Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyPosition Title: Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Posted: September 17, 2021
Company: Wayne County Government
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ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE A WAYNE COUNTY GOVERNMENT APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION @www.co.wayne.in.us.
Incumbent serves as Deputy Prosecutor for the Prosecutor’s Office, responsible for prosecuting the criminal charges filed in Wayne County Superior Court 3.
Supervises and directs clerical staff, including planning/delegating work assignments and orientating new subordinates.
Attends various hearings, trials, and depositions as required.
Prepares legal documents, including discovery responses. Conducts research for legal issues.
Negotiates resolution of cases with defense.
Maintains communication with probation and law enforcement officers, defendants, attorneys, witnesses, and victims over the telephone regarding case progress.
Reviews new legal decisions and reviews and prepares cases for court.
Collects and organizes restitution figures, including extradition costs.
Assists other Attorneys, including covering hearings and taking conflict cases. Assists law enforcement officers with general information and requests for legal guidance.
Maintains calendar, case records and attendance records.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Type: Full Time
I. JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Doctorate of Jurisprudence and license to practice law in Indiana.
Thorough knowledge of criminal law, constitutional law, legal terminology, and trial advocacy with ability to effectively administer department operations, counsel clients, and prepare and argue cases before the court.
Complete knowledge of standard legal procedures and practices of Wayne County Courts and Prosecutor’s office, with ability to facilitate court proceedings.
Ability to properly operate a variety of standard office equipment, including a computer, VCR, and tape recorder.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, local and state law enforcement agencies, local courts, other county departments, Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Prosecuting Attorney’s Council, and the general public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.
Ability to supervise and direct assigned staff, including planning/delegating work assignments and orientating new subordinates.
Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information and records according to state requirements.
Ability to comply with all employer and department policies and work rules, including but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.
Education Level: Master's Degree
Career Level: experienced
How To Apply: www.co.wayne.in.us
Eligible for health, drug, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability, short term disability, PERF, Hoosier Start, Boston Mutual, paid time off.
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