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Deputy District Attorney IV

Company name

Butte County District Attorney

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2019

Valid Through

Nov 27,2019

Posted on

Feb 19,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 103251 to 125507 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Oroville, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Deputy District Attorney IV
The candidate will represents the Butte County District Attorney in prosecuting persons charged with felony and misdemeanor criminal and civil offenses; manages criminal and civil cases vertically, from crime scene investigation through final sentencing; assures that cases are resolved within office policy guidelines. Reviews police reports and other law enforcement documents; conducts factual and legal analysis to determine whether felony charges should be filed based on the facts of law and evidence. Conducts legal research; gathers and compiles evidence; identifies and subpoenas witnesses, records and other information required to present the case; prepares and presents legal documents as required. Reviews motions filed in cases, provides assessment and recommendations, and resolves as needed; receives and reviews documents and filings; reviews filings for jurisdictional and statutory requirements; conducts conferences with defense counsel concerning settlement of cases. Manages assigned cases; advises law enforcement agencies; confers with witnesses and victims of crime; negotiates plea agreements with defense counsel; anticipates problems and pursues solutions; establishes trial strategy. Represents the District Attorney at Grand Jury proceedings and trials; brings cases before the court; examines witnesses and argues facts of the case in relation to points of law, case law and legal precedent; identifies and develops exhibits and related trial material; develops and presents jury instructions and closing arguments; and manages sentencing and restitution hearings. Identifies training needs and provides training for legal staff; serves as a liaison between the DA's office and various organizations and state and federal agencies; serves on committees, task forces and other groups. Guides and assists other legal staff; provides coaching, counseling and professional assistance on case processing, legal skills and professional responsibilities; assists legal staff in the development of case strategy, legal theories and other related matters. Advises law enforcement agencies during investigations; assists in the development of trial preparation and presentation skills for law enforcement officers; responds to law enforcement agencies' inquiries regarding search warrants and charging decisions. Monitors and reviews trends in law enforcement and criminal justice, and recommends operational, procedural and policy improvements. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Juris Doctorate (JD) degree. Must have 3+ years’ relevant experience in a criminal trial practice. Must be licensed by the Bar to practice law in the State of California, remain active with all California Bar annual requirements, and successfully pass a background investigation, fingerprinting, criminal and other relevant records checks.

Additional info

Position #197004048

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Butte County District Attorney
25 County Center Dr.
Oroville, CA 95965
Phone: 530-552-3552

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