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Assistant Prosecuting Attorney - Criminal
Summary
Title:Assistant Prosecuting Attorney - Criminal
ID:1044
Department:Criminal
Description
Job Posting
 
 
Job Title:     Assistant Prosecuting Attorney           Department: Criminal Division
Reports To: Unit Supervisor                                       Salary: commensurate with experience
 
 
FUNCTION: Assistant Prosecutors represent the State of Ohio in criminal matters. Assistant Prosecutors practice before the Cuyahoga Common Pleas Court and Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
 
  • Make contact with victims, witnesses and police officers for trial preparation;
  • Participate in pretrial conferences with defense counsel and at times the Court;
  • Prepare and advocate the State’s position in pretrial motions;
  • Prepare and respond to defense motions for discovery and pretrial motions;
  • Participate in suppression hearings, forfeitures and other types of hearings dealing with both evidentiary and legal issues’
  • Prepare and litigate the State’s case before a judge or jury;
  • Attend and participate in sentencing hearings;
  • Prepare and write the State’s brief in the Eighth District Court of Appeals and if need be, the Ohio Supreme Court.
 
 
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
 
  • Must have knowledge of computers and computer operating systems;
  • Must possess excellent research and writing skills; requisite understanding of relevant legal issues;
  • Must be available to meet and work outside the normal working hours for trial preparation and to advise law enforcement;
  • Must be available to attend community events as necessary;
  • Must be able to perform all other duties assigned, delegated or required of the Assistant Prosecuting Attorney as well as those prescribed by law;
  • Must possess qualities of fairness, a strong work ethic, have the highest integrity; and must also maintain the confidentiality of law enforcement and investigatory records and other confidential information;
  • Must be able to conducts business in accordance with federal statutes and guidelines, the Ohio Revised Code, and the Ohio Administrative Code.
 
 
MINIMUM EDUCATION:
Juris Doctorate; licensed and in good standing to practice law in the State of Ohio;
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Upload a letter of interest including your e-mail address, resume, writing sample and three professional references via the online application process.
 
Click here to view and apply to available Prosecutor's Office Postings:
http://prosecutor.applicantstack.com/x/openings
 
Direct any further questions about the application procedure to:
 
Beverly Dean
Human Resources Manager
E-mail: bdean@prosecutor.cuyahogacounty.us

Position Open Until Filled

 
ALL JOB OFFERS ARE MADE WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES PASS A DRUG TEST AND A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION PRIOR TO BEING HIRED.
 
Reasonable accommodation is available to all employees and applicants.  If you have a disability that needs to be accommodated, please contact the Human Resources Department.  This position is non-exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended relative to overtime compensation.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer; Smoke-free and Drug-free Workplace
 
 
 
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