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Allen County
The Allen County Prosecutor’s Office in Lima, Ohio, is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney within the Juvenile Division. This Assistant Prosecutor will be responsible for representing all cases filed in Juvenile Court.  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

Posted 11/8/2023

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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

Updated 11/8/2023

 

Athens County
The Athens County Prosecutor's Office is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Athens County Children Services.

Job duties include representing Athens County Children Services in abuse, neglect, and dependency cases, as well as other duties as assigned. Applicant must have a good work ethic and excellent communication skills. Full county employee benefits available. Serious inquiries only.

Salary: $68,000.00 - $78,000.00 per year

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Lauren Lowe at lauren@athenscountyprosecutor.org.

 

Butler County
The Butler County Prosecuting Attorney seeks a full-time assistant prosecuting attorney for its CIVIL DIVISION.  A Civil Prosecuting Attorney assigned to the Civil Division will be expected to provide the legal services to county and township officers, boards, and to tax-supported public libraries.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Represent Civil Division clients in litigation, whether in court or another judicial or quasi-judicial forum, and in other dispute resolution proceedings, in which the applicable client is a party.
  • Perform legal research and prepare written advice to Civil Division clients concerning requests for advice presented, either in writing or orally. Such written advice must provide clear and concise advice with an explanation of the legal authorities upon which such advice is based.
  • Attend meetings with clients to review details of particular matters in which the client is involved, and provide advice to the client concerning such matters.
  • Perform such other functions as assigned by the Chief of the Civil Division or by the Prosecuting Attorney.
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys are expected to perform the number of hours necessary to accomplish all of the above functions.

Required Skills:

  • Licensed and in good standing to practice law in the State of Ohio.
  • Superior legal research and writing skills.
  • The ability to participate comfortably as an advocate in court proceedings at both the trial and appellate levels.
  • The ability to interact in an ethical, courteous and professional manner with clients and members of the public.
  • The ability to be flexible and creative in working toward resolution of client issues and problems within the parameters of Ohio law.
  • The ability to work cooperatively with other employees of the Prosecuting Attorney’s office including but not limited to substituting for other assistant prosecuting attorneys as requested or needed both within the Civil Division and other divisions of the office.
  • This position requires a well-rounded, confident and versatile attorney who will join an experienced team.

Salary is commensurate with experience, academic credentials, trial experience and the above listed skills.  Excellent benefits are provided including health insurance, retirement and paid vacation.  Send or e-mail cover letter, resume, writing sample and references to:

Butler County Prosecutor’s Office
Attn:  Jean Alder
315 High Street
Hamilton, Ohio 45011
alderjm@butlercountyohio.org

The office of the Butler County Prosecuting Attorney does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability.

Posted 2/23/2024

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Public Records Technician
The Butler County Prosecuting Attorney seeks a full-time Public Records Technician
for its CIVIL DIVISION. The person hired in this newly created position, will primarily be responsible for redacting confidential and exempt information from prosecutor files in response to public records requests.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to maneuver and manipulate different audio and visual players as well as various types of software.
  • Redact from body-worn and dashboard camera video, witness interviews and all other documents in prosecutorial files.
  • Professionally and effectively communicate with Civil Division team, criminal prosecutors as well as the requestors.
  • Desire to grow and develop the position through outreach to other agencies also performing public records requests.
  • Other job duties may include supporting assistant prosecutors who represent the elected and appointed officials, their staff and township officials.

Required Skills:

  • Must have a very close attention to detail and intuitiveness for what needs to be redacted in accordance to the Ohio’s Sunshine Laws.
  • Be able to maintain extreme confidentiality as well as review sensitive and sometimes very offensive material. 
  • Experience in a prosecutor’s office or law enforcement agency preferred.
  • Must have the flexibility to work independently or with the team, whatever the requirements are for the day.

Salary is commensurate with experience and the above listed skills.  Excellent benefits are provided including health insurance, retirement and paid vacation.  Send or e-mail cover letter, resume and references to:

Jean Alder
315 High Street
Hamilton, Ohio 45011
alderjm@butlercountyohio.org
The office of the Butler County Prosecuting Attorney does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability.

