Job Details

Assistant District Attorney

Company name

Orange County Office of the District Attorney

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 30, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 13, 2020

Posted on

Aug 02, 2019

Salary

USD 95 Hourly

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Westminster, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Assistant District Attorney
The candidate will be responsible for the supervision and management of the CIU under the direction of senior OCDA management. Will perform post-conviction review of serious or violent felonies and other qualifying offenses through detailed case analysis and investigation. Represent the People before the courts of the State of California on matters assigned to the CIU through the preparation of points and authorities and through the conduct of hearings. Maintain and present findings of the CIU in the performance of its functions. Plan, organize, prioritize, assign and supervise the work of the CIU through subordinate attorneys, paralegals and other staff. Train, review and evaluate the work of subordinate attorneys, paralegals and other staff. Direct the work of investigative staff assigned to CIU matters. Establish unit goals, objectives, policies and procedures to facilitate the effective performance of the functions of the CIU. Coordinate the work of the CIU with that of other units, divisions and agencies. Represent the District Attorney in contacts with other agencies/departments regarding OCDA CIU policies, procedures, performance and findings. Research, develop and propose best practices in the investigation and prosecution of crime aimed at eliminating the risk of wrongful conviction. Develop and administer training curricula for OCDA staff, its law enforcement partners and the broader criminal justice community regarding best investigative and prosecutorial practices aimed at eliminating the risk of wrongful conviction.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have active membership in the State Bar of California in good standing. Must have 10+ years of experience in the practice of criminal law through prosecution, defense, or a combination thereof. Should preferably have experience in both criminal prosecution and criminal defense work. Significant experience in the practice of criminal law involving serious, violent and/or complex felony offenses needed. Must have thorough knowledge of: legal principles and their application in criminal law; rules of evidence and the conduct of court proceedings; legal research methods; principles and practices of management necessary to plan, analyze, control and evaluate the operations of a major function in a large prosecutor's office; and principles and practices of personnel management. Must have ability to: analyze difficult and complex legal problems and apply legal principles and practices; investigate factually complex allegations of crime; present statements of fact, law and argument clearly and logically in written and oral form; perform legal research; plan, organize, direct, coordinate, and supervise subordinate supervisors in complex areas of law; and interact and communicate with supervisors, colleagues, staff, law enforcement partners, other members of the bar and the community in a clear, concise, respectful and appropriate manner.

Additional info

EXAM #: 8010E3-0819-026 (O)

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Orange County Office of the District Attorney
8141 13th Street
Westminster, CA 92683

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