Assistant Attorney General-Remote

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Posted 8 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

About Us: The Ohio Attorney General's Office has played a vital role in shaping Ohio's past and present and the work it does today helps chart the state's future. The office consists of nearly 30 distinct sections that advocate for consumers and victims of crime, assist the criminal justice community, provide legal counsel for state offices and agencies, and enforce certain state laws. In these and other capacities, staff members interact with tens of thousands of Ohioans each year. What You'll Do: We are currently seeking an experienced, licensed attorney with a passion for public service, demonstrated commitment to protecting Ohio's families, and an ability to work effectively with diverse groups. The successful candidates will possess strong oral, written and verbal communication skills, be able to articulate complex legal matters, and exhibit creativity and innovation in their role as an assistant attorney general. Assistant Attorneys General in the Consumer Protection Section focus on general civil litigation under the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act and similar state and federal consumer protection laws. Attorneys are responsible for enforcing consumer laws through pre-suit investigations, cease and desist orders, pre-suit Assurances of Voluntary Compliance, litigation, and settlement. A portion of the cases may be handled as multistate actions in cooperation with other state Attorney General offices, as well as various federal regulatory agencies. Attorneys are also assigned to different National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) working groups, allowing them to keep up-to-date with trends in the marketplace and to assist with identifying potential targets for investigations. Assistant Attorneys General in the section work on legislation and rulemaking, looking to improve or maintain consumer protection laws in Ohio. The attorneys may speak at Continuing Legal Education presentations or address industry and consumer groups regarding Ohio consumer laws. Attorneys work with investigators to develop cases and may serve as advisors to other staff within the Consumer Protection Section. This position will work a remote schedule. There may be changes to this schedule based on training and operational needs. The headquarter location is 30 E. Broad Street Columbus, Ohio. What's in it for you: At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes: Medical Coverage Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the Ohio Med PPO plan. Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance Dental, vision and basic life insurance premiums are free after one year of continuous service. Employee Development Funds The State of Ohio offers a variety of educational and professional development funding that varies based on whether you are a union-exempt employee or a union-represented employee. Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave 11 paid holidays per year Childbirth/Adoption leave Ohio Public Employees Retirement System OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee's salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information. Deferred Compensation The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information. Licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio pursuant to Section 4705.01 of the Ohio Revised Code.