Sexual Assault Trial Specialist- Genesee County
ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SEXUAL ASSAULT TRIAL SPECIALIST
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Approx Annual: 94,344, hourly: 45.36
After 1st year: 98,811, hourly: 47.51
After 2nd year: 101,776, hourly: 48.93
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.
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.