Posted 1/22/2024

 

Champaign County
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Position
Amazing opportunity!!! Gain immediate courtroom experience and litigate a felony caseload. Newly admitted members and seasoned attorneys are both encouraged to apply.

The Champaign County Prosecutor’s Office has immediate openings for a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. The successful candidate will gain immediate courtroom experience and will assume an active adult felony and juvenile caseload.

Applicants MUST be currently admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio and in good standing. The successful candidate must also possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, be highly organized, and self-motivated.

Excellent benefits are offered, including PERS, health insurance, paid vacation, paid sick leave, and ongoing CLE training. Starting salary begins at $68,000 for newly admitted attorneys. Higher salary ranges are commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should send resume, references and writing sample to:
Benjamin Hoskinson
200 North Main Street
Urbana, Ohio 43078
or email to: bhoskinson@champaignprosecutor.org

Posted 2/21/2024

 

Delaware County
The Delaware County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for the position of a prosecuting attorney in our civil division.  The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for the representation of various county and township officers, employment law officials, boards, and agencies.   Familiarity with county and township law, land use law, contracts, public records laws, and foreclosure and/or tax law is helpful, but not required.  Excellent research and writing skills required.  Some litigation involved.  Attendance at some meetings and/or hearings outside of traditional working hours required.  One to two years relevant experience is preferred, but new graduates will also be considered. New graduates must have sat for the Ohio Bar Examination in July 2023. Other candidates must be licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio or be able to become licensed in the State of Ohio with a reasonable amount of time. License(s) to practice before the Northern and Southern Federal District Courts for Ohio is/are helpful, but not required.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits.  Send or e-mail cover letter, resume, writing sample and references to Nicole Ford at:

nford@co.delaware.oh.us

or
Nicole Ford
Delaware County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
145 North Union Street, 3rd Floor
Delaware, Ohio 43015

Delaware County is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 10/17/2023

 

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 $65,000-$80,000 commensurate with experience and includes 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. Applicants may additionally be eligible for loan repayment under the “Rural Practice Incentive Program” offered by the State of Ohio..

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:
        • Licensed Ohio attorney in good standing (or law school graduate awaiting bar results)
        • Excellent written and oral communication skills
        • Commitment to professionalism and public service

Applications:
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis upon receipt. Applications may be submitted 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
Email: lynette.barnhart@fairfieldcountyohio.gov

Posted 1/26/2024

 

Fayette County
The Fayette County Prosecutor's Office has an immediate opening for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.  The position is open due to the retirement of a long tenured APA in the civil division, but the new position will likely involve juvenile prosecutions - Unruly/Delinquency, Dependency, Neglect, and Abuse cases, or both.  Depending on experience, there may also be some adult felony prosecution work.  However, if representing the county commissioners, other elected officials, and county boards is something you enjoy or aspire to do, we are happy to place you in the civil division. 

While we would love an experienced candidate that can hit the ground running with the position, recent bar admittees are also encouraged to apply.  The salary for this position will depend on the amount of experience you bring to the table and the amount of money that we can pry out of the commissioners.  If you're a new admittee, the starting salary is $60,000.00.

Fayette County is located in South Central Ohio approximately 35 miles from Columbus and Dayton, and 60 miles to Cincinnati.   We would love to have you join our team. 

Please send a resume with three references via e-mail to jess.weade@fayette-co-oh.com.  Please note that our firewalls often do not let e-mails through.  If you do not receive a "received" email within 48 hours of sending, please call 740-335-0888 to confirm receipt. 

Fayette County is an equal opportunity employer. 

