OFFICE OF THE STATE'S ATTORNEY FOR BALTIMORE CITY
Chief – Juvenile Division
The Office of the State’s Attorney is seeking to fill the position of Chief of the Juvenile Division. The Juvenile Division is responsible for the investigation, charging and prosecution of all cases handled in the juvenile system, including status conferences, violations of probation and all collateral matters, and transfer hearings of juveniles charged in the adult system.
The Chief directly supervises a staff of 25 attorneys and 15 support staff; assists in training Assistant State’s Attorneys on all aspects of preparation and management of juvenile matters, including training on trial techniques and legal issues; observes and critiques attorney performance in the courtroom; advises police officers on legal and criminal charging issues; acts as the primary liaison on juvenile matters to the Circuit Court, Baltimore Police Department, Department of Juvenile Services and other partner agencies; responds to, and meets with victims and/or witnesses who express concern with the handling, or outcome, of their cases; and oversees and approves payroll for staff assigned to the building. The Chief represents the SAO on legislative and other policy committees and works closely with the front office in the development of efforts to improve the efficacy and fairness of the juvenile justice system.
Applicants must have a minimum of five years of prosecution experience. Experience with juvenile prosecutions preferred.
Salary commensurate with experience. Baltimore City health and retirement benefits.
ASSISTANT STATE'S ATTORNEYS
Successful applicants must be admitted to the Maryland Bar before start of employment. Applicants must submit to a background check and drug and alcohol testing. Effective July 1, 2013 starting salary for Assistant State's Attorneys is $53,900.
THE OFFICE OF THE STATE'S ATTORNEY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER