Assistant Prosecuting Attorney- Genesee County

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND TO APPLY:

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

 

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney I

  • Graduation from law school and member of the Michigan State Bar.

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney II

  • Member of the Michigan State Bar and at least one (1) year of experience in the practice of law.

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney III

  • Member of the Michigan State Bar and at least two (2) years of experience in the practice of law.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

Appeals division experience preferred and strong research and writing abilities required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Expanding knowledge of modern principles and practices of law including the Michigan Court Rules and Rules of Evidence;
  • Ability to analyze legal problems and present findings in an orderly manner;
  • Ability to become proficient in criminal law and trial practice;
  • Ability to communicate very effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships;
  • Ability to attend work regularly and work under stressful conditions.
DESCRIPTION

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs a wide variety of legal tasks in circuit, probate and district court which includes legal research, representation of the County in civil and criminal law proceedings and court cases; provides legal opinions; works under supervision; performs related work as required.

STATEMENT OF TASKS:

  • Prepares and conducts trials in circuit, probate and district court;
  • Assists when required with proceedings at appellate and/or supreme or federal courts, as well as before administrative agencies;
  • Interviews complainants and police and issues orders for warrants in criminal cases;
  • Furnishes information on inquiries and complaints submitted to the office of the Prosecuting Attorney;
  • Prepares and follows up on extradition cases;
  • Takes statements from suspects and participates in various hearings when summoned by State, County or City officials;
  • Handles hearings in Probate Court for economically disadvantaged people, represents the State in mental commitment and juvenile delinquency cases.

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