Sexual Assault Trial Specialist- Genesee County

TITLE

ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SEXUAL ASSAULT TRIAL SPECIALIST 

UNION AFSCME 496.01  
FULL-TIME/PART-TIME Full-Time  
OPEN DATE 11/25/2019  
CLOSED DATE 12/9/2019  
NUMBER OF OPENINGS 1  
LOCATION Prosecutors  
POSITION REQUIREMENTS

 

Approx Annual: 94,344, hourly: 45.36

After 1st year: 98,811, hourly: 47.51

After 2nd year: 101,776, hourly: 48.93

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Eight (8) years of experience as an attorney;

Experience over a five year period handling a combination of sexual assault and domestic violence cases. Individual cases do not have to be BOTH sexual assault and domestic violence. This includes but is not limited to: warrant review, petition review (delinquency or neglect-abuse), preliminary examinations, misdemeanor or felony trials (bench or jury), preliminary hearings, delinquency or neglect and abuse (NA) trials (bench or jury), motions hearings, sentencing or appeals;

Experience handling (as explained above), as an attorney and/or a prosecutor, 25 sexual assault/sexual abuse/Domestic Violence cases in a courtroom setting (e.g. prelims (felony or delinquency or NA), trials (jury or bench), motion hearings, sentencings. Time as a family court referee or judge may be applied to the computation of the 25 cases;

Must have at least five (5) jury trials.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Experience and expertise in the prosecution of sexual assault cases;

Ability to work with sexual assault victims, including children;

Ability to work well with others, including police, colleagues and victim advocates;

Knowledge of Michigan case and statutory law, including Court Rules and Evidence Rules;

Proficiency in criminal law and trial practice;

Ability to research and analyze legal problems, communicate well orally and in writing, and work well with others;

Ability to work regularly and under stressful conditions.

DESCRIPTION

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Coordinates investigations into sexual assault complaints generated by grant-funded DNA testing of previously untested Sexual Assault Evidence Kits; determines whether or not to authorize criminal charges on these complaints; vertically prosecutes cases for which charges are authorized; performs legal research; works under the supervision of the Prosecutor; performs related work as required.

STATEMENT OF TASKS:

Works with investigators and other grant team members in investigation and prosecution of sexual assault cases generated from DNA testing of Sexual Assault Evidence Kits; Makes decisions on authorization of criminal charges; Vertically prosecutes charged sexual assault cases from District Court through trial and sentencing in Circuit Court; Interviews witnesses and sexual assault victims, child and adult; Performs related tasks as required.

 

THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.

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