Assistant Prosecuting Attorney II – St. Joseph County

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Prosecuting Attorney and the Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, reviews and authorizes requests for felony warrants. Prepares and tries felony at jury and bench trials. Less frequently, prepares and tries criminal misdemeanor matters in District Court. 

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews criminal warrant requests from state and local law enforcement agencies and determines whether adequate grounds exist to authorize a warrant.
  • Researches and prepares criminal cases for trial, motion, sentencing and other proceedings.
  • Appears in court for hearings, arraignments, motions, trials, sentencing and other proceedings to represent the People of the State of Michigan.
  • Drafts motions, briefs and other legal documents.
  • Conducts pre-trial meetings with unrepresented defendants.

Employment Qualifications:

  • Law degree from an accredited law school
  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan
  • Prior circuit court experience is required

Financial Information:

$68,292 to $88,780 plus benefits package

Application Process:

Please submit letter of interest, resume and references via email to:

Rachel Minor  – Administrative Assistant

minorr@stjosephcountymi.org

Position open until filled

St. Joseph County is an equal opportunity / ADA employer