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Deputy District Attorney I/ii

County of Riverside
Riverside County District Attorney, 3960 Orange St, Riverside, CA 92501, United States



The Office of the District Attorney seeks Deputy District Attorneys at the entry and second levels throughout Riverside County. Incumbents are employed in the Office of the District Attorney and are considered deputies to the District Attorney. Under direction, incumbents will perform routine professional legal work in criminal or family support civil cases; to increase the breadth and level of legal experience; and to do other related duties as required.
Meet the Team!The , as the public prosecutor acting on behalf of the People, vigorously enforces the law, pursues the truth, protects those victimized by crime, exonerates the innocent, and safeguards the rights of all to ensure that justice is done on behalf of our community.  The office’s staff of over 700 is comprised of prosecuting attorneys, sworn investigators, victim-witness advocates, paralegals, investigative technicians, forensic analysts, and a wide range of information technology and supporting staff all committed to excellence and integrity in public service.  We are, and we seek to maintain, a diverse workforce to match a diverse county.

• Investigates, researches, and prepares cases for prosecution; presents and prosecutes cases in all courts of the county.

• Does legal research in specialized areas of criminal law; dictates correspondence and prepares reports; prepares briefs or opinions concerning the law as applied to matters within the jurisdiction of the District Attorney.
• Assists other deputies in the investigation, research, and preparation of the more complex cases.
• Interviews and advises law enforcement officers and the public in regard to the issuance of criminal complaints.
• Negotiates with defense attorneys regarding the disposition or modification of charges in specific cases.
• May give talks and lectures to law enforcement agencies regarding the legal and procedural interpretation of criminal laws.
• May present and prosecute cases before Appellate Courts.
• May coordinate the work of support personnel.
Deputy District Attorney I:$43.27 - $52.59 Hourly$7,499.99 - $9,115.67 Monthly$89,999.94 - $109,388.03 Annually 


Candidates that took the California Bar Examination in July 2023 and are pending results or plan to take the California Bar Examination in February 2024 are eligible to apply for this position at this time. Ultimate eligibility for employment as a Deputy District Attorney is dependent upon receiving a passing score on the bar examination, receiving a positive moral character determination, passing the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination, and fulfilling all other requirements under the laws of the State of California and the Rules of the State Bar to practice law within California.

Deputy District Attorney II:$48.79 - $63.76 Hourly$8,457.64 - $11,051.65 Monthly$101,491.73 - $132,619.76 Annually

License/Certificate: Active membership in the State Bar of California.
Experience: One year of experience at the Deputy I level with the District Attorney's office of Riverside County. (Certification of qualifications by the District Attorney may be substituted for up to six months of the required experience.)
Experience: One year of experience in the practice of law.
Salary is negotiable.

Other Requirements

Possession of a valid California Driver's License is required.

Upload a cover letter and resume to your profile in Government Jobs at the time you apply.

Experience details must be reflected on resume including month/year for each position.