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Adams County
Seeking county and juvenile court Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Adams County Prosecuting Attorney Office located in West Union, Ohio. Responsible to handle a two day per week misdemeanor docket in County Court including preliminary hearings for bind-over to the Grand Jury and appeals. Additionally responsible to handle a Juvenile Court docket consisting of delinquent, unruly, abuse, neglect and dependency cases through conclusion. Bachelor’s degree and graduation from an ABA-approved law school required, with experience in criminal and juvenile law. Experience in prosecution preferred. Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio. Pay will be based on your skills and experience, range $55,000/yr. - $65,000/yr. Benefits include dental insurance, health insurance, paid time off, and vision insurance. Contact:
Adams County Prosecutor's Office
110 W Main St
West Union, OH 45693

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Seeking experienced criminal litigator who may be assigned to various positions in the office where they will handle the prosecution of serious and often complex felony cases. The caseload may include, among other offenses, aggravated assaults with significant injuries, armed robberies, and homicides. The Assistant Prosecutor is expected to successfully manage a high-volume caseload. Some of the frequently handled cases are high profile and require strong litigation and legal writing skills. May be required to be on call 24/7 on a rotational basis to respond to crime scenes. The position reports directly to a Prosecuting Attorney. Reassignment or transfer to different assignments performing comparable work is at the sole discretion of the County Attorney. Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited and American Bar Association (ABA) approved law school, eight+ years of experience as a felony prosecutor, admitted to practice law and be in good standing with the State Bar of Ohio at the time of hire, currently possess and have the ability to obtain a valid Ohio Driver’s License at time of hire. May require on-call/overtime availability to respond to after-hour inquiries and notification alerts. May be required to travel to perform certain work functions. Pay will be based on your skills and experience, range $75,000/yr+. Benefits include dental insurance, health insurance, paid time off, and vision insurance. Contact:
Adams County Prosecutor's Office
110 W Main St
West Union, OH 45693

Posted 9/1/2022

 

Allen County
The Allen County Prosecutor’s Office in Lima, Ohio, is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney within the office’s Adult Felony Division. This Assistant Prosecutor will be responsible for prosecuting felony offenses in the Court of Common Pleas. Applicants must be licensed to practice
law in the State of Ohio with no history of disciplinary action, have good communication and interpersonal skills, a strong sense of professional behavior, and impeccable integrity. Compensation commensurate with experience plus full county medical benefits as well as OPERS. Please send letter of interest and resume to:
lbaldauf@allencountyohio.com
or
Allen County Prosecutors Office
204 North Main
Lima, Ohio 45801

Posted 12/21/2022

 

Ashtabula County
Ashtabula County is seeking applicants for the following positions. Will remain valid until position is filled. Click the position for more information.

Civil assistant prosecutor - full time - posted 8/18/2022

Criminal assistant prosecutor - full time - posted 8/19/2022

 

Clinton County
The Clinton County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Civil Division to prosecute foreclosures, zoning violations, to collaborate with and represent County officials, and other duties as assigned.  The ideal candidate would be experienced in or have a desire to learn civil litigation, including real estate and land use matters, as well as provide legal advice to County and township officials regarding legal matters relevant to their specific departments.  Excellent interpersonal, legal research, and communication skills are required, including trial advocacy. Must be able to work in a team environment and on collaborative projects.  If interested, please forward resume with cover letter and references to: The Clinton County Prosecutor’s Office
Attn.: Kelly L. Shoemaker, Office Administrator at KShoemaker@clintonctyprosecutor.com

Clinton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 8/27/2022

 

Coshocton County
The Coshocton County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking a full time, Ohio-licensed attorney for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.  This position will be responsible for prosecuting offenses in juvenile court, but will also assist with felony prosecutions and the civil representation of county and township offices.  Pay will be competitive and commensurate with the applicant’s current experience level.  In addition to salary the position offers health, dental and vision coverage.  Please send a letter of interest, resume and writing sample to:
jasongiven@coshoctoncounty.net
or
Coshocton County Prosecutor’s Office
318 Chestnut Street
Coshocton, OH  43812

The Coshocton County Prosecutor’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 8/16/2022

 

Erie County
The Erie County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking a full time, Ohio-licensed attorney for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.  Qualifications include working knowledge of Ohio Criminal Law and Procedure; jury trial experience; familiarity with police procedure and investigative techniques; effective oral communication and advocacy skills; legal research and writing skills; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with courts, supervisors, associates, and opposing attorneys; Juris Doctor degree and member in good standing of the Ohio Bar. Erie County resident preferred.

