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Deputy District Attorney - Criminal Division The candidate prepares and presents State's evidence in criminal actions to include legal arguments regarding merit. Argues on behalf of the State against various writs, petitions, motions and other filings. Represents the State in court hearings or proceedings on criminal law matters, including arraignments, preliminary hearings, hearings, trials, and post-conviction and appellate proceedings. Prepares and supervises the preparation of legal briefs filed on behalf of the State, and correspondence, records and reports as assigned. Presents plea negotiations with opposing attorneys. Interviews and communicates with witnesses and other relevant individuals in regard to criminal or civil action. Confers with investigators regarding the collection of facts and evidence. Advises law enforcement of the legality of search warrants. Performs legal research and studies. Interprets and applies laws, court decisions and legal points and authorities for use in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs for the prosecution. Confers with and advises County officials, employees, and representatives on legal questions. Drafts ordinances, resolutions and other legislative measures. Represents the County in cases initiated by or against the County. May supervise, train and evaluate other attorneys. 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. Maintains accurate records and files. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer in the performance of the work. May drive a personal or County vehicle in the course of the work or be capable of arranging for transportation to off-site locations in order to attend meetings and conduct other legal business. Should have possession of a certificate of admission to the Bar of the State of Nevada and eligibility to practice law before the courts of the State of Nevada. Closing Date: 05/11/18 05:01 PM.
Submit law school transcripts and a writing sample to the District Attorney's Office. Exam Number: 14836.
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