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Employment Opportunities

Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit

Assistant District Attorney - Pre-Charging Unit

The DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office is currently accepting resumes for an entry level Assistant District Attorney to work in its Pre-Charging Unit. Principal duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: handling felony cases at First Appearance and Preliminary Hearing Calendars; reviewing case files and ensuring that all relevant evidence has been secured, properly documented, and organized for efficient disposition of the investigation or prosecution; drafting memoranda concerning charging decisions; presenting cases to grand juries; advising law enforcement personnel on various legal issues; negotiating with opposing counsel; reporting to a Pre-Charging Unit Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney; and other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate must be a licensed member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia; should possess one to two years of prosecutorial experience in Georgia, have some jury trial experience; must be able to multitask and work under occasionally stressful time constraints.

The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills; 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.

Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and references by, September 23, 2021, to: Kelly McMichael, Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney,

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


Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: County Paid
Application Opening Date: 09/08/2021
Application Closing Date: 09/23/2021