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Employment Opportunities

Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit

Senior Assistant District Attorney

The DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office is currently accepting resumes for a Senior Assistant District Attorney to work in its Anti-Corruption Unit. Principal duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: investigating and prosecuting complex felony cases involving RICO, White Collar, Corruption, Fiduciary Crimes, Violation of Oath of Office and Excessive Use of Force; reviewing case files and ensuring that all relevant evidence has been secured, properly documented, and organized for efficient disposition of the investigation or prosecution; interviewing lay, expert and law enforcement witnesses; analyzing case files and drafting memoranda concerning charging decisions; presenting cases to grand juries; trying cases; examining and preparing witnesses for trial; planning trial strategy and researching all points of law; drafting memoranda regarding complex legal issues; researching, writing, and arguing motions and court orders; training law enforcement personnel on issues, including obtaining necessary evidence to prosecute crimes; advising law enforcement personnel on various legal issues; negotiating with opposing counsel; reporting to a Special Unit Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney; and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements
The ideal candidate must be a licensed member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia; must possess a minimum of five years of prosecutorial experience in Georgia and extensive jury trial experience, to include a minimum of 10 felony jury trials as First Chair to verdict; must be able to multitask and work under occasionally stressful time constraints.

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, while at the same time have the ability to work independently; 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.

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

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and references by March 6, 2020, to:
Steve Ruth, Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney, hsruth@dekalbcountyga.gov.

Contact Number: (404) 687-2765

Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: County Paid
Application Opening Date: 02/14/2020
Application Closing Date: 03/06/2020