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Georgia Department of Law

Assistant Attorney General

The mission of the Department of Law is to serve the citizens of the State of Georgia by providing legal representation of the highest quality to the agencies, officers and employees of state government and by honorably and vigorously carrying out the constitutional and statutory responsibilities of the Attorney General. The position filled through this announcement will serve in the Organized Retail Crime Prosecution section of our Prosecution Division as the Section Chief.

The Attorney General of Georgia is seeking an experienced prosecutor to lead Georgia’s new statewide Organized Retail Crime Prosecution Unit. The Unit will consist of lawyers and investigators dedicated to prosecuting organized retail crime across the State of Georgia. The Section Chief will work with the Prosecution Division Deputy Attorney General and other staff to develop and implement the section within the Prosecution Division dedicated to investigating and prosecuting organized retail crime activity.

Prosecutions – Organized Retail Crime Section.  Will be Lead Prosecutor.

The Section Chief Duties will include:

· Build out, organize, and lead the statewide Organized Retail Crime Prosecution Unit.

· Prosecute organized retail crime across the State from investigation through trial. This includes, but is not limited to, directing investigations, drafting indictments, filing and litigating motions, examining witnesses, and sitting as lead counsel at trial.

· Establish new partnerships and maintain current partnerships with retailers.

· Supervise, work with, and conduct ongoing training of organized retail crime prosecutors, investigators, and administrative staff

· Partner with local and federal prosecutors, law enforcement, a community leaders to effectively prosecute organized retail crime.

· Coordinate and conduct organized retail crime training for law enforcement and related agencies.

· Review and coordinate search warrants, arrest warrants, and subpoenas for records.

· Work with the White Collar, Human Trafficking, and Gangs Sections on cases involving overlapping elements.

The selected candidate will have significant input in the hiring of prosecutors, investigators, and the organization of the Unit.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this title. They may not include all job duties performed by employees on this job title, and every position does not necessarily require these duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited law school and Member of the Georgia Bar in good standing.

(typically holding a minimum of three years or more of experience in the specific area or a related area of the law.)

Additional Information:

A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation. Candidates that are being strongly considered for the position will also be required to submit a Department of Law employment application & waiver, Georgia Department of Revenue Tax Clearance letter and copies of official college transcripts.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All applicants will be considered, but may be screened for the preferred qualifications of the position, and may not receive and interview.

Preference will be given to applicants who possess one or more items below:

· Five (5) or more years of litigation or prosecution experience

· Two (2) or more years of experience prosecuting theft crimes or cyber crimes

· Two (2) years supervisory authority or in a leadership position


Apply Here:

Submit resume and cover letter to:


Contact Number: 404-458-3456

Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: State Paid
Application Opening Date: 05/23/2024
Application Closing Date: 07/31/2024