For a complete job description with contact information click here by 1/31/2023

Posted 1/17/2023

 

Fairfield County
The Fairfield County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a licensed attorney for a full-time Assistant Prosecutor position within our Juvenile Division. Primary duties for the position include prosecuting juveniles for criminal offenses ranging from serious felonies to traffic/truancy citations, as well as working with Child Protective Services on abuse, neglect, and dependency cases. Salary commensurate with experience and includes full government benefits package. Salary range is $59,550.40 – $81,879.20 (annually). Consideration will be given to law school graduates who sat for the July 2022 bar exam and/or those eligible to practice under a licensed legal intern certificate. The Fairfield County Prosecutor’s Office is staffed by a team of dedicated public servants committed to our mission of pursuing justice, promoting public safety, and advocating for Fairfield County as a wonderful place to live and work. We promote a spirit of teamwork and collaboration, and we work hard to achieve the best possible results for our clients and the community. Qualifications to include: licensed Ohio attorney in good standing and/or law student eligible to practice under license legal intern certificate; excellent written and oral communication skills; and commitment to professionalism and public service.

Posted 12/15/2022

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The Fairfield County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking an experienced attorney for a full-time Senior Prosecutor position within our Civil Division. This is a rare opportunity for the right candidate to join our office in a leadership role and to counsel local decision-makers in shaping the future of rapidly growing Fairfield County. The ideal applicant will have significant prior experience in the field of civil litigation and/or local government, as well strong written and oral communication skills. This position requires the ability to work independently and in a professional manner. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. Salary range is $72,051.20 – $99,039.20 (annually). Position offers full government benefits including pension; medical, dental and vision insurance (with optional life and disability); paid sick, vacation, and personal leave; paid holidays; and opportunities for performance-based incentives. The Fairfield County Prosecutor’s Office is staffed by a team of dedicated public servants committed to our mission of pursuing justice, promoting public safety, and advocating for Fairfield County as a wonderful place to live and work. We promote a spirit of teamwork and collaboration, and we work hard to achieve the best possible results for our clients and the community. If you are a seasoned prosecutor seeking a change, or an experienced private sector litigator who has grown tired of chasing billable hours, we would welcome the opportunity to speak with you about bringing your talents to Fairfield County. Qualifications to include: licensed Ohio attorney in good standing; minimum 7 years experience in the practice of law (prior public service a plus); excellent written and oral communication skills; and commitment to professionalism and public service.

Posted 12/15/2022

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The Fairfield County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking motivated, qualified applicants for a full-time Victim Assistance Specialist position. Primary duties for the position include providing support, information, and referrals to crime victims. The position requires the ability to empathize with crime victims (and their families) and a commitment to helping them seek justice and healing through the criminal justice system. The ideal applicant will have heart for serving their community and fellow citizens, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. The mission of the Fairfield County Prosecutor’s Office is to serve the citizens of Fairfield County by pursuing justice, protecting the public against criminal activity, and providing timely and competent legal services to clients. Successful candidates will further that mission by demonstrating professionalism, a positive attitude, and exemplary work ethic. The position requires effective communication skills, the ability to work efficiently and independently, and a strong commitment to public service. Candidates must follow all office policies and procedures and must be comfortable in a fast-paced, team environment. Salary range is $34,340.80 – $44,638.20 annually, and position offers full government benefits including pension; medical, dental and vision insurance (with optional life and disability); paid sick, vacation, and personal leave; paid holidays; and opportunities for performance-based incentives. Qualifications to include: high school diploma; ability to analyze, process, and safeguard sensitive records (e.g., police, medical, and legal records); commitment to public service and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, demanding, professional work environment; proficient with technology (familiarity with MATRIX software a plus); and the ability to empathize with crime victims and their families

Posted 12/15/2022

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Applications for all positions will be reviewed on a rolling basis upon receipt. You may apply online at https://www.co.fairfield.oh.us/humanresources/ or you may send a cover letter and resume to:
Fairfield County Prosecuting Attorney
Attn: Lynette Barnhart, Office Manager
239 W. Main Street #101
Lancaster, OH 43130
E-mail: lynette.barnhart@fairfieldcountyohio.gov


 

Fayette County
The Fayette County Prosecutor’s Office has an immediate opening for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.  This APA will primarily be responsible for handling the juvenile division of the office, but there will also be opportunities for felony criminal prosecutions, including jury trial experience within your first year of employment.  There are also likely opportunities for advancement within in the next few years.  Please send your resume with references to jess.weade@fayette-co-oh.com. The starting salary for this position will likely be $57,000.00, but is subject to negotiations based on experience.  We look forward to hearing from qualified applicants who have the requisite skills and desire to be a prosecutor.

