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Champaign County
The Champaign County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office seeks a full-time assistant prosecuting attorney. The successful candidate must be licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio and will primarily be responsible for handling juvenile and adult felony dockets.  The ability to work independently and familiarity with Ohio law is necessary. A trial attorney with one or more years experience is preferred but not required. This is NOT the job for the faint of heart. This is a position where the successful candidate will be challenged intellectually and emotionally. The successful candidate will have an immediate case load and will be working closely with law enforcement, victims of crime, defense attorneys and court personnel in a collegial environment. Long hours and excellence in work product should be expected. A motivated individual with a desire to spend their days in the courtroom and their evenings preparing for trial should apply.  Excellent research and writing skills is a MUST. Additionally, oral advocacy skills and the ability to communicate effectively are a MUST. Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits are provided including health insurance, retirement and paid vacation. Send or e-mail cover letter, resume, writing sample and references to:
Assistant Prosecutor Benjamin Hoskinson, Assistant Prosecutor
200 North Main Street
Urbana, Ohio 43078

Posted 11/16/2017


Licking County
The Licking County Prosecutor's Office is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Prosecutor in the Felony Division. Primary duties with the position include arrests, trial work, search warrants, and appeals.
Prior experience in criminal prosecution is preferred, but not required. Send cover letter and resume to:
Licking County Prosecutor's Office
20 S. Second Street, 4th Floor
Newark, OH  43055
Attn:  Debbie Bickle

Posted 1/22/2018


Putnam County
The Putnam County Prosecutor's Office is seeking a full-time Assistant Prosecutor to handle felony prosecutions including appeals.  Prior trial experience is required.  The successful candidate will have an immediate caseload and will also provide support in the misdemeanor and juvenile courts from time to time. Candidates should be a licensed attorney in good standing with the Ohio Supreme Court and be a motivated  individual with a desire to spend their days in the courtroom. Excellent research and  writing skills along with strong trial advocacy skills will be required.  No private practice will be permitted. Compensation for the position will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and skill set and include full county benefits as well as OPERS.  Interested applicants should send their resume, cover letter, references and writing sample to:
Gary L. Lammers
Putnam County Prosecuting Attorney
336 E. Main Street
Ottawa, OH 45875
or electronically to gary.lammers@putnamcountyohio.gov

Posted 11/20/2017


Shelby County
The Shelby County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. The successful candidate will manage the office’s Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency docket, however, he or she may also be assigned tasks from other dockets or divisions. Applicants must possess a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and an active Ohio law license in good standing.  The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience, plus benefits (including medical and OPERS).  The successful candidate will also be permitted to engage in the private practice of law. Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis as this position is currently open. Anyone interested in applying for this position should send via e-mail a resume and brief writing sample to:
Timothy S. Sell
Shelby County Prosecutor

Posted 5/15/2017


Summit County
Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh will be scheduling interviews for a Felony Division Courtroom prosecutor position and an Appellate prosecutor position.  Jury trial and Oral Argument experience is preferred.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.  Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to:
Chief Counsel Brad Gessner
Summit County Prosecutor’s Office
53 University Avenue
Akron, Ohio 44308
or email to: gessner@prosecutor.summitoh.net

Posted 11/22/2017


Wayne County
The Office of the Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking a full-time assistant prosecuting attorney primarily for its Civil Division. Duties may include, but will not be limited to: civil research and litigation (including tax foreclosures); drafting legal memorandums and other legal documents; providing legal opinions on a wide variety of issues that arise from this office’s role as legal advisor to its civil clients, which include all the elected county officials (i.e., the Commissioners, the Sheriff, the Engineer, the Auditor, the Clerk of Courts, the Coroner, and the Treasurer) as well as Wayne County’s sixteen townships, the Wayne County Board of Health, and the Wayne County Board of Elections. From time to time, the successful applicant may be called upon to perform other duties such as assisting in prosecuting juvenile delinquency and unruly cases and/or prosecuting abuse, dependency and neglect cases in Juvenile Court.

Requirements for the position include: licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio; excellent research and writing abilities; good communication and interpersonal skills; strong sense of professional behavior; impeccable integrity; and ability to work quickly and efficiently under tight time constraints. Trial/litigation experience is desired, but not mandatory.

Please send by mail or email a Wayne County Employment Application (download at http://www.wayneohio.org/employment-opportunities), a resume and a cover letter stating your ability to address the responsibilities of this position to:
Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney
115 West Liberty Street, Wooster, OH 44691
or to dlutz@countyprosecutor.com, no later than Friday, March 23, 2018

Posted 3/12/2018



The links below are to resumes received by the OPAA. Linking to the resumes does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the Association.

Kelsey Riffle - Recommended by Guernsey County Prosecutor Joel Blue
Posted 1/9/2018

Matthew J. Albright - Paralegal. Recommended by Stark Count Prosecutor John Ferrero
Posted 5/5/2017




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