Assistant Prosecuting Attorney- Emmet County

Job Duties:

  • Under the supervision of the Prosecuting Attorney review police reports to authorize or deny warrant requests for criminal prosecution.
  • Represent the State of Michigan in all stages of prosecution for misdemeanor, felony, and probate cases by appearing in District, Circuit, and/or Probate courts from authorization through trial.
  • Interview victims and witnesses.
  • Draft all types of legal pleadings; for example: motions, briefs, stipulations, witness lists, and jury instructions.
  • Prepare and review search warrants.
  • Consult with law enforcement agencies.
  • Any other duties assigned by the prosecuting attorney.
  • Applicant must be proficient in legal research and writing.
  • Case assignments will include, but not limited to, the prosecution of domestic violence, assaultive crimes, and vulnerable adult cases.

Requirements: Possession of a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school, membership in good standing in the State Bar of Michigan, possession of a valid Michigan Driver's License, and able to pass a personal background investigation including a criminal history check.

Starting Salary for 2019: $51,835.00 - $59,609.00.  This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance.

Process: Please submit a cover letter, resume and legal references by attaching them to the employment application on the Emmet County website or by mailing to the below listed address. https://www.emmetcounty.org/connect-with-emmet/work-with-us/employment-opportunities/?pagename=connect-with-emmet%2Fwork-with-us%2Femployment-opportunities&job=14731

Mail to:  Human Resources Department, 200 Division Street, Suite 178, Petoskey, MI 49770

 

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