Chief Appellate Attorney/APA II- Saginaw County


The Saginaw County Prosecutor’s Office has an opening for a Chief Appellate Attorney. Under the daily supervision of the Prosecutor and Chief Assistant Prosecutor, the assistant prosecutor will be responsible for appeals, criminal and civil forfeitures, and other civil matters that may arise in the office as designated by the Prosecutor and Chief Assistant Prosecutor.

Typical job duties:

Review appeals and other post-conviction motions. Draft and file appellate briefs, and answers to post-conviction motions.

Advise law enforcement officials within the county on legal matters related to investigations and procedures. Prepare search warrants and assist police in field investigations when necessary or requested.

In limited situations, interview victims of crimes, complainants, and law enforcement officials requesting warrants; decide whether an accused is charged with a crime and/or whether charges are reduced or dropped.

Perform other related duties as assigned.


Graduate of an accredited law school and licensed or in the process of being licensed to practice the law in Michigan. Experience handling appeals is preferred. Prosecution experience is also preferred.

Financial Info:  APA II Salary Range $78,699.00 - $94,226.00

Submit resume with cover letter and writing sample to John A, McColgan, Jr. at 111 S. Michigan Ave., Saginaw, MI 48602 or e-mail Christi Lopez, Office Manager at

Open until filled.

Saginaw County is an equal opportunity/ADA employer