Assistant Prosecuting Attorney- Trial Specialist- Genesee County

OPEN DATE 1/13/2022  
CLOSED DATE 1/27/2022  
NUMBER OF OPENINGS 2  
LOCATION Prosecutors  
POSITION REQUIREMENTS

                                                    After             After
                               Start          1st Year        2nd Year
Approx. Annual:    96,231        100,788        103,811
Hourly:                 46.2648       48.4556        49.9091

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Member of the Michigan State Bar -AND- at least eight (8) years of experience in the practice of law which includes experience over a five (5) year period trying capital cases or complex multi-defendant cases in district, circuit (Criminal or Family) court of this state or another or in a federal court.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Experience and expertise in criminal trial practice;
Expanding knowledge of modern principals and practices of law including Michigan Court Rules and Rules of Evidence;
Ability to analyze legal problems and present findings in an orderly manner;
Ability to present a visual trial including working with multi-media presentation applications and equipment;
Ability to communicate very effectively both orally and in writing;
Ability to work well with victims and victim’s family and be trauma informed;
Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships;
Ability to attend work regularly and work under stressful conditions.

 
DESCRIPTION

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs complex case work primarily focusing on criminal trials and also a wide variety of legal tasks in the criminal and/or family trial divisions of circuit and district court which includes legal research, representation of the County in civil and criminal law proceedings and court cases; provides legal opinions; assists with the training and oversight of less experienced attorney and interns; and works under supervision;

STATEMENT OF TASKS:
Prepares and conducts complex trials in circuit and district court with a focus on capital level felonies;
Appears when required in proceedings at appellate and/or supreme or federal courts, as well as before administrative agencies;
Interviews complainants and coordinates cases with police;
Authorizes complex search warrants and arrest warrants in criminal cases with focus on capital and multiple defendant cases;
Appears before grand juries;
Assists junior staff with trial strategy;
Performs related work as required;

 
 

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