Job Details

Deputy District Attorney - County Court and District Court

Company name

Jefferson County District Attorney

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Mar 31, 2021

Posted on

Mar 30, 2021

Location

Golden, CO, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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The District Attorney's office is dedicated to public service, public safety, and justice for all involved in the criminal justice system. 

Ideal candidates possess a capacity for fairness and empathy, a strong work ethic, an ability to manage a significant workload, and sound problem-solving and decision-making skills

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Serves as advocate on behalf of the People of the State of Colorado at trial, including, but not limited to, exercising essential trial skills of jury selection, opening statements, direct and cross-examination and closing arguments.
  • Exercises discretion for charging, appropriate disposition of cases, and request for sentences. An ideal candidate will evaluate cases holistically to determine the best outcome for all parties.
  • Assists in the preparation of briefs, opinions, motions and pleadings as well as other legal documents and routine correspondence; conducts legal research as required.
  • Attends various trainings on the role of a prosecutor, understands various diversion and treatment options, and other restorative justice programs.

Education: Juris Doctorate
Starting Salary: $72,000 - $120,000
Hiring Salary will be determined based on experience

Company info

Jefferson County District Attorney

Company Profile

At Jefferson County DA, We are committed to public safety, equity, fiscal responsibility, and the dignity of victims. The DDA County Court and Distrcit Court approaches case decision with an eye toward just outcomes that are grounded in evidence-based decision making, safeguarding our community while reducing unequal treatment of individuals involved in the criminal justice system.

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