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Justice, Department of

Assistant Attorney General - Consumer Protection & Antitrust Unit 

Job Announcement Code(s): 19-01085

Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
    Assistant Attorney General - Consumer Protection & Antitrust Unit

Type of Employment:
Part Time (less than 40 hrs/week)
The starting salary for this position is between $35.00 and $54.00 per hour (approx. $72,800 to $112,320 annually), depending upon qualifications, plus an excellent benefit package. This position is in pay schedule/range 09-75. Pay for current or former state employees will follow the provisions set forth in the state's compensation plan. A 12-month probationary period may be required.
Special Qualifications:
Candidate must be a member in good standing with the Wisconsin State Bar upon appointment.
Shauna Uecker, Human Resources Specialist Senior, 608-266-9608,
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Assessment Information:
Preview Assessment  

Do you thrive working in a fast-paced environment? Do you want to help make a difference in the lives of the public? The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) is looking for a highly motivated and talented individual to join our Division of Legal Services (DLS) as an Assistant Attorney General.

The DOJ provides individuals with invaluable experience by working within a unique and stimulating environment.

This position is located at the Risser Justice Center on West Main Street in the heart of downtown Madison. The building is nestled near the state capitol, the Madison Metro route, the Capital City bike path, and plenty of nearby restaurants and shopping venues.

Full-time state employees receive nine paid holidays and 4.5 days of personal holiday, in addition to sick and vacation leave. Part-time employees will receive a pro-rated amount of paid leave. The state also provides a comprehensive benefits package.

Position Summary:   

This is a part-time (.75 FTE) position that may work up to 40 hours per week.

This position provides a variety of legal services, through counsel and representation, to the Legislature, Governor, state agencies, and district attorneys.  The incumbent enforces the statutes under the Attorney General’s jurisdiction.  This recruitment is focused on a position within the Consumer Protection Unit.

The Consumer Protection Unit enforces state consumer protection and antitrust laws.  The unit handles a variety of enforcement matters, often in collaboration with other state agencies.

Special Notes:   
The Department of Justice does not sponsor work visas. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United Stated and complete the required Employment Eligibility Form I-9.

A criminal background check, including fingerprints, will be conducted on applicants prior to appointment.


A minimally qualified applicant will have the following legal experience:
~ Participating in discovery, including depositions, analyzing facts and evidence.
~ Planning the litigation strategy.
~ Motion hearings and other proceedings including trial, preparing witness testimony and/or handling cases on appeal.
~ Preparing and drafting pleadings, motions and briefs.
In addition to the qualifications listed above, a well-qualified applicant will have some of the following:
~ Litigation experience in consumer law.
~ Experience serving as lead counsel in state and/or federal court.
~ Exceptional law school experience to include a combination of:
   Clerkship, Law Review or other law journals, Clinical programs, Moot court,

How To Apply:   
Apply online! Click the “Login to Apply” button at the top of this announcement. You will be required to submit an experience/job narrative addressing the qualifications listed above, along with a resume. Your experience/job narrative and resume are critical parts of the application and will be reviewed as part of the assessment process. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the process.

If you do not currently have a account, you will need to create one. For instructions on how to create an account, click here. Application materials will not be accepted if received in an e-mail, fax or as a hard copy.

Current and former state employees must complete the application process in order to be considered.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Shauna Uecker at (608) 266-9608 or


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