Posted 11/22/2022

 

Franklin County

The Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office is currently looking for attorneys with prosecution (or equivalent) experience. Our office is expanding several units and will be hiring prosecutors with one to five years’ experience, subject to advancement. The Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (APA) is an attorney who has a firm foundation in legal research and writing, good time-management skills, and a willingness to participate in trials. The APA may represent Franklin County boards, commissions, officials, officers, and employees in matters, including but not limited to litigation and transactional matters. The APA will operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to telephone, computer, laptop, printer, fax, copier, calculator, and other necessary office equipment. This position requires high levels of confidentiality. Starting salary commensurate with level of experience. For complete information click here

Posted 1/18/2023

 

Jackson County
The Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Competitive salary and great benefits available. The successful candidate will have responsibilities in criminal, civil, appellate, and juvenile cases. To apply, please e-mail your resume to careers@jacksonprosecutor.com

Posted 8/29/2022

 

Licking County
The Licking County Prosecutor’s Office (Civil Division) is seeking and accepting applications for a Civil Assistant Prosecutor. The qualified candidate will be:

  • Admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio;
  • No prior civil work experience required;
  • Will be comfortable representing various county officials and boards, township officials and boards, responding to legal inquiries, researching and writing legal opinions, attending various court hearings and civil trials, and attending meetings with public officials;
  • Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills, a strong sense of professional behavior and impeccable integrity and ethics;
  • Will be familiar and comfortable with Microsoft Word, Excel, Westlaw and Windows based programs.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, with a starting range for the right candidate, $55,000-$60,000, plus full county retirement and health benefits.
Interested? Want to learn more? Please send cover letter and resume to Paige Crawmer at pcrawmer@lcounty.com
OR
Licking County Prosecutor’s Office
20 S. Second St.
Newark, OH 43055
Attn: Paige Crawmer

Posted 10/17/2022

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The Licking County Prosecutor’s Office (Juvenile Division) is seeking and accepting applications for a Juvenile Assistant Prosecutor. The qualified candidate will be:

-Admitted to practice in the State of Ohio;
-Will be familiar and comfortable with Microsoft Word, Excel, Westlaw and Windows based programs;
-Will be eager to work with Children’s Services and Law Enforcement with arrests, search warrants; delinquency, abuse, neglect and dependency cases;
-Will be eager to learn Courtroom skills;

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, with a starting range for the right candidate, above $60,000.
Interested? Want to learn more? Please send cover letter and resume for to Paige Crawmer at pcrawmer@lcounty.com
OR
Licking County Prosecutor’s Office
20 S. Second St.
Newark, OH 43055
Attn: Paige Crawmer
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The Licking County Prosecutor’s Office (Felony Division) is seeking and accepting applications for a Felony Assistant Prosecutor. The qualified candidate will be:

-Admitted to practice in the State of Ohio;
-Will have prior jury trial experience;
-Will be comfortable trying felony cases, assisting Law Enforcement with arrest warrants, search warrants in addition to Court coverage and Motion Practice;
-Will have the flexibility to work a four day (10 hour day) rotational week;
-Will be familiar and comfortable with Microsoft Word, Excel, Westlaw and Windows based programs.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, with a starting range for the right candidate, above $80,000.
Interested? Want to learn more? Please send cover letter and resume for to Paige Crawmer at pcrawmer@lcounty.com
OR
Licking County Prosecutor’s Office
20 S. Second St.
Newark, OH 43055
Attn: Paige Crawmer

Posted 8/29/2022

 

