Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys (3 positions)- Kent County

Apply at accesskent.com 

Salary : $66,121.00 Annually

Location: 82 Ionia Avenue NW Grand Rapids

Job Type: Full-time

Department: Prosecuting Attorney

Job Number: 2207-296-1722

Closing: 7/1/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Responsibilities

Do you feel drawn to represent the people of Kent County?

If you answered yes, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney may be the position for you. We’ve got positions opening in our Criminal and Juvenile divisions.

There are currently two openings in the criminal division and one in the juvenile division.

Juvenile Division job responsibilities:
Individual will perform duties associated with warrant writing, negotiating settlements, appearing in Juvenile and Probate Court and in matters of juvenile delinquency, child abuse/neglect, and mental incompetency as a representative of the Office of the Prosecutor, performing legal research, assisting other court agencies, and discussing legal problems with citizens, officials, and law enforcement agencies.

Criminal Division job responsibilities:
The successful candidate will perform duties associated with warrant writing, negotiating settlements, trying District and Circuit Court misdemeanor and felony cases and appearing in various courts of the County as a representative of the Office of the Prosecutor.  Will perform legal research, and discuss legal problems with citizens, officials, and law enforcement agencies.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited law school and membership in the State Bar of Michigan.  Working knowledge of accepted courtroom practices and procedures, knowledge of legal research and reference sources, and basic computer literacy are required.  Will consider an applicant who has taken the bar examination and is waiting for results.

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