Duties of the ASA include working on all aspects of the sentencing review program such as initial review of (1) motions filed under Maryland’s Juvenile Restoration Act, (2) any requests for a sentencing review that meets the criteria as set forth by the unit, (3) arguing on behalf of the unit in any court proceedings necessary, and (4) assisting the unit with other duties and responsibilities, as required. The ASA will attend regular status meetings, conduct any necessary discovery or information requests, as necessary, meet with defense attorneys and prosecutors, prepare written recommendations, and meet with members of the BCSAO executive team to discuss the recommendation. The ASA will participate in off-site trainings, conferences, legislative and related developmental opportunities in furtherance of expansion of the sentence review program.
The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and will bring a strong desire to work collaboratively across all divisions within BCSAO and with outside organizations and attorneys. The candidate will have a demonstrated ability to approach cases from an organized, logical and analytical perspective in order to further the policies of BCSAO, the Conviction Integrity Unit, and public safety while at the same time balancing these considerations against any factors present in each case that would militate towards equitable relief for a defendant.
The candidate must possess demonstrated computer literacy. The candidate must be familiar with or readily able to become familiar with relevant post trial statutes and case law. Prior felony victim jury trial is required.
Salary: $74,943.00 - $119,750 commensurate with experience, in addition to a competitive benefits package.
To Apply: Interested persons should email their resume and a writing sample to email@example.com with a subject line reference to Sentencing Review Program Prosecutor. The position will remain open until filled. In the body of your transmittal email, please also indicate Sentencing Review Program Prosecutor as the position for which you are applying.
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