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Deputy District Attorney Iii

Company name

Orange County Office of the District Attorney

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Oct 15,2019

Valid Through

Jan 28,2020

Posted on

Sep 17,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 8419 to 11657 Monthly

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Fullerton, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Family Law >> Family Law
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Deputy District Attorney III
Duties : Initiate criminal proceedings, author and litigate motions, conduct pre-trial hearings, perform trials, and execute other professional legal work connected with enforcement of criminal law. Research, interpret and apply statutes, ordinances, court decisions and other legal authorities in the preparation of cases, memoranda and points and authorities. Negotiate and confer with judges and defense attorneys regarding the appropriate disposition of cases. Interview and examine witnesses and enforce the rights of victims consistent with the just pursuit of criminal prosecutions in the interest of the People. Performs varied professional legal work in the preparation of legal opinions, rendering of legal counsel to County departments and districts. enforcement of criminal, civil, or child support establishment and enforcement laws. Representation of the public, county or individuals in court defense of persons accused of crimes. Preparation of legal documents. and to do other work as required. Receives complaints, evaluates evidence and determines the nature of the crime and the justification for prosecution. Prepares and processes misdemeanor and felony cases in all courts. Confers with judges and defense attorneys. Prepares briefs and other legal documentation. Confers with various law enforcement agencies and the public. Conducts State Fair Hearings, civil contempt actions and complex enforcement cases involving forensic analysis of individual and business financial records, bankruptcy cases, writs and appeals in State and Federal courts. Prepares and conducts trial defenses for clients accused of misdemeanor and felony crimes. negotiates with judges and prosecuting attorneys on appropriate disposition of cases. prepares appeals, writs and other legal documents on the behalf of defendants. Decides on and makes appropriate legal motions and pleas. Represents persons involved in conservatorship and civil contempt proceedings. Confers with and advises county, district officers and employees on legal questions. Prepares formal opinions as to the legality of action. drafts ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases, conveyances and other legal documents. prepares pleadings and other papers in connection with law suits, trials, hearings and other legal proceedings in which the County is involved. conducts condemnation, damage or other legal litigation involving the County in Superior, State and Federal courts. Performs a wide variety of legal research and prepares briefs. Prepares correspondence and reports. Interviews and examines witnesses in.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : Should have Active membership in the State Bar of California. Must have 2+ years of experience as an attorney in the practice of civil, governmental, criminal or child support establishment and enforcement law.

Preferred Qualification : In addition to the minimum qualifications for the Deputy District Attorney I, II, and III, have experience in the practice of civil, governmental or criminal law with experience in litigation and trial work. Have thorough knowledge of legal principles and their application. rules of evidence and the conduct of court proceedings and California laws. Have experience analyzing legal problems and applying legal principles and practices. presenting statement of facts and legal argument. Must be an active member in good standing with the California State Bar.

Additional info

EXAM #2308AT-0919-026(O)

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Orange County Office of the District Attorney
1275 North Berkeley Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832

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