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Criminal Law Attorney in Jonesboro, GA

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 30, 2021

Posted on

Mar 31, 2021

Salary

USD 70000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Jonesboro, GA, United States
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Senior Assistant Solicitor General I
Duties: Drafts accusations and indictments; evaluates and researches potential defenses; dismisses cases on prosecutable. Reviews investigative case files to determine whether further investigation is needed; approves or returns cases for more work; researches alternativ crimes; reads and researches case law. Questions witnesses; answers jurors’ questions; determines appropriate sentence recommendations; calls arraignment calendars; attends pre-trial conferencees with the Judge and Defense Attorneys. Subpoenas appropriate witnesses for motions; researches and argues all pre-trial and post trial motions; files motions in appropriate time frame prior to trial. Supervises assigned administrative support staff in responding to discovery demands. Works with trial team investigators to coordinate witnesses and evidence for trials; gathers and labels evidence. Negotiate pleas to dispose of cases. Interviews witnesses, victims, experts, and the police; questions potential jurors and selects jury; arranges interpreter services for witnesses when necessary. Develops trial strategy for each case; organizes opening and closing arguments; presents evidence at trial; consults with supervisors about trial strategy. Review appellate briefs and case transcripts; researches and writes responses to briefs. Represents the State in probation revocation hearings; responds to parole notices. Handle telephone calls from attorneys, witnesses, and concerned citizens. Determines appropriate bond amounts. Attends meetings; maintains continuing education requirements. Refer all media inquiries to the Solicitor General or his/her designee. Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, and completing performance appraisals.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree; supplemented by 2 years' previous prosecutorial experience that includes litigation and criminal law, with progressively proficient work as an Attorney; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain valid membership in good standing in the State Bar Association of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia, and the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia. Upon meeting all qualifications for Senior Assistant Solicitor General II and maintain satisfactory performance, employee may progress to the SASGII position upon recommendation of the Solicitor General.
Posting End Date: 12/31/9999

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