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 and assaultive crimes with the possibility of juvenile delinquency and abuse/neglect 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.

Salary range for 2020: $51,835.00 - $61,397.00.  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.

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