Augusta, Maine

Posted Date

May 21, 2024

Contact Information

Christina Moylan
christina.moylan@maine.gov

The Attorney General’s Office in Augusta has an anticipated vacancy for a full-time position as Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division to specialize in investigating and litigating consumer protection, unauthorized practice of law (including immigration law), and privacy cases. The position primarily involves enforcing the Maine Unfair Trade Practices Act in state court and participating in coordinated multistate consumer investigations, but there may also be opportunities to work on other matters within the Division, which includes antitrust, charities, and tobacco law, in addition to consumer protection law enforcement. 

Typically, the position involves limited out of state travel.

Responsibilities

The Attorney General’s Office in Augusta has an anticipated vacancy for a full-time position as Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division to specialize in investigating and litigating consumer protection, unauthorized practice of law (including immigration law), and privacy cases. The position primarily involves enforcing the Maine Unfair Trade Practices Act in state court and participating in coordinated multistate consumer investigations, but there may also be opportunities to work on other matters within the Division, which includes antitrust, charities, and tobacco law, in addition to consumer protection law enforcement. 

Typically, the position involves limited out of state travel.

Qualifications

Essential qualifications for this position include strong written and oral advocacy skills, sound judgment, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.  Candidates must be well-organized and manage multiple tasks effectively.  Prior civil litigation experience, particularly on the plaintiff’s side, is preferred.  Candidates must be members of the Maine Bar in good standing.

Application Process

If you are interested in applying for this position, prepare a cover letter highlighting your experience and qualifications that make you a strong candidate for the position and the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  Include resume, writing sample, three references, a copy of your Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar certification and complete the direct hire application.

The Department is not responsible for late receipt of applications due to electronic transmission malfunctions.

Job offer to new hires is conditional upon verification of credentials, criminal records, and driver’s license check, and professional license requirements if applicable.

Please direct all questions to Division Chief Christina Moylan via email  or by calling 207-626-8800.