Logan County
Looking for an Assistant Prosecutor for Logan County Ohio to handle an active adult felony caseload.  Primary responsibilities include: Working with law enforcement, victims and witnesses in preparing cases; reviewing search warrants; presenting cases to the grand jury; handling pretrial motions and negotiations, trial, and post-conviction matters including appeals; frequent court appearances in common pleas court for arraignments, pretrial hearings, trials, sentencing, post-conviction proceedings on assigned cases; assists other Assistant County Prosecutors as needed in the preparation and presentation of criminal cases; writes appellate briefs and prosecutes appeals. Must be admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio and in good standing. Must also possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, be highly organized, and be self-motivated. Salary depends on experience. Contact:
Eric Stewart
Logan County Prosecuting Attorney
117 E. Columbus Ave.
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
(937) 599-7271   FAX
(937) 599-7272   PHONE

Posted 8/27/2022

 

Lorain County
ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR, CIVIL DIVISION
The Lorain County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a full-time attorney to be assigned to its Civil Division. The candidate will be responsible for representation of county and township officials and agencies, Boards and Commissions, and various other civil responsibilities of the office.  

ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR, CRIMINAL DIVISION
The Lorain County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a full-time attorney with at least 3 years of active courtroom criminal law practice experience to join our team of felony courtroom prosecutors. Prosecutorial experience in managing a courtroom criminal docket and/or handling major trials is preferred.

Candidates must be a licensed attorney in good standing with the Ohio Supreme Court and possess strong skills in communication, research, writing, and advocacy. Compensation will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience. Applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to Deputy Chief of Staff Chris Pyanowski at chris.pyanowski@lcprosecutor.org

Posted 9/19/2022

 

Lucas County
The Lucas County Prosecutor is seeking an experienced attorney to fill the full-time position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the Criminal Common Pleas Division.  Applicants considered for the position must be an Ohio Licensed Attorney (not awaiting Bar results.) Under administrative direction of the Prosecutor, this individual will perform legal research; draft, review, and file pleadings; attend court hearings, and prosecute cases on behalf of the State of Ohio. Trial experience and previous service as an assistant prosecutor preferred, high level felony trial experience is a must. Please provide a writing sample and professional references with resume.  Full time position will include benefits all positions include OPERS, sick leave, and vacation time. Starting salary is commensurate with experience.  Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and references to: 
Kelly Yakumithis kyakumithis@co.lucas.oh.us
Lucas County Prosecutor’s Office
700 Adams St. Ste. 250
Toledo, Ohio 43604
419-213-4700 

Posted 8/29/2022

 

Mahoning County
The Mahoning County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking a full-time assistant prosecuting attorney for the Civil Division.

Requirements for the position include: At least 5 years of experience, licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio, excellent research and writing abilities, good communication and interpersonal skills, a strong sense of professional accountability, a strong work ethic, and impeccable integrity. Individuals must also be able to pass a criminal background check through the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation & Identification and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Duties and responsibilities for the civil prosecutor position include, but are not limited to: Providing legal advice to Mahoning County elected officials and their offices on various issues. Reviewing contracts from Mahoning County offices and departments. Helping County offices with employment issues and compliance with public records laws. Initiating and defending against litigation in courts and administrative agencies on behalf of County officials. This position does not have a felony caseload in criminal court.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical insurance, benefit leave and paid holidays and retirement benefits through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.

Please submit the following: (1) Cover Letter; (2) Resume; (3) Writing Sample; and (4) Mahoning County Prosecutor’s Office Employment Application (download at https://prosecutor.mahoningcountyoh.gov/about/employment/) to:
Mahoning County Prosecuting Attorney
21 W. Boardman Street, 6th Floor
Youngstown, OH 44503
or via email at prosecutor@mahoningcountyoh.gov.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Mahoning County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 12/20/2022

 

Marion County
The Marion County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. The candidate will be responsible for a criminal case docket and presenting cases to the grand jury.  Criminal trial experience is preferred, but not required. Salary is commensurate with experience with benefits.

Inquiries to:
Marion County Prosecuting Attorney
134 E. Center St.
Marion, Oh. 42203
or jdavis@co.marion.oh.us.

Posted 1/4/2023

 

Montgomery County
The Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney will accept applications for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2023. This office has an established tradition of pursuing justice, fostering public safety, providing exceptional assistance to victims of crime, and innovative programs. Positions are currently available in the following divisions:

Criminal Division. This Division is responsible for handling felony cases committed by adults in Montgomery County; our office offers a Diversion program to non-violent first offenders, other forms of rehabilitation are pursued for other non-violent offenders, while more serious consequences are advocated for violent offenders to protect our community and hold offenders accountable based on the particular crime committed. Experienced attorneys with significant litigation experience may apply to be assigned directly to this Division.

