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Criminal Assistant State's Attorney

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Government

Woodstock, IL, United States

Criminal Assistant State's Attorney

Attorney

Max 3 yrs required

Full-time

No

# Criminal Assistant State's Attorney, Woodstock

## General Information

**Job Title:** Criminal Assistant State's Attorney
**Location:** 2200 N Seminary Ave, Woodstock, IL, 60098-2637, United States
**Base Pay:** / Year
**Employee Type:** Full-Time
**Job Category:** Attorney

## Description

The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office in Woodstock, Illinois, is seeking an entry level Assistant State’s Attorney for its Criminal Division. This attorney will perform responsible functions in the area of criminal litigation, including, but not limited to:

- Performing research and writing
- Preparing for trial by notifying and interviewing victims and witnesses
- Preparing written motions, briefs, orders, and other legal documents
- Negotiating and entering plea agreements by reviewing charges, police reports, and criminal records
- Preparing orders of supervision, conditional discharge, or probation
- Conducting adversarial hearings, bench trials, and/or jury trials
- Prosecuting criminal cases
- Interacting with staff, county officials, law enforcement officers, victims and the general public in person or by telephone in order to respond to inquiries, receive complaints, and resolve problems
- Performing other related duties as assigned

## Minimum Qualifications Required

**Experience:** 0-3 years of criminal prosecution experience
**Education:**
**License and Certifications:** Willing to interview if you are awaiting the results of the IL State Bar Exam.
**Salary:** Commensurate with experience

## Knowledge and Skills Required

**Knowledge of:**
- Illinois Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure
- Trial advocacy
- Excellent oral and written communication skills

**Skilled in:**
- Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing
- Arguing persuasively before a judge and/or jury
- Assimilating facts and drawing sound conclusions
- Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines
- Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines and following up assignments with minimum direction
- Preparing well-reasoned and well-researched motions and briefs
- Accurately proofreading copy with accompanying knowledge of grammar, punctuation and spelling
- Performing data entry using word processing, spreadsheet or database commands and formats material as required

## Benefits

Organization offers an excellent benefits package which includes:
- Medical/Dental/Vision/Accident/Life Insurance
- Health Savings Account
- Flexible spending account
- IMRF Pension Plan
- Deferred Compensation Plan through Nationwide Retirement Solutions
- Paid Vacation, Sick, Personal Days and Holidays.

## How to Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume and maximum three-page writing sample, via mail or email to:

Lisa Ryan

Administrative Manager

Department of State’s Attorney

2200 North Seminary Avenue, Suite 150

Woodstock, IL 60098



Organization is an equal opportunity employer. No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, Veteran status or disability.

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Medical/Dental/Vision/Accident/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible spending account, IMRF Pension Plan, Deferred Compensation Plan through Nationwide Retirement Solutions, Paid Vacation, Sick, Personal Days and Holidays

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Research, Writing, Notifying and Interviewing Victims and Witnesses, Preparing Written Motions, Briefs, Orders, and Other Legal Documents, Negotiating and Entering Plea Agreements, Preparing Orders of Supervision, Conditional Discharge, or Probation, Conducting Adversarial Hearings, Bench Trials, and/or Jury Trials, Prosecuting Criminal Cases, Interacting with Staff, County Officials, Law Enforcement Officers, Victims and the General Public, Data Entry

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Submit cover letter, resume and maximum three-page writing sample, via mail or email to Lisa Ryan, Administrative Manager, McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office, 2200 North Seminary Avenue, Suite 150, Woodstock, IL 60098,

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# Criminal Assistant State's Attorney, Woodstock

## General Information

**Job Title:** Criminal Assistant State's Attorney
**Location:** 2200 N Seminary Ave, Woodstock, IL, 60098-2637, United States
**Base Pay:** / Year
**Employee Type:** Full-Time
**Job Category:** Attorney

## Description

The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office in Woodstock, Illinois, is seeking an entry level Assistant State’s Attorney for its Criminal Division. This attorney will perform responsible functions in the area of criminal litigation, including, but not limited to:

- Performing research and writing
- Preparing for trial by notifying and interviewing victims and witnesses
- Preparing written motions, briefs, orders, and other legal documents
- Negotiating and entering plea agreements by reviewing charges, police reports, and criminal records
- Preparing orders of supervision, conditional discharge, or probation
- Conducting adversarial hearings, bench trials, and/or jury trials
- Prosecuting criminal cases
- Interacting with staff, county officials, law enforcement officers, victims and the general public in person or by telephone in order to respond to inquiries, receive complaints, and resolve problems
- Performing other related duties as assigned

## Minimum Qualifications Required

**Experience:** 0-3 years of criminal prosecution experience
**Education:**
**License and Certifications:** Willing to interview if you are awaiting the results of the IL State Bar Exam.
**Salary:** Commensurate with experience

## Knowledge and Skills Required

**Knowledge of:**
- Illinois Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure
- Trial advocacy
- Excellent oral and written communication skills

**Skilled in:**
- Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing
- Arguing persuasively before a judge and/or jury
- Assimilating facts and drawing sound conclusions
- Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines
- Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines and following up assignments with minimum direction
- Preparing well-reasoned and well-researched motions and briefs
- Accurately proofreading copy with accompanying knowledge of grammar, punctuation and spelling
- Performing data entry using word processing, spreadsheet or database commands and formats material as required

## Benefits

Organization offers an excellent benefits package which includes:
- Medical/Dental/Vision/Accident/Life Insurance
- Health Savings Account
- Flexible spending account
- IMRF Pension Plan
- Deferred Compensation Plan through Nationwide Retirement Solutions
- Paid Vacation, Sick, Personal Days and Holidays.

## How to Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume and maximum three-page writing sample, via mail or email to:

Lisa Ryan

Administrative Manager

Department of State’s Attorney

2200 North Seminary Avenue, Suite 150

Woodstock, IL 60098



Organization is an equal opportunity employer. No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, Veteran status or disability.



Qualification and Experience

Juris Doctor

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 66303 to 66303 Annually

Additional info

Submit cover letter, resume and maximum three-page writing sample, via mail or email to Lisa Ryan, Administrative Manager, McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office, 2200 North Seminary Avenue, Suite 150, Woodstock, IL 60098,

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