Job Details

Criminal Law Attorney in Springfield, MA

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Company name

Hampden County District Attorney

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Criminal Law

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Springfield, MA

Date Last Verified

Sep 07,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Assistant District Attorney The candidate will prosecute all aspects of criminal cases in primary and jury sessions of the District Court and the Juvenile Court in Hampden County. Will review police reports and charging decisions made by police agencies and make appropriate recommendations and changes as needed. Handle arraignments in court, make bail requests, motions for conditions of release, motions for detention such as dangerous hearings and ball revocation hearings as appropriate. Provide mandatory discovery to defendants/defense counsel. Handle all pretrial motions filed by defense counsel including requests for further discovery, evidentiary and non-evidentiary motions to suppress, dismiss, etc. and to prepare written memoranda and briefs where appropriate. Review case files, applicable statutes and case law, victim information and input, and determine an appropriate recommendation for case resolution. Conference all matters and make recommendations for case resolution at mandatory case conference sessions with defense counsel. Handle any mental health commitment matters which Impact criminal cases. Handle case resolution by way of plea, trial, or dismissal where appropriate; Follow the mandates of the Victim's Bill of Rights. Must have law school graduates (JD Degree) and applicants with SJC Rule 3:03 certification. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook). Interact In a respectful and professional manner with the public, judicial and law enforcement personnel and office staff is needed.

Additional info

Ref: 1800040L

Company info

Joan OBrien
Hampden County District Attorney
50 State Street
Springfield, MA 01103
Phone: 413-505-5671