Juvenile Division. This Division seeks to protect the community by holding juveniles who commit crimes accountable and advocating for rehabilitation when appropriate. The Division also includes a Child Protection Unit (CPU) that seeks to improve and protect the lives of children who have been abused or neglected, and allows attorneys to gain extensive courtroom experience. While most assistant prosecutors start in the juvenile division before rotating to the criminal division, applications from individuals interested in working long term in the CPU division will also be considered

Civil Division. This Division acts as the County’s law firm and is the legal advisor to county boards, agencies, elected offices and townships. The cases handled include complex business law issues, civil rights violations, personal injury claims, real property acquisitions, personnel and labor/employment issues, and public record requests.

We are seeking candidates who are self-starters, intellectually curious, excited to work in a collaborative environment to shape the future of our office, and improve our community. Candidates should possess strong writing and oral communication skills, and be a member of the Ohio Bar or planning to take the
Uniform Bar Exam in 2023. Positions are full time; no private practice is allowed. Up-to-date COVID vaccines are required. Compensation is commensurate with experience, the minimum starting salary for a licensed attorney is $62,000.00. Full county benefits include participation in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS); access to deferred compensation programs; health insurance with an HSA match, dental
and vision insurance, wellness program, life insurance, paid vacation/sick/holiday leave, and access to short-term disability and employee assistance programs. More information about benefits can be found on the Montgomery County Benefits website: www.mcbenefits.org.

Additionally, the Montgomery County Prosecutor provides six weeks of paid parental leave and the possibility of working one day per week remotely to his employees. Assistant prosecutors may be eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).

Candidates should send or e-mail a resume, list of three professional references, and a cover letter expressing their interest, including which division(s) they are interested in, to Ms. Debra B. Armanini, who may be contacted with any questions:
Ms. Debra B. Armanini
First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office
301 West Third Street, P.O. Box 972
Dayton, OH 45422
(937)225-5751
armaninid@mcohio.org

The Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 12/12/2022

 

Morrow County
The Morrow County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking applications for a new full time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. The position would include overseeing misdemeanor prosecutions in the Morrow County Municipal Court and other tasks as assigned by the Prosecuting Attorney. No experience is required. Applicants must either be licensed attorneys in the State of Ohio, or have a valid legal intern license and are waiting for bar exam results. OPERS, health insurance, vacation and sick time benefits included. Please email resumes and references to prosecutor@co.morrow.oh.us or call 419-947-5515 for more information.

Posted 9/19/2022

 

Portage County
The Portage County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Prosecutor assigned to the Office’s Civil Division. This position involves the representation of various county officials and boards, township officials and board, responding to legal inquiries, researching and writing legal opinions, attending various court hearings and civil trials, and attending meetings with public officials.  Applicants must possess good communication and interpersonal skills, a strong sense of professional behavior and impeccable integrity and ethics. Starting compensation for the position is $69,950 with no prior experience, and up $81,432 with 5 or more years experience, plus full county retirement and health benefits. Please send letters of interest and resume with references to: 
Victor V. Vigluicci, Portage County Prosecutor
241 S. Chestnut St.,
Ravenna, OH,
or vvigluicci@portageco.com

Updated 11/15/2022

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The Portage County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Prosecutor assigned to the Common Pleas Court. This position involves the prosecution of felony level offenses and requires five or more years of experience as an Assistant Prosecutor or equivalent experience in the private practice. Applicants must possess good communication and interpersonal skills, a strong sense of professional behavior and impeccable integrity and ethics. Starting compensation for the position is $81,432 plus full county retirement and health benefits. Please send letters of interest and resume with references to: 
Victor V. Vigluicci, Portage County Prosecutor
241 S. Chestnut St.,
Ravenna, OH,
or vvigluicci@portageco.com

Updated 11/15/2022

 

Putnam County
The Putnam County Prosecutor's Office is seeking an attorney to fill the position of Assistant Prosecutor to work primarily in the Juvenile Court handling abuse, dependency and neglect cases as well as delinquency and child support matters..  The successful applicant will also provide support in other courts as needed.  Some experience is preferred but not necessary.  Candidates should be a licensed attorney in good standing with the Ohio Supreme Court, possess strong writing and oral communication skills and excellent trial advocacy skills.  Compensation for the position will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and include full county benefits   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 12/20/2022

