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The Office of the Attorney General is seeking a qualified Attorney to join the Tobacco Enforcement Unit of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Division as Assistant Attorney General.  We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

 

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL (00350)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION
TOBACCO ENFORCEMENT UNIT

 

DUTIES:  This attorney will work as part of a team with investigators, auditors, attorneys, and support staff to enforce the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, the Virginia Tobacco Escrow Statute, and related tobacco laws.  The attorney must be prepared to appear in the appropriate state or federal courts when required on both civil and criminal matters.  The attorney will collaborate with other states, the National Association of Attorneys General, the Virginia Department of Taxation, as well as law enforcement agencies on tobacco related issues.  The attorney will execute the annual tobacco manufacturer certification program, litigate enforcement actions against non-complaint manufacturers, monitor licensed stamping agent compliance with state laws and litigate to enforce such compliance, draft opinions, respond to citizen and industry inquiries, and review legislation.  Other duties as necessary or appropriate may also be assigned.  Some overnight travel may be required.  Located in Richmond, this position reports to the Director of the Tobacco Enforcement Unit. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Successful candidate must be admitted to the Virginia State Bar.  This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Candidate will demonstrate proficiency in time management, ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks, strong planning and organizational skills, ability to work independently and as a team member, ability to organize and analyze large quantities of information, keen attention to detail, and a high degree of initiative.  Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of legal experience. 

 

SALARY:  Starting salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure timely consideration, please submit application materials by Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

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REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION UPON REQUEST