Posted 10/26/2023

 

Franklin County
The Franklin County Prosecutor's Office is seeking a Deputy Director, Litigation, in the Civil Division who
represents Franklin County boards, commissions, officials, officers, and employees in civil litigation matters as well as works with the Litigation Director to assign and supervise legal work to staff. The candidate must have experience providing leadership and supervision to other attorneys or staff members, as well as a firm foundation in litigation including legal research, writing, discovery, and trial practice in both state and federal courts. More information

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The Franklin County Prosecutor's Office is seekin an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (APA) for the Tax Unit,
Civil Division, which rfepresents Franklin County boards, commissions, officials, officers, and employees
in civil matters, including but not limited to litigation and transactional matters. This position will primarily focus on real property tax foreclosures and providing legal advice to county offices on real property and tax matters in Franklin County Common Pleas Court, Franklin County Environmental Court and Franklin County Probate Court. The candidate must have a firm foundation in legal research and writing, and excellent time-management skills. 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, presence in the office during normal work hours and routinely travel to and from the office. More information

Submit resume to:
Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office
Francine Matteson
373 S. High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215 or
fmatteson@franklincountyohio.gov

Posted 2/7/2024

 

Hamilton County
POSITION TITLE:                          Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:       Chief Assistant Prosecutor
HOURS:                                             Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
STARTING SALARY:                    $80,168; salary commensurate w/ level of experience
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:    Bachelor’s Degree
Juris Doctorate
Admission to Ohio Bar pursuant to Section 4705.01 of the Ohio Revised Code
FLSA:                                                 Exempt
CLASSIFICATION:                        Unclassified

The Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office is currently looking for attorneys with adult criminal and/or juvenile court prosecution (or equivalent) experience.  Our office is expanding several units and will be hiring prosecutors with all levels of experience.   

POSITION SUMMARY:                 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 will represent the State of Ohio in criminal and/or delinquency prosecutions in all Hamilton County courts.  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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare cases for Grand Jury and/or trial, including contacting victims and witnesses.
  • Present cases to Grand Jury and/or trial.
  • Represent the State of Ohio in daily court hearings.
  • Analyze legal issues;  Conduct legal research on various legal issues.
  • Prepare motions and legal briefs; Draft subpoenas and requests for records.
  • Work professionally with defense attorneys, court personnel, law enforcement agencies, and the public.
  • Perform all other duties assigned, delegated or required of the Assistant Prosecuting Attorney as well as those prescribed by law.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Critical thinking and decision making skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Flexible and quick-thinking
  • Quick learning ability when new tasks are required
  • Prioritize all job duties to ensure accurate and timely completion of responsibilities
  • Good time management
  • Possess excellent research and writing skills with requisite understanding of relevant legal issues
  • Knowledge of computers and computer operating systems.
  • Must possess qualities of fairness, a strong work ethic, have the highest integrity
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Able to conduct business in accordance with federal statutes and guidelines and the Ohio Revised Code
  • Able to perform all other duties assigned, delegated or required of the Assistant Prosecuting Attorney as well as those prescribed by law

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The APA frequently types, handles materials, manipulates office equipment, and moves to and from and operates copier and fax machines. The APA generally works in an office and courtroom setting where the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The APA must be able to be present in the office during normal work hours and routinely travel to and from court.

Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. 

Please submit resume and cover letter to
Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office – 230 East 9th Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Triffon Callos, Chief of Staff – Triffon.Callos@hcpros.org

The Prosecutor is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on color, race, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, veteran status, marital status, a disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

The Prosecutor has a strict policy against any form of unlawful discrimination. This policy prohibits both discrimination based on any of the protected characteristics described in previous paragraph, and retaliation against a person who opposes or complains about prohibited conduct or who participates in any way in the complaint, investigation, or reasonable accommodation processes.

The Prosecutor prohibits such harassment by or against all employees, vendors, clients and visitors. It is the policy of the Prosecutor to provide a working atmosphere free from discriminatory insult, intimidation and other forms of harassment.

Posted 1/10/2024

 

Hocking County
The Hocking County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking an attorney to fill our Municipal Court Prosecutor/Felony Case Review position. This position provides a great opportunity to effect change in Hocking County and the City of Logan by working cases through all stages of the proceedings, starting with charging and indictment through prosecution in court. This attorney will prosecute a misdemeanor docket in Hocking County Municipal Court regularly on Mondays and Wednesdays, and will review and prepare cases for presentation to the Grand Jury when not in court.
Essential Functions:

