Thurston CountyOlympia 98502
Full Time
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Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Thurston County
Full Time 2000 Lakeridge Dr SW #2, Olympia, WA 98502, United States
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Overview

**This employment opportunity will remain open until filled. The Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney's Office reserves the right to close this recruitment at any time.**The Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is seeking resumes from highly motivated and qualified individuals interested in an appointment for the position of a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney within our Criminal Division. Duties include prosecution of District Court, Juvenile Court, and/or Superior Court cases, depending on level of qualifications.
 
NOTE: Depending upon qualifications, the successful applicant will be placed at a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney II or III level.
Qualifications

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney II:

  • Graduation from a recognized school of law, and admission to the Bar of the State of Washington. 
  • Must have a minimum of two years of practice as an attorney with criminal trial experience or its equivalent.
  • Knowledge of traffic and criminal laws of the State of Washington; rules and procedures of juvenile, justice and superior courts; basic techniques of preparation and prosecution of juvenile, traffic and felony criminal cases.
  • Ability to perform legal research; analyze and apply legal principles, facts, evidence, and precedents to legal problems; present law, facts, evidence, and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form; work harmoniously with law enforcement and court personnel and maintain good public relations.
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney III:  
  • Graduation from a recognized school of law. Must be a member of the Washington State Bar Association.
  • Four years of practice as an attorney with at least three years trial experience in the trial of criminal cases.
  • Ability to perform legal research; analyze and apply legal principles, facts, evidence, and precedents to legal problems; present law, facts, evidence, and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form; work harmoniously with law enforcement and court personnel and maintain good public relations.
  • Ability to handle a full felony caseload with minimum supervision and without the need for extensive on-the-job training; and/or have the ability to handle all types of juvenile cases with minimal supervision.

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