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Litigation - General Attorney in Monroe, NC

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Company name

North Carolina District Attorney office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Location

Monroe, NC

Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Assistant District Attorney The candidate duties will include: conduct jury trials and bench trials; screen incoming cases using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of case facts; research and identify precedence in case law; utilize and evaluate electronic legal research and other research tools; prepare cases for trial; write and file any appropriate motions; organize work; set priorities; meet critical deadlines; follow up on assignments; and meet with victims of crime. Caseload may include district and superior court cases. Must have Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school and an active license to practice law in North Carolina. Should have knowledge of: federal, state, common and constitutional law; judicial procedures and rules of evidence; case, statutory and common law; NC General Statutes to prosecute criminal cases; judicial and quasi-judicial procedures; legal research methods, techniques, sources, databases and other research tools; the principles and protocols for the evidentiary gathering of information, documents, financial records and other data that may be used in trial court processes, protocols and strategies; the operations of the NC court system; and ethical and professional standards of conduct. Skill in: interpreting and applying complex criminal laws to information, evidence, and other data; listening techniques used in interviewing witnesses; using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of case facts; researching and identifying precedence in case law; utilizing and evaluating electronic legal research and online systems; negotiating plea agreements; organizing work; setting priorities; meeting critical deadlines; and following up on assignments with a minimum of direction is needed. Deadline: 06/17/18

Additional info

POSITION NUMBER: 60091781

Company info

Charmaine J. Leeks
North Carolina District Attorney office
PO Box 25546
Raleigh, NC 27611
Phone: 877-204-4442