  • Evaluate cases and make appropriate plea offers
  • Conduct legal research and respond to motions filed by defense counsel
  • Analyze, appraise, and organize facts and precedents to present in a clear and logical form
  • Work closely with Victim Advocate to confer with victims of crimes pursuant to Marcy’s Law
  • Prepare and prosecute misdemeanor cases in jury and bench trials
  • Make charging decisions following review and evaluation of police reports in light of applicable law
  • Determine alternative courses of action and anticipate possible courses of action of opposing counsel; use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specifications and/or oral instructions
  • Request any necessary evidence on cases as part of review 
  • Prepare indictments for presentation to the Grand Jury and aid other prosecutors in presenting the cases to the Grand Jury
  • Represent the State of Ohio in felony arraignments

Salary is $60-65,000/yr depending on experience; comp, sick, and vacation pay. Potential flexibility permitting work from home opportunities depending on court schedule. Trial experience preferred. Submit cover letter and resume to:

Ryan Black, Prosecutor
Hocking County Prosecutor's Office
88 S. Market St., Logan, Ohio 43138

or email to prosecutor@hocking.oh.gov

Posted 5/11/2023

 

Lake County
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Criminal Division
The Lake County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is devoted to the honest, fair, and ethical pursuit of justice. Our office is focused on protecting the innocent just as aggressively as we prosecute the guilty. Applicants must possess ethical and professional standards that are well-aligned with these values and the culture of our office.

We are hoping to recruit individuals with integrity and a strong work ethic to join our dynamic prosecutorial team. Top qualified candidates will demonstrate sound judgment, quick decision-making skills, the ability to handle pressure, and a genuine interest in litigation and trial work.

A career as an Assistant Prosecutor provides unmatched opportunities. Practicing as an Assistant Prosecutor you will receive a vast amount of courtroom exposure which allows you to gain valuable trial experience much faster than those working in the private sector. Employee development, training, and enrichment is highly valued by Prosecutor Coulson. Attorneys are encouraged to attend off-site and web-based trainings regularly. Acting as an Assistant Prosecutor also allows you to play an active role in maintaining the integrity of Lake County’s criminal justice system. We maintain close working relationships with all of the law enforcement personnel in Lake County and join together in our commitment to keeping the citizens of Lake County safe.

BENEFITS
Our newly implemented Career Prosecutor compensation plan is designed to attract, retain, and reward the talent and experience of Assistant Prosecutors. Our compensation strategy recognizes individual performance and work ethic, paying tribute to the integral role prosecutors play in keeping our community safe and maintaining the integrity of a fair and just criminal justice system.

We are offering an annual starting salary of $75,000 for new attorneys and up to $100,000 for attorneys with experience. Once hired, salary amounts are reviewed regularly and increased based on experience, expertise, and demonstrated performance.

Lake County offers a competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, and life insurance. Excellent retirement benefits are offered through Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS). Deferred compensation and Employee Assistance Programs are also available.

If you are a Licensed Ohio attorney and are interested in beginning a career you can be proud of, please submit your resume to: Office Administrator, Jamie Antal, at jantal@lakecountyohio.gov

Posted 1/5/2024

 

Licking County
The Licking County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking and now accepting applications to hire a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney within the Felony Division. The qualified candidate must be:

  • Admitted to practice in the State of Ohio
  • Jury Trial Experience
  • Comfortable trying felony cases, assisting Law Enforcement with arrest warrants, and search warrants in addition to Court coverage and Motion Practice
  • Will have the flexibility to work a four day, 10-hour day
  • Familiar and comfortable with Microsoft Word, Excel, Westlaw and Windows based programs.

We offer a competitive starting salary for the right candidate, at or above $80,000.00.
Excellent benefits package, Health Insurance, Dental and Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Paid Time off, and participation in Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.
Interested? Want to learn more?
Please send cover letter and resume to
Ashley Farmer at afarmer@lickingcounty.gov
OR
Licking County Prosecutor’s Office
20 S. Second St.
Newark, OH 43055
Attn: Ashley Farmer

Posted 1/10/2024

 

Lorain County
The Lorain County Prosecutor’s Office is currently accepting cover letters and resumes for the following full time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (APA) position:

• APA- Courtroom Prosecutor, Criminal Division
Under the supervision of the Lorain County Prosecuting Attorney, the Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the civil or criminal divisions is responsible for performing any and all duties directed by the Prosecuting Attorney and/or the Division Chief in accordance with applicable provisions of the Ohio Constitution, the Ohio Revised Code and other state and federal law and regulations. The employee must be able to perform all essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended. Lorain County is an equal opportunity employer.

