This is a lateral position that 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 effectively handle a high volume court docket involving a variety of limited and complex cases;
  4. Ability to interview victims and witnesses to gather information, to research relevant case law and codes for applicability to cases, to determine appropriate sentence guidelines and recommendations, 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 case work 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 situations, work a conventional workweek. Work is primarily performed in an office where normal working conditions are encountered. The work requires minimal physical exertion.


Graduation from an accredited law school and admission to practice in the State of Maryland with Circuit Court Trial experience.

The applicant must pass a criminal background investigation, which includes fingerprinting.


Starting salary is $ 74,943 - $119,750, commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

All interested persons should email a resume and cover letter to Please use Felony Assistant State’s Attorney as the subject reference of your email. Documents must be in PDF or Word format.