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Employment Opportunities

Atlantic Judicial Circuit

Assistant District Attorney

The Atlantic Judicial Circuit has an immediate opening for an Assistant District Attorney.

• Reviews reports submitted by law enforcement to determine whether further investigation is needed; approves or returns cases for more work; researches alternative crimes; reads and researches case law.
• Drafts accusations and indictments; evaluates and researches potential defenses; negotiates pleas to dispose of cases; dismisses cases not prosecutable.
• Develops trial strategy for each case, presents cases to grand jury; questions witnesses; answers juror’s questions; determines appropriate sentence recommendations; calls arraignment calendars; attends pre-trial conferences with judge and defense attorneys.
• Subpoena appropriate witnesses for motions; research and argue all pretrial and post-trial motions; files motions in appropriate time frame prior to trial. Comply with discovery requirements by copying and mailing documents.

The successful candidate will be a trial attorney with an active caseload of violent felonies, maintain their cases from investigation through appeal, work as a member of a team assisting other ADAs, and perform other duties as required.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates for this position should be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and be willing to live in the Atlantic Judicial area. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history background check, and a drug screen; employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of each investigation. Three years of prosecutorial experience or other equivalent experience is required.

Minimum qualifications: All applicants must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia or be in good standing of another state’s bar association that is eligible for reciprocity admittance to the State Bar of Georgia; and be admitted to practice before the Georgia Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. The Atlantic Judicial Circuit is an equal employment opportunity employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Salary Range:

Contact Number: 912-876-3610

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Email: tiffany.smith@libertycountyga.com
FAX: 1-912-876-4305
Mailing Address: 945 EG Miles Parkway
Hinesville, Georgia 31313

Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: County Paid
Application Opening Date: 01/09/2020
Application Closing Date: 02/29/2020