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State of Massachusetts ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL in Boston, Massachusetts

/Attention applicants: Do not apply for this position using the MassCareers website./ To apply, follow the link belowto the Attorney General’s Office direct application page. https://ago-ma.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Welcome.ASP// Assistant Attorney General Criminal Bureau Enterprise, Major, & Cyber Crimes Division Location: The Assistant Attorney General hired for this position can choose to work out of the Boston Office or one of the regional offices which are located in Springfield, New Bedford, and Worcester. The Attorney General’s Office is looking for a highly motivated attorney with extensive prosecutorial experience to handle narcotics and firearms investigations and cases within the Enterprise, Major, & Cyber Crimes Division of the Criminal Bureau. The Criminal Bureau is staffed by a group of experienced prosecutors who partner with intelligence analysts, financial investigators, Massachusetts State Police troopers assigned to the Attorney General’s Office, and local, state, and federal investigative and enforcement agencies to investigate and prosecute large-scale narcotics trafficking organizations throughout the Commonwealth. Primary Duties: The Assistant Attorney General will handle a large caseload of primarily narcotics and firearms-related matters, from investigation through sentencing. The work involves extensive collaboration with law enforcement, grand jury investigations throughout the Commonwealth, complex motion practice, and frequent appearances before the Commonwealth’s District and Superior Courts for motions, pleas, and trials. Responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to: 1. Leading investigations conducted with the assistance of Massachusetts State Police Troopers assigned to the Attorney General’s Office, as well as investigators from other local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, such as the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; 2. Reviewing all search warrants sought in connection with these investigations, which include, but are not limited to, GPS tracking, “ping” and cell-site simulator, cell-site location information (CSLI), and wiretap warrants; 3. Extensive grand jury practice, including, but not limited to, immunization of witnesses, working with civilian witnesses/victims, and working with victim witness advocates; 4. Handling all phases of litigation for cases stemming from these investigations in Superior Court, including motions to suppress, trials, and related civil forfeiture claims. Position Type: Full-Time/Exempt Salary: Salary based on JD year and experience. _Application Instructions_: To apply for this position, visit the Employment and Recruitment Portal of the Attorney General’s Office at: https://ago-ma.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Welcome.ASPand apply directly. Our hybrid model includes some telework days for most positions. You will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume when applying for this position. The application deadline is September 1, 2022. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We will gladly assist applicants in need of an accommodation. For assistance, contact the Human Resources Division at (617) 963-2041. Do not select MassCareers “apply online” option to apply for this position. Applications submitted via this MassCareers website are not received by our Office. * _Inquiries regarding position & status may be made to_: Gina Masotta, Division Chief Enterprise, Major, & Cyber Crimes Division (617) 963-2139 _Position Requirements_: Applicants must be practicing attorneys and members of the Massachusetts bar. The successful candidate must possess the ability to handle a large and advanced caseload and have substantial Superior Court experience (5 or more years) in state criminal practice, including grand jury investigations, motion practice, and trials. A strong background in handling narcotics-related investigations and prosecution is preferred, with extensive experience and knowledge in reviewing search warrants and wiretap warrants. A valid Massachusetts driver’s license is required, as travel is necessary to various courts. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a connection to the people and communities we serve, and an interest in supporting a respectful and inclusive work environment. _Please Note_: COVID-19 vaccines are required of all AGO employees. Absent an approved medical or religious accommodation or pregnancy exemption, all new hires must be fully vaccinated prior to beginning employment with the AGO. Additionally, new hires are required to receive their first booster shot prior to the start of their employment, or within 30 days of eligibility, absent an approved medical or religious accommodation or pregnancy exemption. Our hybrid model includes some telework days for most positions. /The Attorney General’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As the representative of the Commonwealth and its residents, the Attorney General’s Office strives to ensure that those working in our office reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. The Office encourages applicants from a broad spectrum of backgrounds to apply for positions./ *Do not select MassCareers “apply online” option. Any automated message generated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts MassCareers website does not apply to posted positions at the Attorney General’s Office. You must apply directly at: *www.mass.gov/ago/employment.* Job: Unclassified* *Organization: Office of the Attorney General *Title: *ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL Location: Massachusetts-Boston-1 Ashburton Place Requisition ID: 2200098Z

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