Assistant Prosecuting Attorney I – Kent County

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney I – Kent County

Apply on-line at:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kentcountymi

Salary:  $72,800 Annually

Location:  Grand Rapids, MI

Job Type:  Full Time (3 positions available)

Department:  Kent County Prosecutor’s Office

Closing:  12/16/2022

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.

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. Those that have taken the State Bar Exam but are still awaiting results may be considered.  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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