BENEFITS OF EMPLOYMENT
• $80,000.00-$90,000.00 starting salary depending on experience.
• Excellent benefits package that includes comprehensive health, dental, vision, prescription, and life insurance policies. Supplemental policies are available for purchase at group rates.
• Fourteen (14) paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave accrual.
• Enrollment in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) with 14% annual employer contribution and optional Deferred Compensation Plans.

JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS
• Juris-Doctorate from an accredited law school and an active license to practice law in the State of Ohio in good standing with the Supreme Court of Ohio
• Full job description available upon request

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The Lorain County Prosecutor’s Office is currently accepting cover letters and resumes for the following full time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (APA) position.

• APA- Child Support Section, Civil Division
Under the supervision of the Lorain County Prosecuting Attorney, the Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the civil or criminal divisions is responsible for performing any and all duties directed by the Prosecuting Attorney and/or the Division Chief in accordance with applicable provisions of the Ohio Constitution, the Ohio Revised Code and other state and federal law and regulations. The employee must be able to perform all essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended. Lorain County is an equal opportunity employer.

BENEFITS OF EMPLOYMENT
• $60,000.00-$65,000.00 starting salary depending on experience.
• Excellent benefits package that includes comprehensive health, dental, vision, prescription, and life insurance policies. Supplemental policies are available for purchase at group rates.
• Fourteen (14) paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave accrual.
• Enrollment in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) with 14% annual employer contribution and optional Deferred Compensation Plans.

JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS
• Juris-Doctorate from an accredited law school and an active license to practice law in the State of Ohio in good standing with the Supreme Court of Ohio
• Full job description available upon request

Please email a resume and cover letter for either of the postions above by February 23, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. to:
Chief of Staff of Operations Garrett Longacre
Garrett.Longacre@LCProsecutor.Org

Interviews may be conducted throughout the submission time period. Submission of a resume does not guarantee an interview.

Posted 2/8/2024

 

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 

Updated 8/16/2023

 

Mahoning County
The Mahoning County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking a Full-Time assistant prosecuting attorney for the Criminal Division. 3-5 years of experience as an Assistant Prosecutor or equivalent experience in private practice preferred.

Requirements for the position include: licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio, excellent research and writing abilities, good communication and interpersonal skills, including trial advocacy, strong sense of professional accountability, 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 criminal-division prosecutor include, but are not limited to: attend court proceedings, as necessary, to prosecute and dispose of felony cases; prepare criminal cases for pretrial and trial; conduct plea negotiations; perform legal research; analyze legal issues; prepare and review legal documents, reports, and correspondence; research and draft motions and memoranda in response; interview witnesses, victims, and law enforcement officials.

Compensation is commensurate with experience. Starting compensation for the position is $70,000 plus 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.

Updated 2/21/2024

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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 e-mail 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.

Updated 2/21/2024

 

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 representation of Marion County Children Services in abuse, neglect, dependency cases.  The candidate will prepare cases for presentation in court, present cases in court, confer with caseworkers and administrators within the agency, and prepare legal documents.  The candidate should possess strong communication and writing skills. Salary is commensurate with experience.  Inquiries to:
Marion County Prosecuting Attorney
134 E. Center St.
Marion, Ohio 42203
or jdavis@co.marion.oh.us.

Posted 1/17/2024

 

Montgomery County
The Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. 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.

Appellate Division. This Division is responsible for preparing and arguing all appeals of criminal and civil cases in which Montgomery County is a party. Attorneys in this division spend extensive time doing legal research, preparing written briefs, and arguing the cases before the Court of Appeals, Federal Courts, and
the Ohio Supreme Court.

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 2024. Positions are full time; no private practice is allowed. Up-to-date COVID vaccines are required. Intern positions are also available.

