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Deputy Prosecutor

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Newport, WA, United States

Deputy Prosecutor

Attorney

Pend Oreille County District Court Of Washington .

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Min 4 yrs required

Full-time

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Deputy Prosecutor
The candidate manages an active felony criminal caseload in Superior Court but may also include other types of criminal prosecutions as well as occasional civil legal services to county offices when requested. includes evaluation, filing, and preparation of cases through trial and sentencing and may require the handling of appeals. Works cooperatively and effectively with law enforcement, the public, and other employees. This position is full-time, exempt, and subject to a collective bargaining agreement. Prepares cases for litigation. Works with law enforcement to ensure a thorough investigation of cases. Reviews reports for legal sufficiency and determines appropriate charges to be filed. Handles pretrial hearings such as preliminary appearances, omnibus hearings, bail hearings, suppression and confession hearings, pleas, and sentencing. Advise law enforcement agencies on the legal aspects of specific offenses and on proper arrest, search and seizure, and related procedures. Prepares and litigates jury trials or bench trials as appropriate; selects juries if applicable; may handle appellate matters arising from such trials or hearings, including appellate brief preparation and argument. Presents and conducts courtroom proceedings necessary for the hearing of assigned cases. Determines strategy, including organization, timing, and order of evidence presentation, the appearance of witnesses, and related factors. Ensures Prosecuting Attorney and other concerned parties are informed of case progress and direction. Coordinates with Victim/Witness staff to arrange for the timely appearance of witnesses. Conducts legal research and drafts memoranda and legal briefs in connection with assigned cases and for other attorneys, as required. Communicates regularly with state and local agencies. Carry out any or all duties of Deputy Prosecutor as directed and assigned by the Prosecuting Attorney. Performs any or all other tasks as assigned.

Ability and Skills: Knowledge of traffic and criminal laws of the State of Washington; rules and procedures of juvenile, district, and superior courts; basic techniques of preparation and prosecution of juvenile, traffic, and felony criminal cases. Ability to exercise discretion, as supervised by the Prosecuting Attorney, as to when criminal charges should be filed, what charges are to be filed, and the appropriate sentencing recommendation to make to the court. Ability to perform legal research; analyze and apply legal principles, facts, evidence, and precedents to legal problems; present law, facts, evidence, and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form without significant supervision. Ability to work harmoniously with law enforcement and court personnel and maintain good public relations. Sufficient knowledge and ability to advise law enforcement agencies during the investigation, prepare search warrants, prepare, and file Information or Criminal Complaints, prepare and file petitions for the revocation of probation, and obtain arrest warrants. Ability to advise all victims and witnesses of their rights and ensure that they are treated fully and fairly within the criminal justice system. Ability to assist the Prosecuting Attorney and the other deputies in the office, as needed, and can become involved in any of the functions of the prosecuting attorney's office. The deputy prosecutor may be assigned, based on qualifications and experience, to any divisions within the office, at the discretion of the Prosecuting Attorney. Ability to plan and organize multiple tasks and responsibilities. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Ability to work well and communicate with co-workers, other county departments, other governmental agencies, and the public. Fully comply with the ethical rules and guidelines for attorneys as established by the Washington State Supreme Court. Project a professional image. Attend and successfully complete training as directed by the Prosecuting Attorney and engage in regular review to maintain current knowledge of applicable case law and legislative enactments. Learn to use and proficiently operate office and courtroom technology such as computers, copiers, camera projectors, scanners, and various computer software programs and applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and electronic document management systems; ability to learn and use new software programs as necessary.

Educations and Experiences: Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. Must be a licensed attorney in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association, remain active with Washington State Bar annual requirements, and maintain a clear criminal record. Must have 4+ years of practice as an attorney, preferably in the prosecution of criminal offenses. Requires full knowledge of criminal law and related Washington statutes.

Licenses and Other Requirements: Must be 18 years or older. Maintain a valid driver’s license. Successfully pass driving record check. Must be a United States citizen. Must pass a criminal history background check.

