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Employment Opportunities

Eastern Judicial Circuit

Assistant District Attorney

The District Attorney’s Office of the Eastern Judicial Circuit has an opening for a Assistant District Attorney to work in the Division of Child Support Services.

Job Summary: Under the direction of the District Attorney, you will perform professional legal work relating to the establishment and enforcement of child support orders; including research and writing, drafting pleadings and orders, presenting cases in court, providing advice to non-lawyers in the Child Support Office, negotiating child support cases with private attorneys, and filing motions and appearing in Bankruptcy Court on child support matters. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school. License to practice law in the State of Georgia. Must be a member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia and be admitted to practice before the Georgia Supreme Court and Georgia Court of Appeals.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Possess thorough knowledge of laws and court procedures of State and Federal legislation and case law regarding child support. Possess thorough knowledge of Georgia rules of Evidence, State and Federal case precedents, ethical considerations and disciplinary rules. Possess thorough knowledge of the principles, materials, methods, and practices of legal research. Possess ability to analyze and present in an orderly fashion complex legal issues, facts, evidence and precedence. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and in a team setting when needed.

The Eastern 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: $57,120 – $85,982

Contact Number: 9126527308

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Email: nwright@chathamcounty.org

Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: County Paid
Application Opening Date: 06/13/2022
Application Closing Date: 07/31/2022