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Employment Opportunities

Rockdale Judicial Circuit

Assistant District Attorney

The District Attorney’s Office in the Rockdale Judicial Circuit has an opening for a two (2) year grant-paid Assistant District Attorney position. The Assistant District Attorney will primarily handle domestic violence related cases including the following duties and other duties as may be assigned:

•Reviews reports submitted by law enforcement to determine whether further investigation is needed related to domestic violence cases.
•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; attends pre-trial conferences with judge and defense attorneys.
•Coordinate domestic violence training for law enforcement, prosecutors, advocates and community partners

Preferred Qualifications: Minimum qualifications: One year experience handling domestic violence/family violence related cases. 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. All candidates are subject to a background check. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history background check, a motor vehicle driver’s history check and pre-employment drug screening; employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of each investigation.

The Rockdale 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: Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

Contact Number: 770-278-7944

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Email: shalonda.stroman@rockdalecountyga.gov
FAX: (770) 278-8931
Mailing Address: 922 Court Street, Suite 201
Conyers, GA 30012

Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: Grant-funded
Application Opening Date: 01/09/2020
Application Closing Date: 01/31/2020