Job Details

Assistant District Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 27, 2021

Valid Through

Nov 09, 2021

Posted on

Feb 13, 2021

Location

Cumming, GA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Assistant District Attorney
The candidate reviews reports submitted by law enforcement to determine whether further investigation is needed; approves or returns cases for more work; researches alternative crimes; reads and researches case law. Drafts accusations and indictments; evaluates and researches potential defenses; negotiates pleas to dispose of cases; dismisses cases not prosecutable. Develops trial strategy for each case, presents cases to grand jury; questions witnesses; answers juror’s questions; determines appropriate sentence recommendations; calls arraignment calendars; attends pre-trial conferences with judge and defense attorneys. Subpoenas appropriate witnesses for motions; researches and argues all pretrial and post-trial motions; files motions in appropriate time frame prior to trial. Complies with discovery requirements by copying and mailing documents. Must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia or be in good standing of another state’s bar association that is eligible for reciprocity admittance to the State Bar of Georgia; and be admitted to practice before the Georgia Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. All candidates are subject to a background check. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history background check, a motor vehicle driver’s history check and pre-employment drug screening; employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of each investigation.

Application Closing Date: 03/05/2021.

Company info

Penny A. Penn
District Attorney
Bell-Forsyth Judicial Circuit
100 Courthouse Square,
Ste. 200
Cumming, GA 30040