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Employment Opportunities

Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit

Senior Assistant District Attorney - Major Case Unit

The DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office (DKDA) is currently accepting resumes for a Senior Assistant District Attorney to work in its Major Case Unit. The Major Case Unit is responsible for investigating and trying homicides and complex gang and armed robbery cases in the Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit. Principal duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Working closely with homicide detectives to investigate and strengthen homicide cases in DeKalb County

• Locating and interviewing pertinent civilian witnesses and maintaining
relationships with those witnesses throughout the duration of the case

• Traveling to crime scenes, evaluating physical evidence, and working closely with Crime Scene Investigators and Forensic Analysts

• Drafting memoranda concerning charging decisions, drafting indictments, and presenting cases to the Grand Jury

• Trying homicide, complex gang, and complex armed robbery cases

• Advising and assisting local and federal law enforcement partners on various legal issues and initiatives

Salary Range: Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.
Employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of a criminal background check.

Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and references by September 13, 2019, to the attention of Lance Cross, Director of the Major Case Unit, at: clcross@dekalbcountyga.gov.

Preferred Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications/Requirements: The ideal candidate must be a licensed member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia; must possess substantial prosecutorial experience in Georgia, and extensive jury trial experience; must be able to multitask and work under occasionally stressful time constraints; must have the ability to work independently; and must be able to work closely with local and federal law enforcement agencies.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written; must be detail-oriented; strong organizational and interpersonal skills are a must; must be able to work well in a team environment; must demonstrate a strong sense of personal responsibility and leadership skills, as well as a commitment to serving the community and working with the public.

Salary Range: Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Email: clcross@dekalbcountyga.gov

 

 

Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: County Paid
Application Opening Date: 09/06/2019
Application Closing Date: 09/13/2019