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Assistant Prosecuting Attorney I

Company name

Kalamazoo County-Office of the Prosecuting Attorney

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

56805 - 0

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Kalamazoo, MI

Posted on

Nov 15,2017
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Assistant Prosecuting Attorney I The candidate will prepare and present misdemeanor, civil infraction, mental commitment, juvenile delinquency, and lesser felony cases to ensure that defendants are held accountable for their actions. Reviews selected investigation reports, authorizes legal proceedings and rejects substandard cases. Negotiates case dispositions, according to office policy in order to reach a resolution prior to trial. Prepares motions, briefs, pleadings and memoranda to inform courts of the office’s position on specific cases. Accepts special assignments, including legal research and writing.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have license to practice law in the State of Michigan. Previous experience or interest in the criminal justice/legal systems. Basic knowledge of evidence, criminal law and court rules. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

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