Assistant Prosecuting Attorney- Emmet County

Salary range for 2022: $64,265.00 - $72,090.00 depending on experience level.  This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance.

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.

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