Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney – Mason County

Salary: Starting at $76,731.99; includes benefit package (potential for increased starting salary based on years of service); in addition to other benefits Mason County participates in Michigan Municipal Employees Retirement System (MERS) vests at 10 years of service.

Location: Mason County Courthouse, 304 E. Ludington Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431

Job Description: Supervise one assistant prosecuting attorney and assist in legal training updates. Review requests for warrants and determine the appropriate charge(s), presents criminal cases in the District and Circuit Courts, as well as handling Family Court and Probate Court matters.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: handling misdemeanor and felony criminal cases including conducting evidentiary hearings, preliminary examinations and trials; participating in mental health hearings; meeting with crime victims and witnesses; preparation of legal pleadings; responding to motions and/or appeals.  This list is not be inclusive of the total scope of the job functions to be performed.  Duties may be added, deleted, or modified at any time by the Prosecuting Attorney. 

Qualifications: Law degree from an accredited law school, management experience as well as criminal law and litigation experience preferred; licensed and in good standing to practice law in the State of Michigan.

Working Conditions: Full time and in-person.

Mason County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.

Please submit resume, cover letter, and at least three references with contact information to Beth M. Hand, Mason County Prosecuting Attorney at prosecutor@masoncounty.net or mail to 304 E. Ludington Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431.