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Office of the Vermont Attorney General

Chief of the Criminal Law Division

Chief of the Criminal Law Division.   The Attorney General’s Office seeks a full time Assistant Attorney General to serve as Chief of the Criminal Law Division.    The Criminal Division is a statewide prosecutorial agency that handles a wide variety of serious criminal offenses including homicide, child exploitation, sexual assault, drug trafficking, Medicaid fraud, and elder abuse.  The Division is comprised of two units, general crimes and Medicaid fraud.    The Criminal Chief manages a 21-member Division including attorneys, investigators, and support staff.

The position is located at 109 State Street in Montpelier.   The Criminal Chief reports to the Deputy Attorney General.   At least five years’ experience in criminal law and trial practice is required.  Prior leadership or management experience is preferred.   Applicants should have knowledge of emerging best practices in 21st century prosecution.

Candidates must be a member in good standing of the Vermont bar, or eligible to waive in, with excellent oral and written communication skills.

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.

Applications must be received by the Attorney General’s Office by May 22nd.    Please respond by sending your statement of interest, resume, writing sample, and references to the Attorney General’s Office, attention Deb Matthews: AGO.Info@vermont.gov.

The State of Vermont is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.   For a full copy of the EEOC policy, please see: https://humanresources.vermont.gov/sites/humanresources/files/documents/Labor_Relations_Policy_EEO/Policy_Procedure_Manual/Number_3.0_EQUAL_EMPLOYMENT_OPPORTUNITY_AFFIRMATIVE_ACTION.pdf