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Litigation - General Attorney in LaFayette, GA

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Company name

Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

LaFayette, GA

Posted on

Mar 05,2018

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Assistant District Attorney The candidate will review reports submitted by law enforcement to determine whether further investigation is needed. Approves or returns cases for more work; researches alternative crimes; reads and researches case law. Drafts accusations and indictments; evaluates and researches potential defenses; negotiates pleas to dispose of cases; dismisses cases not prosecutable. Develops trial strategy for each case, presents cases to grand jury; questions witnesses; answers juror’s questions; determines appropriate sentence recommendations; calls arraignment calendars; attends pre-trial conferences with judge and defense attorneys. Subpoenas appropriate witnesses for motions; researches and argues all pretrial and post-trial motions; files motions in appropriate time frame prior to trial. Complies with discovery requirements by copying and mailing documents. The candidate should have a 5 years experience as a circuit paid Assistant District Attorney. Must be members in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. Although current bar members with experience is preferred, a recent law school graduate who will be taking the bar exam in July, 2018 will be considered. This position is subject to employment verification using the Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify System. Will be subject to a background check.

Additional info

Submit resume and cover letter.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit
District Attorneys Office
P.O. Box 1025
LaFayette, GA 30728
Phone: 706-638-2214
Fax: 706-638-4821