Job Details

Attorney Level I/ii/iii/iv/v - Criminal

Company name

Sacramento County District Attorney

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Feb 19, 2020

Valid Through

Jun 03, 2020

Posted on

Jan 01, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 53 to 85 Hourly

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Sacramento, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Attorney Level I/II/III/IV/V – Criminal
The candidate under direction, performs professional legal work in the Public Defender's or District Attorney's Offices involving the defense or prosecution of criminal cases. The duties of an Attorney – Criminal range from the least difficult assignments requiring only a minimal level of expertise and little or no experience, to the prosecution or defense of the most difficult, complex and sensitive criminal trial cases requiring highly advanced degrees of legal knowledge, skill and experience. The class of Attorney – Criminal has five levels which are assigned at the department head's discretion in accordance with budget provisions, workload, organizational needs and the individual attorney's expertise and skill, subject to the following basic experience requirements.
Level I – This level is assigned to attorneys who have no previous legal experience. Under close supervision attorneys at this level are generally assigned a variety of less difficult assignments. This is the entry and trainee level for criminal attorneys.
Level II – This level is assigned attorneys with at least 1 year experience in the practice of law. Under close supervision attorneys at this level perform work of average difficulty in all phases of criminal law. This is the first working level.
Level III – This level is assigned attorneys with at least 1 year of Sacramento County service as an Attorney – Criminal, Level II, or 3 years if experience practicing law in the State of California. Attorneys at the level litigate increasingly difficult and complex criminal cases under general supervision. This is the full journey level.
Level IV – This level is assigned attorneys with at least 1 year of Sacramento County service as an Attorney – Criminal, Level III, or 4 years of experience practicing law in the State of California in an area of law practiced by the District Attorney's or Public Defender's Offices. Acceptable areas of practice include to, criminal law, consumer fraud, environmental protection, asset forfeiture, or family support. Attorneys at this level litigate the most difficult and complex criminal cases with minimal direction. This is the advance journey level.
Level V – This level is assigned attorneys with at least 1 year of Sacramento County service as an Attorney – Criminal, Level IV. Attorneys at this level litigate demanding and critical cases requiring a highly advanced degree of knowledge of legal processes, or act in a lead capacity when the staff size is so large, or the work is so complex, as to require both a first-line supervisor and a lead attorney.
Must have knowledge and abilities consistent with the highest standards of the legal profession with the goal of assuming the responsibility and developing the skills of an experienced criminal attorney.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Sacramento County District Attorney
901 G Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

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