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May 08, 2023
Jan 23, 2023
Nov 10, 2021
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Hiring Coordinator
Pend Oreille County District Court Of Washington .
229 S Garden Ave
PO Box 5030
Newport, WA 99156-5030


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5179 to 5478
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Min 4 yrs required

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Jan 23, 2023

May 08, 2023

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Deputy Prosecutor
The candidate manages an active felony criminal caseload in Superior Court but may also include other types of criminal prosecutions as well as occasional civil legal services to county offices when requested. includes evaluation, filing, and preparation of cases through trial and sentencing and may require the handling of appeals. Works cooperatively and effectively with law enforcement, the public, and other employees. This position is full-time, exempt, and subject to a collective bargaining agreement. Prepares cases for litigation. Works with law enforcement to ensure a thorough investigation of cases. Reviews reports for legal sufficiency and determines appropriate charges to be filed. Handles pretrial hearings such as preliminary appearances, omnibus hearings, bail hearings, suppression and confession hearings, pleas, and sentencing. Advise law enforcement agencies on the legal aspects of specific offenses and on proper arrest, search and seizure, and related procedures. Prepares and litigates jury trials or bench trials as appropriate; selects juries if applicable; may handle appellate matters arising from such trials or hearings, including appellate brief preparation and argument. Presents and conducts courtroom proceedings necessary for the hearing of assigned cases. Determines strategy, including organization, timing, and order of evidence presentation, the appearance of witnesses, and related factors. Ensures Prosecuting Attorney and other concerned parties are informed of case progress and direction. Coordinates with Victim/Witness staff to arrange for the timely appearance of witnesses. Conducts legal research and drafts memoranda and legal briefs in connection with assigned cases and for other attorneys, as required. Communicates regularly with state and local agencies. Carry out any or all duties of Deputy Prosecutor as directed and assigned by the Prosecuting Attorney. Performs any or all other tasks as assigned.

Ability and Skills: Knowledge of traffic and criminal laws of the State of Washington; rules and procedures of juvenile, district, and superior courts; basic techniques of preparation and prosecution of juvenile, traffic, and felony criminal cases. Ability to exercise discretion, as supervised by the Prosecuting Attorney, as to when criminal charges should be filed, what charges are to be filed, and the appropriate sentencing recommendation to make to the court. Ability to perform legal research; analyze and apply legal principles, facts, evidence, and precedents to legal problems; present law, facts, evidence, and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form without significant supervision. Ability to work harmoniously with law enforcement and court personnel and maintain good public relations. Sufficient knowledge and ability to advise law enforcement agencies during the investigation, prepare search warrants, prepare, and file Information or Criminal Complaints, prepare and file petitions for the revocation of probation, and obtain arrest warrants. Ability to advise all victims and witnesses of their rights and ensure that they are treated fully and fairly within the criminal justice system. Ability to assist the Prosecuting Attorney and the other deputies in the office, as needed, and can become involved in any of the functions of the prosecuting attorney's office. The deputy prosecutor may be assigned, based on qualifications and experience, to any divisions within the office, at the discretion of the Prosecuting Attorney. Ability to plan and organize multiple tasks and responsibilities. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Ability to work well and communicate with co-workers, other county departments, other governmental agencies, and the public. Fully comply with the ethical rules and guidelines for attorneys as established by the Washington State Supreme Court. Project a professional image. Attend and successfully complete training as directed by the Prosecuting Attorney and engage in regular review to maintain current knowledge of applicable case law and legislative enactments. Learn to use and proficiently operate office and courtroom technology such as computers, copiers, camera projectors, scanners, and various computer software programs and applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and electronic document management systems; ability to learn and use new software programs as necessary.

Educations and Experiences: Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. Must be a licensed attorney in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association, remain active with Washington State Bar annual requirements, and maintain a clear criminal record. Must have 4+ years of practice as an attorney, preferably in the prosecution of criminal offenses. Requires full knowledge of criminal law and related Washington statutes.

Licenses and Other Requirements: Must be 18 years or older. Maintain a valid driver’s license. Successfully pass driving record check. Must be a United States citizen. Must pass a criminal history background check.

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 5179 to 5478 Annually

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Hiring Coordinator
Pend Oreille County District Court Of Washington .
229 S Garden Ave
PO Box 5030
Newport, WA 99156-5030

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