Applicants must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree or at least two years’ of equivalent work-related experience. Preferred majors include criminal justice, paralegal studies, social work or a related field.  Applicants should possess the ability to work in a high volume environment. The ideal candidate should be able to interact professionally with attorneys, victims and witnesses, have the ability to multitask, have exceptional organizational skills, a positive attitude, be able to work independently, demonstrate enthusiasm to learn new ideas and concepts. Selected candidates will be subject to a criminal background check before starting employment.

Victim Witness Coordinator will:

  • Carry a felony and misdemeanor caseloads in order to act as point of contact for victims, witnesses, law enforcement officers and families.
  • Liaise with victims, witnesses, experts and law enforcement officers on behalf of Assistant State’s Attorneys to schedule and maintain effective court testimony.
  • Accompany victims, witnesses, and families for court appearances and answer any inquiries that may arise before, during, or after testimony and court proceedings.
  • Assist ASA with scheduling pretrial meetings, testimony for victim and witnesses, and family meetings.
  • Screen cases to determine the need of state mandated Crime Victim Notification Forms and Victim Impact Statement Forms.
  • Provide referrals to victims and witnesses about services that are available to them based on their current needs.
  • Request interpreters for a specific language and specific court date(s) if a victim or witness has limited proficiency in speaking English.
  • Determine contact information of witnesses or victims using various state, local, and inter-agency databases.
  • Arrange transportation for victims and witnesses who for trial / court proceedings.
  • Prepare correspondence to victims, witnesses, and police officers to provide notification of upcoming court events, explanation of rights as a victim or witness, and to notify them of any missed court appearances.
  • Collaborate with Assistant State’s Attorneys to ensure adequate consideration of all Maryland State Crime Victims’ Rights.
  • Determine any travel needs for victims, witnesses, and families and refer to Travel Coordinator.
  • Screen victims and witnesses for relocation assessment.
  • Input VOCA statistics into Case Management System.
  • All other related duties, as assigned.

Salary: Starting at $53,065 (commensurate with experience). Benefits are associated with this position.

To Apply:

All interested persons should email resume and cover letter to Please use “Bilingual Victim Witness Coordinator – Circuit Court” as the subject reference of your email and in your cover letter. Documents must be in pdf or Word format. Position remains open until filled.