at Arkansas Government Job in Conway, Arkansas, United States
DEPUTY PROSECUTING ATTORNEY
Date: Sep 23, 2021
Req ID: 1487
Russellville, AR, US, 72811
Category: OFC OF PROSECUTOR COORDINATOR
Anticipated Starting Salary: $67,000.00
The Deputy Prosecuting Attorney works under the direction of the Elected Prosecuting Attorney and is responsible for maintaining a criminal case load and handling all matters associated with criminal prosecution, including court preparation, charging decisions, legal research as well as the drafting of legal documents.
+ Receives criminal complaints from citizens within the judicial district for consideration of prosecution.
+ Prepares complaint affidavits for filing in misdemeanor prosecutions.
+ Maintains misdemeanor case load, including trial and witness preparation, filing appropriate motions and responses and trying misdemeanor cases and appeals.
+ Maintains a felony case load, including trial and witness preparation, filing appropriate motions and responses and trying felony Circuit Court cases for the Judicial District.
+ Reviews case files submitted by law enforcement and other investigatory agencies to recommend appropriate criminal charges.
+ Drafts briefs, motions, and other supporting legal documents on criminal cases within the Judicial District.
+ Represents the State of Arkansas in legal proceedings within the Judicial District.
+ Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
+ Knowledge of state and federal laws and statutes.
+ Knowledge of Criminal Procedure.
+ Knowledge of legal research and writing protocols.
+ Knowledge of the state’s legislative processes.
+ Ability to research, analyze, interpret, and apply case law, state and federal statutes, legal precedents, and relevant legislative intent to agency legal matters.
+ Ability to provide legal guidance and technical assistance.
+ Ability to conduct litigation.
+ Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information and reports.
A juris doctorate from an accredited law school.
Licensed to practice law in Arkansas and admitted to the Arkansas State Bar.
Nearest Major Market: Little Rock
Nearest Secondary Market: RussellvilleTo view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account