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Deputy District Attorney 1 The candidate will serve in an At Will position under an elected official and is represented by the AFSCME Local 6742-4 union. Recent graduates that have taken the Oregon State Bar exam are encouraged to apply. This position reviews criminal cases, determines all investigation is complete, reviews and selects appropriate witnesses, interviews witnesses, interviews victims; conducts legal research. Essential Functions of the position: Review incoming police reports & determine if a crime occurred and prosecution is appropriate, draft legal documents, file formal charges. Participate in all court hearings and all pre-trial motions; prepare and present cases for adjudication and/or trial. Advise law enforcement officials regarding procedural questions; participate in case investigation and evidence evaluation. Advise & consult with other staff, law enforcement and medical staff on criminal matters, court policies and procedures, options in prosecution and disposition. Attend educational conferences, seminars & meetings. Requires regular and consistent attendance. Marginal functions: May be required to represent the State in child support, judicial dependency and delinquency matters in judicial or administrative hearings and may require traveling to multiple Justice Courts within company.
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The candidate should have completed Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree. At time of appointment, must be a member of the Oregon Bar Association and possess a valid Oregon driver's license. Knowledge: Knowledge of Oregon Revised Statutes, case law and administrative rules dealing with the criminal law and related areas; knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of the District Attorney/s Office; knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of legal research and investigation; knowledge of judicial procedure and rules of evidence. Ability: ability to plan, prepare, present and conduct case strategies for criminal or civil cases; Ability to interpret and explain case law, statutes, ordinances and procedures; ability to manage heavy case loads and maintain appropriate records, logs and case files; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the general public and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
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