Assistant Attorney General - Statewide Victim Assistance Program – Violence Prevention and Crime Victim Services Division – Chicago
Title: Assistant Attorney General
Division: Statewide Victim Assistance Program – Violence Prevention and Crime Victim Services Division – Chicago
The Violence Prevention and Crime Victim Services Division of the Illinois Attorney General’s Office administers various programs to assist victims of crime. The division includes the Crime Victims Compensation Bureau, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program, Statewide Victim Assistance Program, Violent Crimes Victim Assistance Bureau, Address Confidentiality Program, and Illinois Victim Information Notification Everyday. The Division offers financial assistance, information, and resources to both crime victims and the organizations that assist them.
Candidates must be licensed in the State of Illinois at the time of application. Preferred candidates will have a background in criminal law with extensive experience litigating on behalf of victims and/or advocating for their statutory rights. Experience representing individuals alleging crime victims’ rights violations is a plus. Excellent organizational skills, extensive experience presenting to various groups, victim sensitivity, computer skills, and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively are essential functions of this position. Ability to speak Spanish or Polish is a plus.
Salary: Salaries start at $73,548. Candidates must be licensed to practice law by the State of Illinois at the time of application.
To ensure full consideration, please send cover letter with résumé to:
Thor Y. Inouye
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.