The Office is seeking an Assistant State’s Attorney to work in the Major Investigations Unit (“MIU”) at 120 E. Baltimore Street.  The ASA will investigate and prosecute cases involving major investigations of felony drug distributors and violent crime drivers.  MIU is responsible for collecting intelligence, configuring data systems capable of efficiently storing said intelligence, and effectively distributing the same to prosecutors within the Office of the State’s Attorney. MIU also coordinates with law enforcement to target violent crime drivers and develops cases for prosecution. The position requires working hand-in-hand with the community, OSA crime analysts, OSA community liaisons, Baltimore Police Department, the United States Government, and other state and local law enforcement and criminal justice partners to confront local violent crime drivers, and the groups and places that support their violent criminal activity.  


Job Description: CSMIU is a felony trial unit designed to work closely with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies toward a common goal of reducing violent crime generators through criminal intelligence, community outreach and law enforcement partnerships. This position is non-supervisory. Typical required duties will include, but are not limited to:


  • attending regular criminal intelligence and violent crime drivers-targeting meetings
  • conducting investigations, developing and maintaining criminal intelligence on identified violent crime targets
  • tracking target cases and reporting on office-wide case data
  • working with community members to identify crime trends
  • working with community liaisons to obtain and disseminate information regarding intelligence to assist communities
  • working with Baltimore Community Intelligence Centers (“BCIC”) – real-time crime response centers - located at the Baltimore Police Department districts
  • representing the State at all points of investigation and trial progress through the court system, including grand jury, hearings, pre-trial motions, bench or jury trials, post-trial motions


Requirements: Applicants must have a juris doctor degree and be licensed to practice law in the State of Maryland.  Applicants must have a working knowledge, or ability to become knowledgeable in Microsoft Excel/Word/Outlook, Judicial Dialog, Google Earth.  Working knowledge of ArcGIS is a plus.  Applicants should be well organized and self-motivated.  Must have ability to communicate well in front of BPD command staff, federal partners such as the Drug Enforcement Agency/Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms/US Attorney’s Office, and like agencies and organizations. 


Experience Level: 1-3 years including trial and investigative experience

Salary: $73,474-$117,407 commensurate with experience 


This is a full-time, local government public service position which may qualify for Federal Student Aid Public Service Loan Forgiveness. 


Comprehensive benefits package: full range of health insurance provider options, vision insurance, dental insurance, deferred compensation option, life insurance, 10+ paid holidays per year, vacation leave, sick leave, and personal leave.  Newly hired candidates are automatically enrolled in the City of Baltimore Employee Retirement Pension System.   The selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check before starting employment.

To Apply: Applicants should email a cover letter, writing sample and resume to with a subject line reference of “MIU Prosecutor”. In the body of your transmittal email, please also indicate MIU Prosecutor as the position for which you are applying. Open until filled.