Assistant Prosecuting Attorney – Clinton County

Looking for an area where you can raise a family, relax after retirement or be a part of a welcoming and comforting community? You’ll find it in Clinton County!

  • As of the 2020 Census, Clinton County’s population was 79,128 and among the top 10 fastest growing counties in Michigan with an excellent school system. 
  • Clinton County is located in the center of Michigan within close proximity to urban areas with shopping and entertainment. For more information on Clinton County, please visit:
  • The Prosecutor’s office is an energetic & progressive place to work, with a commitment to the safety of its community.
  • As part of its team, an Assistant Prosecutor will gain experience in all aspect of prosecution and will enjoy being part of a valued and cohesive work environment.

Please submit an electronic Clinton County Application for Employment accompanied by a resume, cover letter and references.

SALARY: $79,891 – $94,952 *ANNUAL; Competitive Benefit Package
HIRING INCENTIVE: $5000 payable 50% after 6 months of employment and
50% after 1 year of employment.

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Prosecuting Attorney and the Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, will participate in the processing of a variety of complaints from various police agencies and prosecutes all phases of criminal matters, prepares and conducts felony trials, motions, hearing and appeals in District, Circuit, Juvenile and Family Courts. Regularly presents cases in court and may assist with other matters as assigned. Attempts to resolve and dispose of criminal cases.

Prepares for and litigates bench trials and jury trials. At a minimum, weekly court appearances, on the job training and continued training opportunities.


  • Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school.
  • Two to four years of experience as a prosecuting attorney.
  • Member in good standing of the State Bar of Michigan is required.


  • MERS Defined Contribution. The County will match 8% with employee contribution of 2%.
  • Health Insurance through McLaren Health Plan with attached Health Reimbursement Account that enriches the overall benefit. The employee has minimal out of pocket cost after reimbursement.
  • Prescription Coverage that is self-funded through the County and includes the following copays for 30-day retail supply: Generic $5, Name Brand $30, Specialty Drug $60
  • Employee monthly cost sharing for medical and prescription is extremely affordable and on average less than most employers.
  • Dental and Vision benefits at no cost to the employee.
  • $20,000 life insurance policy at no cost to the employee.
  • Short Term Disability at no cost to the employee.
  • AFLAC policies available to employees pre tax through payroll.