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Trial Deputy Prosecutor

Company name

York County District Attorney

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Date Last Verified

May 02,2019

Valid Through

Aug 15,2019

Posted on

Apr 05,2019


USD 60000 Annually


York, PA, United States

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Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Trial Deputy Prosecutor
The candidate will be responsible for the prosecution of all types of misdemeanor criminal offenses and handles all phases of those prosecutions from pre-arrest investigation through post-sentencing appeals. Evaluates the merits of each assigned case, taking into consideration the scarcity of resources, strength of the evidence, relative severity of the crime and its impact on the victim and the community, and special policy considerations as they apply to each case. Acts as a consultant to law enforcement officials, probation officers and other service providers in the criminal justice system. Screen assigned cases for arraignment, plea offer, pretrial litigation, trial presentation and post-trial litigation. Conduct pretrial and post-trial hearings, bench and jury trials, summary conviction appeals, preliminary hearings and current business sessions assigned to the team. Prepare plea offers and communicate them to defendants and their attorneys. Verify the Rule 600 status of each case. Evaluate the relative merits of each assigned case to assist the Senior Deputy in prioritizing each term's trial list in, taking into consideration: Rule 600; witness availability; relative severity of the crime; impact on the victim and community; special considerations of the arresting officer; strength of the evidence; credibility of the witnesses; and other special policy considerations as they apply to each case. Prepare pretrial, post-trial and appellate briefs and memoranda of law. Coordinate activities with law enforcement, the County Detective, support staff personnel, Case Manager and Victim/Witness Coordinator assigned to the team. Participate in Trial Team meetings and prepare minutes for review by Senior Management. Assist with the training of all new Special and Trial Deputy Prosecutors assigned to the team. Perform the duties of the Senior Deputy during temporary periods of absence or vacancy. Must be a licensed attorney, admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Position #0520

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
York County District Attorney
45 North George Street
York, PA 17401

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