Chesterfield CountyChesterfield 23832
Full Time
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Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney

Chesterfield County
Full Time 9500 Courthouse Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832, United States Apply before 10/22/2023 11:59


Minimum Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited law school.  Must be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Thorough knowledge of State and Federal laws and court decisions as they relate to the Criminal Justice Process; discretion in decision-making process and ability to effectively communicate with staff and other agencies and departments. Spanish/English bilingual a plus. Five or more years of criminal trial experience preferred. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check, and education/degree verification required. This position is subject to working in high security areas governed by the US Department of Justice’s “Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy” and therefore requires successfully passing a more stringent criminal background check. 


Responsibilities include the prosecution of criminal cases, including misdemeanor and felony charges, in the General District Court, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court, and Circuit Court, for the County of Chesterfield, and the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Applicants may be hired as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney I or an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney II based on their years of experience and qualifications. Perform other work as required.

This position is a part of an approved Career Development Plan (CDP) and offers career progression opportunities and salary incentives, as funding permits, based on performance, qualifications, and experience. 

PLEASE NOTE: Position open until filled (first review began August 7, 2023).


Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Work Location

Commonwealth's Attorney