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Temporary Assistant County Attorney The candidate will assist the County Attorney in the preparation and the presentation of cases in District Court for civil or criminal prosecution, and to act in a legal advisory capacity to various County officials as assigned by the County Attorney. Responsible for various aspects of criminal prosecution including: working with victims and witnesses; preparation of criminal complaints and eCharging cases; conducting legal research and preparing briefs and Memoranda; conducting Court/Jury trials and engaging in plea negotiations; preparing sentence and disposition recommendations; handling appearances in District Court; developing work priorities and assisting the County Attorney in developing and executing department policies; and providing advice to individual County employees and County Departments regarding the conducting of County business as directed by the County Attorney. Performs confidential/professional duties and responsibilities is needed accordance with office and County requirements.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have a degree from an accredited law school and be currently licensed as a practicing attorney in the State of Minnesota in good standing. Requires a high degree of ability to effectively and efficiently communicate, both orally and in written form. Must have thorough knowledge of applicable local, State, and Federal regulations and laws. Must be able to organize case load in an efficient and effective manner. Must be able to make independent judgments and act accordingly. Must have typing and computer skills sufficient to prepare and eCharge criminal complaints and must have a working knowledge of or ability to learn eFiling/eService programs for the District and Appellate Courts. Should be able to establish a working relationship with judicial officers, County Board members, department heads and other County personnel.
Submit a resume and must complete a Employment (General) Application.
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