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Deputy District Attorney The candidate: Reviews reports, interviews and other evidence to determine prosecutorial merit in juvenile delinquency matters; prepares pleadings to initiate juvenile delinquency proceedings; prepares and responds to motions in juvenile delinquency matters; prepares and presents evidence at hearings and trials; prepares and presents arguments on objections and appeals. Appears on behalf of the City in probation violation hearings and competency hearings in juvenile delinquency matters. Prepares and presents plea negotiations with opposing attorneys. Interviews and advises complainants and witnesses in regard to prospective juvenile delinquency matters. Confers with and advises City officials, employees, and representatives on legal issues and questions; monitors legal developments and makes recommendations for appropriate changes in procedure. Represents the interests of the public in juvenile dependency cases; consults with the Division of Child and Family Services in filing petitions alleging a child is in need of protection; prepares and presents evidence at hearings and trials; argues on behalf of the interests of the public related to objections, writs and appeals. Performs legal research; interprets and applies laws, court decisions and legal points and authorities for use in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs. Works collaboratively with designated legal assistant to maintain accurate records and files and prepare a variety of records and reports as assigned. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Provides on call assistance to law enforcement and/or Division of Child and Family Services on an as needed basis or as assigned. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer in the performance of the work. May drive a personal or City vehicle in the course of the work to off-site locations in order to attend meetings and conduct other legal business. Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with clients, public, and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment. Should have JD or equivalent degree from an accredited law school and current license to practice law issued by the State Bar of Nevada. Application deadline: 06/22/18.
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