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Employment Opportunities

Fulton County Solicitor General’s Office

Assistant Solicitor 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.

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.

Salary Range: $62,544 – $91,976

TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter and resume to

Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: County Paid
Application Opening Date: 02/10/2020
Application Closing Date: 12/31/2020