Assistant Prosecuting Attorney- Kalkaska County

Kalkaska County is seeking an Assistant Prosecutor. Primary duties would be handling misdemeanor cases under the direction and supervision of the elected Prosecutor. 

Job Description: Works under the direction of the elected prosecutor to perform essential prosecutorial functions. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

- Reviewing police reports and making charging decisions

- Appearing in Circuit, District, and Probate Court as needed

- Engaging in plea negotiations

- Preparing for and conducting jury trials

- Researching, writing, and arguing various motions

- Answering questions from law enforcement about legal issues

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited law school.

Licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan (recent graduates currently seeking bar membership may apply for a position under MRE 8.120, and transition to the assistant prosecutor position upon being sworn in).

Prior experience in criminal law is preferred, but not required.

This is a full time, in person position.

Compensation: $59,000 annual salary plus benefits (including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and paid vacation)

To Apply: Send résumé and cover letter to:

Ryan Ziegler

605 N Birch St

Kalkaska, MI 49646



For questions, please call the Kalkaska Prosecutor’s Office at 231-258-3325, or e-mail to