 

Richland County
Richland County Prosecutor's Office is seeking a full-time attorney to manage the Juvenile & Appellate Division dockets. Applicants should be licensed in the State of Ohio and in good standing and excellent written and verbal communication skills are preferred. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid holidays, full medical benefits, OPERS, vacation and sick leave as accrued, and personal days.  We reimburse State Bar dues and cover all CLE training costs. Please send cover letter, resume, writing samples and references to: adaniel@richlandcountyoh.gov

Posted 1/20/2023

 

Sandusky County
QUALIFICATIONS:  An example of acceptable qualifications:
Must be an Ohio licensed and practicing attorney in good standing with the ability to work well with law enforcement, attorneys and the general public.  Multi-tasking, strong case management skills and computer skills are mandatory.  Prior experience in criminal practice preferred.

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess a Juris Doctorate and be a lawyer in good standing with the Ohio Supreme Court.
Must pass a criminal background check through Ohio BCI and the FBI.
Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license, must be able to drive self to and from court and other locations on a daily basis, and must maintain insurability under the county’s vehicle insurance policy.

EQUIPMENT OPERATED:  The following are examples only and are not intended to be all-inclusive.
Computer, office copier, typewriter, fax machine, passenger vehicle.

INHERENTLY HAZARDOUS OR PHYSICALLY DEMANDING WORKING CONDITIONS:  For purposes of ORC 4167.

Occasional -    Contact with potentially violent or emotionally distraught persons.

This position description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the position incumbent.  The Essential Functions of the position identified on subsequent pages are for purposes of 42 USC 12101.  My signature below signifies that I have reviewed and understand the contents of my position description and I can perform all the essential functions of this position description.
                                                                       
JOB DESCRIPTION AND WORKER CHARACTERISTICS:
JOB DUTIES: In order of importance

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:  (* indicates developed after employment)
80%     (1)        Under the direction of the County Prosecutor or her designee, this position is
primarily responsible for performing professional legal work in preparing for prosecution and disposing of cases in the Sandusky County Courts, Juvenile Court and Common Pleas Court. Individual caseloads will be assigned based on current staffing levels. This position has a high degree of autonomy and must demonstrate an ability to work directly with law enforcement, courts, and administration. The successful candidate must possess impeccable organizational skills. This position may be on-call outside of normal working hours and is expected to assist law enforcement personnel, as needed, at any time of any day.

                                    (1)        Knowledge of:           (a); (b); (c); (d); (e). 
Skill in:                       (f); (g); (h).
Ability to:                   (i); (j); (k); (l); (m); (n); (o).    

20%    Makes charging decisions following review and evaluation of police reports. Remain current on trends and techniques in successful prosecution. Independently conduct trials and pretrial hearings. Interviews witnesses, victims, and law enforcement officers, and presents arguments in court. Must demonstrate professionalism in conferring with counsel for defense and witnesses. Performs legal research and drafts written motions, pleadings, arguments, and other memoranda.

                                    (2)        Knowledge of:           (a); (b); (c); (d); (e). 
Skill in:                       (f); (g); (h).
Ability to:                   (i); (j); (k); (l); (m); (n); (o).    

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs other duties as assigned by Prosecutor.                   

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE CHARACTERISTICS: (* indicates developed after employment)
Knowledge of:           (a) criminal investigation and law enforcement or investigative methods, practices and procedures; (b) agency policies and procedures; (c) safety practices and procedures; (d) case preparation techniques; (e) rules of evidence;

Skill in:                       (f) computer operation; (g) typing; (h) motor vehicle operation

Ability to:                   (i) maintain accurate documentation; (j) communicate effectively; (k) maintain confidential and sensitive information; (l) establish facts and draw valid conclusions; (m) use proper research methods in gathering data; (n) gather data, people or things; (o) handle sensitive inquiries from, and contacts with, officials and general public.                   

Posted 4/19/2022

 

Shelby County
The Shelby County Prosecutor’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Civil Division. The successful applicant will be responsible for representing county and township officials, boards and commissions, and various other civil responsibilities of the office. The successful applicant will also provide support with criminal cases as needed. Some experience is preferred but not required.

Along with the Civil Assistant Prosecutor position, the successful applicant will also have the option to take on a part-time associate position with the private firm of Hegemann & Zimmerman Co. L.P.A. with the potential to earn an additional $20,000 to $25,000 per year.  The private associate position is offered, but not required.

