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Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Division

May 30, 2024

The Vermont Attorney General’s Office has an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Division. This position offers the opportunity to serve the public in an exciting and meaningful way, in addition to workplace flexibility and very competitive benefits. Three or more years of relevant criminal law experience is preferred. 

This Assistant Attorney General will work closely with victims of crimes of all ages, as well as criminal justice agencies including federal, state, county, and municipal law enforcement entities. The position involves conducting all aspects of prosecution, including investigation, discovery, depositions, hearings, motion practice, trial, and appeals. Further, the Assistant Attorney General will be actively involved in the investigation and prosecution of cases with our Internet Crimes Against Children unit, which specializes in combatting child exploitation.

Candidates must possess excellent research, writing, negotiation, and litigation skills. The successful candidate must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar or be eligible to obtain admission by waiver. This Assistant Attorney General position is an exempt full-time position. Salary and benefits will be based upon qualifications and experience in accordance with the State of Vermont Attorney Pay Plan. The position is based in Montpelier, Vermont but requires occasional travel throughout the state. The Attorney General’s Office recognizes the importance of a healthy work-life balance and supports the use of flexible workplace arrangements and hybrid work schedules in accordance with its policies. 

Please respond by sending a statement of interest, resume, and writing sample to the Attorney General’s Office, attention Domenica Padula, Criminal Division Chief: Please mention “Assistant Attorney General – Criminal Division Position” in your email.

The Vermont Attorney General’s Office celebrates diversity and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The Attorney General’s Office does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. Employment decisions are merit based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions are forbidden.