at Arkansas Government Job in Conway, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Date: Sep 23, 2021

Req ID: 1487


Russellville, AR, US, 72811


Anticipated Starting Salary: $67,000.00

Position Information


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.

Minimum Qualifications

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: Russellville

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Job Posting: JC183968466

Posted On: May 19, 2021

Updated On: Oct 20, 2021