This position requires:
1. Knowledge of the principles and practices of law, including court procedures and legal research methods and sources;
2. Skill in using a personal computer and commonly utilized business and legal software in the performance of duties;
3. Ability to handle a high volume court docket involving a variety of cases effectively;
4. Ability to interview victims and witnesses to gather information, to research relevant case law and codes for applicability to the case, to determine appropriate sentence recommendations and guidelines, and to develop strategies and theories for effective case prosecution;
5. Drafting and preparing a variety of legal documents, including but not limited to briefs, motions, and legal memoranda;
6. Coordinating casework efforts with other City and State agencies that provide assistance, protection, and services to victims and witnesses; and,
7. Performing related work as required.
Employees in this class, in most cases, work a conventional workweek. Work is primarily performed in an office where normal working conditions are encountered. The work requires minimal physical exertion.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited law school and admitted to practice in the State of Maryland with Circuit Court Trial experience. The applicant is required to pass a drug and alcohol screening and must pass a criminal background investigation, which includes fingerprinting.
Compensation: Salary ranges from $70,275 to $112,293 commensurate with the ability, experiences and the needs of the office. A full complement of benefits also included.
To Apply: All interested persons should email a resume, cover letter and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Consideration of resumes will begin immediately but remain open until filled. Please use Felony Assistant State’s Attorney as the subject reference of your email. Documents must be in pdf or Word format.
THE OFFICE OF THE STATE’S ATTORNEY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER