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Employment Opportunities

Fulton County Solicitor-General’s Office

Assistant Solicitor-General I

The Fulton County Solicitor-General’s Office is currently accepting resumes for the position of Assistant Solicitor-General I. The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Assists in the conduct of bench and jury trials, preliminary and pretrial hearings, and related courtroom proceedings: prepares and argues motions; may assist with jury selection, opening and closing statements, evidence presentation, and witness questioning; makes bond and sentencing recommendations.

Conducts case research and documentation: researches relevant case law and interprets in relation to the facts of the case; prepares briefs and motions and responses to same; writes case summaries; drafts complaints, accusations, discovery, and supporting documents.

Prepares cases for accusal and arraignment: reviews case file and analyze the facts and evidence of the case; reviews criminal histories of defendants; determines appropriateness of diversion, dismissal or charges; reviews accuracy of jurisdiction, venue, and scope of arrest powers; ensures sufficient probable cause; drafts formal charges; and requests bind overs.

Manages caseload: attends scheduled court appearances, including plea and arraignment, status, case management, final plea, motions, and trial calendar and schedules trial and hearing dates with judges and case managers.

TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter and resume to Tamikia.Moses@fultoncountyga.gov

Preferred Qualifications: Juris Doctorate Degree required; supplemented by one year(s) of experience in criminal justice, legal, or generally related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Must be registered as a member of the Georgia State Bar Association. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.

 

 

Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: County Paid
Application Opening Date: 10/21/2019
Application Closing Date: 12/31/2019