Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney – Menominee County

Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney – Menominee County

General job duties may include:  The CAPA shall be under the duty to appear for the state or county and prosecute or defend in all the courts of the county all prosecutions, suits, applications and motions, whether civil or criminal, in which the state or county may be a party or interested. The CAPA shall undertake and execute all duties imposed by law responsibly and competently.

Competence for the successful performance of job duties would include, but are not limited to, the following skills:

  • This candidate must exemplify the highest professional standard, work ethic and must be of exceptional moral character to provide for the leadership needed in this position.
  • Excellent oral argument and trial skills, along with well-developed negotiating skills.
  • Excellent written communication skills and knowledge of the principles and practices of legal brief preparation.
  • Thorough knowledge of criminal and civil law and procedure, constitutional law and the Michigan Rules of Evidence, the Michigan Court Rules, and the Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct.
  • Excellent interpersonal and human relations skills.
  • Strong administrative skills to meet staffing needs and provide leadership within the office setting.
  • Ability to interact positively and professionally with county, state and local officials, executives and administrators as well as with colleagues, law enforcement and the general public.
  • Candidates for the position must understand that the Office has only three attorneys including the Prosecutor.  This is not an administrative position.  The candidate must be willing and prepared to handle any case at any given time in the Circuit Court, District Court, and/or Probate Court.

Required Education and Experience: Juris Doctor degree with a Certificate of Admittance to the State Bar of Michigan as evidence of continued good professional standing and authority to practice law throughout the state.

Starting salary for 2019 is $63,000 - $65,000, DOE.  This is a full-time position; a comprehensive benefit package, including health insurance, is part of the compensation. 

Application deadline: Until filled.

To Apply: Please submit letter of application, resume, and legal writing sample to Jeffrey T. Rogg, Prosecuting Attorney, 839 Tenth Avenue, Menominee, Michigan, 49858,or electronically to jrogg@menomineeco.com.

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