Job Details

Criminal Law Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Saint Charles, MO

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Company name

County Of St Charles

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Saint Charles, MO

Date Last Verified

Jan 25,2018

Posted on

Jan 24,2018

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Assistant Prosecuting Attorney III The candidate will prepare and prosecute felony criminal cases under the direction of an Asst. Prosecuting Attorney IV, First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney or elected Prosecuting Attorney. Generally assists the elected Prosecuting Attorney as directed in the proper discharge of the duties of his office, per RSMo 56.151, at the pleasure of the elected Prosecuting Attorney. Represents the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and the State of Missouri in felony criminal cases, through written and oral advocacy, including trials, hearings, motions, post-conviction review proceedings, misdemeanor appeals and Grand Jury proceedings. Prepares legal filings including charging instruments, motions, proposed orders and other legal memoranda. Oversees the discovery practice on criminal cases and negotiates dispositions of criminal cases per the direction and policies of the elected Prosecutor. Reviews warrant applications, directs criminal investigations, seeks search warrants and investigative subpoenas in conjunction with law enforcement officers from various law enforcement agencies. Maintains and correctly applies current and in-depth knowledge of pertinent criminal law, constitutional law, rules of evidence, and rules of criminal procedure. Maintains in-depth knowledge of pertinent law enforcement practices and techniques. Represents the elected Prosecuting. Attorney as directed in public meetings and appearances to provide training, information, presentations and to participate in meetings and initiatives with civic, professional, non-profit and public organizations.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and Missouri license to practice law. Should have 5+ years of legal practice, with 3+ years criminal law experience, or an equivalent combination of legal practice and law enforcement related experience. Considerable prosecution experience preferred and jury trial experience.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
County Of St Charles
201 North Second Street
Room 519
Saint Charles, MO 63301