Compensation is commensurate with experience, the minimum starting salary for a licensed attorney is $70,000.00. The starting salary for a law graduate before bar passage is $55,000.00. 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 employees with six weeks of paid parental leave (concurrent with available twelve weeks of leave under FMLA, if eligible) in addition to sick and vacation leave, plus the possibility of working one day per week remotely. 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 1/4/2024

 

Richland County
ADULT FELONY CRIMINAL ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR - Requesting applicants have a minimum of 2 years of criminal felony work, but candidates without 2 years experience demonstrating sufficient capabilities, including exceptional performance in Moot Court, and eagerness will be considered for the position. Criminal Assistant Prosecutors are responsible for cases from their inception until their complete adjudication.

    1. Salary range is up to $70,000, with ability to request additional compensation for exceptional candidates.
    2. Benefits include:
      1. A supportive office environment with experienced attorneys ready and able to work with you.
      2. 14% employer retirement contribution through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
      3. Available vacation accrual dependent on years of service
      4. Four personal days, and twelve paid holidays
      5. Sick time accrual at onset of employment
      6. Option for work from home once per week
      7. Health, dental and vision insurance
      8. Reimbursement for Attorney Registration Fees
      9. Reimbursement for Continuing Legal Education Courses
        1. Including potential travel for CLE training
    3. Please submit the following to adaniel@richlandcountyoh.gov;
      1. Cover Letter
      2. Resume
      3. Letter of Good Standing from Ohio Supreme Court (if licensed and registered attorney)
      4. Unofficial Law School Transcript (if less than 3 years experience as an attorney)

While mostly rural, Richland County has plenty of urban amenities.  There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors including lakes, reservoirs and trails abound.  We are also conveniently centrally located approximately one hour between both Cleveland and Columbus. 

Updated 2/13/2024

 

Ross County
The Ross County Prosecutor’s Office is accepting applications for the position of full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in our Adult Criminal Division.  The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for the prosecution of felony offenses in the Ross County Court of Common Pleas, will have an immediate caseload, and will be working closely with law enforcement, victims of crime, defense attorneys and court personnel. 

Duties will include, but not be limited to, assisting with initial case review, and representing the State at arraignments, pre-trial conferences, motion hearings, and jury trials.  Assisting attorneys within the other divisions the office will occur from time to time.  Litigation experience, including jury trial experience, is preferred.  

Applicants must be licensed to practice law and be in good standing with the Ohio Supreme Court.  Candidates should possess strong communication, writing, and research skills.  Compensation for this position will be between $75,000-$95,000/year, commensurate with experience and abilities, and will include full county benefits. 

Send or e-mail cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample to either Ross County Prosecutor’s Office, Attn: Kay, 33 West Main Street, Suite 200, Chillicothe, Ohio, 45601 or prosecutor@rosscountyohio.gov . ABSOLUTELY NO PHONE CALLS. 

Posted 8/10/2023

 

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.

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.
Along with the Civil Assistant Prosecutor position, the successful applicant will also be an attorney/associate for the private law firm of Hegemann & Zimmerman Co., L.P.A. and will earn an additional salary commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should send his or her resume and a writing sample to Timothy S. Sell, Shelby County Prosecuting Attorney, at tsell@shelbycountyprosecutor.com.

Posted 8/4/2023

 

Summit County
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney 3 – Supervisor, Child Support Division
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 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 3.  This position will supervise the legal division of the Summit County Child Support Enforcement Agency.  This division includes a staff of 25 individuals consisting of assistant prosecutors, hearing officers, legal secretaries and support staff, investigators, victim advocates, and child support trainers.   

Applicants must have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to learn.  Applicant should have 5-10 years’ experience in child support or family law with experience supervising attorneys and other support staff.   Compensation for this position will be between $83,000 and $100,000 depending on experiance and includes federal student loan forgiveness options as well as full county and OPERS benefits. 

