participates in events to educate the community on emerging consumer problems and issues. Preference will be given to candidates with experience providing legal services to older adults and who are familiar with elder law issues and practice.
Salary and Qualifications
Commensurate with qualifications and experience, the salary starts at $57,000. Candidates must be licensed by the State of Illinois. Strong interest and experience in investigation, litigation and public policy is preferred, particularly with regards to elder law and consumer protection issues.
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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.