Candidates should be a licensed attorney in good standing with the Ohio Supreme Court and possess strong writing and oral communication and advocacy skills. Compensation for this position will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and will include full county benefits. Interested applicants should send his or her resume and a writing sample to Timothy S. Sell, Shelby County Prosecuting Attorney, Sidney, Ohio, at tsell@shelbycountyprosecutor.com.

Posted 9/14/2022

 

Summit County
Would you like to make a meaningful difference in your community? Public service at the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office will give you the ability to change people’s lives. We are a team devoted to making our community a safer place for families and victims of crime. A career with the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office also provides a positive work-life blend, individual development within a team atmosphere, extensive training opportunities, and a work culture that values diversity and inclusion. Summit County is the fourth largest county in the state of Ohio and we are accepting applications for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney within the office’s Adult Felony Division, Civil Division, and Juvenile Child Protection Unit. Applicants must have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to learn.

Compensation for these positions will be commensurate with candidate’s experience and skill set and includes federal student loan forgiveness options as well as full county and OPERS benefits. For more information on this position and to apply, please send your letter of interest and resume to: Heaven DiMartino, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney at dimartino@prosecutor.summitoh.net

Posted 7/28/2022

 

Union County
The Union County Prosecutor is now hiring a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Primary duties include performing professional legal work in preparing and prosecuting cases (e.g. municipal prosecution, appeals, and felony prosecution, as assigned). This position has a high degree of autonomy and works directly with multiple agencies including law enforcement, courts, and administration. The Assistant Prosecuting Attorney performs legal research; drafts, reviews, and files pleadings; attends court hearings, prosecutes cases on behalf of the State of Ohio, and represents County public officials and Township officials in civil litigation.

Compensation for this position will be commensurate with candidate’s experience and skill set and includes federal student loan forgiveness options as well as full county and OPERS benefits. 

REQUIREMENTS
Possession of Juris Doctorate and two (2) - four (4) years' experience as a practicing attorney. Must have excellent organization, attention to detail, accuracy, time management, and critical thinking skills. Must be able to deal with many variables; define and solve problems, collect, analyze, and interpret data, establish facts, and determine specific action. Must be honest, dependable, trustworthy and capable of completing a comprehensive background investigation in a satisfactory manner. Must be a lawyer in good-standing with the Ohio Supreme Court.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
(1) Performs legal research; analyzes legal issues; remains up to date on the latest case and statutory law; prepares, reviews, and files pleadings; represents the State of Ohio in trials and hearings; interviews witnesses; answers legal questions; drafts legal opinions and reviews contracts/documents for County officials and Township Officials.

(2) Represents County officials and Township officials in civil litigation; researches and writes opinions, motions, memorandums in response and appellate briefs; handles tax appeals, foreclosures, and appropriation cases; prepares indictments; attends grand jury.

(3) Attends meetings on behalf of County officials and Township officials; provides legal advice to clients; answers and responds to requests for information by the general public; may be assigned to special projects.

TO APPLY
To view the job posting in its entirety and to apply (which also includes submission of a resume, cover letter, and writing sample), please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/unionoh and follow the application instructions. Applications will be accepted through 2-19-23.

Union County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 1/18/2023

 

Warren County
Assistant Prosecutor – Juvenile Division
Warren County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking full-time attorney. Applicant must be licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio.

Main duties include:
Provides professional legal advice and representation in the prosecution of criminal, misdemeanor, delinquency, traffic, child abuse, neglect and dependency. Makes court appearances to present and prosecute cases. Prepares and presents trainings to law enforcement, schools and professionals, and the community. Provides legal advice to police agencies regarding status of investigations, matters of search and seizures, probable cause, search warrants, arrest, appropriate criminal charges, and other criminal law issues. Participates in training sessions for law enforcement officers. Meets with police officers and general public for purposes of approving criminal charges upon review of fact and law. An employee assigned to this position is a professional attorney, licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio.

This position is full time with full benefits including PERS, sick leave, and vacation. Starting salary is commensurate with experience. Applicants should apply by resume with references to:
Michelle Buck, Office Administrator
Warren County Prosecutor’s Office
520 Justice Drive
Lebanon, OH 45036
michelle.buck@warrencountyprosecutor.com
Phone: (513) 695-1780

The Warren County Prosecutor's Office is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 1/13/2023

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