Letter of interest and resume should be forwarded to Caitlin.Croft@jfs.ohio.gov

Updated 2/21/2024

 

Vinton County
The Vinton County Prosecutor's Office in McArthur, Ohio, is accepting applications for a full-time or part-time position of Assistant Prosecutor. The Assistant Prosecutor will cover a broad range of matters in County Court, Juvenile Court and Common Pleas Court. Applicants must be licensed to practice in the State of Ohio with no history of disciplinary action, havc good communication and interpersonal skills, a strong sense of professional behavior and integrity. Compensation commensurate with experience plus full county medical benefits as well as OPERS. Please send letter of interest and resume to: billvcpaqgmail.com

Posted 8/29/2023

 

Wayne County
The Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking a full-time assistant prosecuting attorney. Duties will primarily involve prosecuting both misdemeanor and felony domestic violence cases in the Wayne County Municipal Court and the Wayne County Common Pleas Court. Since this position is partially funded by a Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) grant, the successful applicant will also be responsible for administering the VAWA grant process from year to year.

Requirements for the position include: licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio, good communication and interpersonal skills, a strong sense of professional behavior, impeccable integrity, and an ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure. Compensation for this position will be between $62,000-$96,000/year, commensurate with experience and abilities, and will include full county benefits. 

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 fulfill the responsibilities of this position to:
Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney
115 West Liberty Street
Wooster, OH 44691
or to awypasek@countyprosecutor.com.

Position will remain open until filled.

Wayne County, Ohio, and the Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Posted 2/15/2024

 

Wood County
The Wood County Prosecuting Attorneys Office is seeking a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Civil Division. Applicants should 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. Successful candidate must have a Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctoral degree plus passing of the Ohio Bar examination supplemented by some relevant experience in civil work. Those preparing to take the Ohio Bar Examination or awaiting results may be considered. Salary commensurate with experience. Please forward application (availalbe via the link below, resume and cover letter to:
Annie Wilson, Administrative Director
Wood County Prosecutor’s Office
1 Courthouse Square, 4th Floor
Bowling Green, OH 43402
(419) 354-9250
awilson@woodcountyohio.gov

https://www.co.wood.oh.us/Commissioners/employment/

Posted 5/8/2023

 

Wyandot County
The Wyandot County Prosecutor’s Office, located in Upper Sandusky, Ohio is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.  This position affords an opportunity for involvement in multiple areas of law. The primary obligations of the position will involve handling juvenile delinquency cases as well as representing the Wyandot County Department of Job and Family Services for child abuse, neglect, and dependency cases.  Additional roles will include occasionally prosecuting felony cases at the trial court and appellate court levels, and addressing delinquent tax issues for the Wyandot County Treasurer. Engaging in trial advocacy is an expectation of the position.  As such, the assistant prosecutor in this position will receive invaluable trial experience, both from trials to the court and jury trials. Requirements include must be a currently licensed attorney in good standing in the State of Ohio; must pass a criminal background check; excellent oral advocacy and communication skills; must be highly organized and motivated; must have a team-oriented mentality with the flexibility and willingness to work different types of cases in different areas of the law; possess good research skills; possess the desire to seek justice with a strong sense of professional behavior, impeccable integrity, and an ability to work efficiently.
Courtroom experience is preferred, however newly admitted attorneys are strongly encouraged to apply.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:

    Immediate courtroom experience.
    Handling cases from their intake to final disposition.
    Frequent interaction and communication with local law enforcement.
    Friendly, team-oriented, collaborative, ethical, and supportive work environment.
    Interaction with knowledgeable and experienced staff passionate about seeking justice.  
    Working in a small-town environment.
    Competitive salary based on experience.
    Benefits including health insurance, Public Employee Retirement System, Continuing Education, and payment of attorney registration fee.
Upper Sandusky is an approximate 30 minute drive from Findlay, Bucyrus, Kenton, Tiffin, and Marion;  45-55 minute drive from Lima;  45 minute drive from Delaware.  

HOW TO APPLY:

Send cover letter and resume to:
Eric J. Figlewicz via e-mail to  wyapa@co.wyandot.oh.us

or via regular US Mail to
137 S. Sandusky Ave.
Upper Sandusky, Ohio

43351

**Highly Motivated and newly admitted attorneys will be considered. **

Wyandot County is an equal opportunity employer

Posted 3/21/2023

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