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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

 

Clark County
Assistant Prosecutor (Abuse Neglect and Dependency docket)
Clark County, Ohio

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

► Representing the Clark County Department of Job and Family Services (DJFS) in juvenile court for cases of children who are abused, neglected, or dependent.
► Drafting pleadings, motions, and other documents on behalf of DJFS to be filed in court.  Responding to defense motions and demands for discovery. 
► Preparing and advocating for DJFS and the children and families that DJFS serves, in court before a judge or magistrate at pretrial conferences, annual/semiannual custody review hearings, and adjudicatory and dispositional hearings.
► Interacting regularly with parents acting pro se, court appointed counsel for parents, guardians at litem, and court appointed special advocates.
► Interacting regularly with DJFS social workers about cases and testimony.
► This position is located in the offices of the Clark County Department of Job and Family Services.
►This position does not have a felony caseload in criminal court.  No private practice.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US:

► A friendly, supportive, and team-oriented working environment.
► A work location (Springfield, Ohio) convenient to both Dayton and Columbus.
► A salary of at least $61,000.00, or higher based on experience.
► Great benefits, including:  health, dental, and vision insurance; vacation, sick, and personal leave; office-paid CLE; and Ohio PERS retirement.

WHAT DO YOU NEED?

► Be admitted to practice law in Ohio—but you are encouraged to apply now if you are waiting for the results from the February 2024 bar exam.
► A passion for protecting at-risk children.
► A willingness to be a team player with social workers and others with the Clark County Department of Job and Family Services.
► Good communication and organizational skills, self-motivated and able to perform with minimal supervision.
► Candidates with experience in this practice area will receive preferred consideration.

TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter and resume to Andrew Pickering, First Assistant Prosecutor, at apickering@clarkcountyohio.gov.

If you are contacted for an interview, you may be asked to send a writing sample and references.

Posted 4/2/2024

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Assistant Prosecutor, in the Civil Division, Clark County, Ohio

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Providing legal advice to Clark County elected officials and their offices on a wide variety of issues.
  • Providing legal advice to elected officials and other employees of the ten Townships located in the County.
  • Reviewing contracts from Clark County offices and departments.
  • Helping County and Township offices with employment issues and compliance with public records laws.
  • Initiating and defending against litigation in courts and administrative agencies, on behalf of County and Township officials.
  • This position does not have a felony caseload in criminal court.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US:

  • A friendly, supportive, and team-oriented working environment.
  • A job that provides the opportunity to work on a wide variety of issues in County government, including ones you never thought existed.
  • A work location (Springfield, Ohio) convenient to both Dayton and Columbus.
  • A salary of at least $61,000.00, or higher based on experience.
  • Great benefits, including: health, dental, and vision insurance; vacation, sick, and personal leave; office-paid CLE; and Ohio PERS retirement.

WHAT DO YOU NEED?

  • Be admitted to practice law in Ohio—but you are encouraged to apply now if you are waiting for the results from the February 2024 bar exam.
  • Good research skills.
  • Good communication skills—oral and written.

TO APPLY:
Send a cover letter and resume to Andrew Pickering, First Assistant Prosecutor, at apickering@clarkcountyohio.gov.

If you are contacted for an interview, you may be asked to send a writing sample and references.

Posted 3/18/2024

 

Clinton County
The Clinton County Prosecutor’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the Criminal Division. The Assistant Prosecuting Attorney will handle felony criminal prosecution and trial work, among other prosecutorial duties.
Responsibilities:

  • Prosecute felony cases on behalf of Clinton County and the State of Ohio in criminal proceedings, including arraignments, dispositions, petitions for revocation, sentencing hearings, bond reductions, trials, Grand Jury, etc.
  • Present arguments and evidence to the court for trials/motion hearings.
  • Prepare motions, briefs, and other court documentation.
  • Prepare witnesses, victims, and law enforcement for trial.
  • Comply with Marsy’s Law.
  • Provide legal advice to law enforcement agencies.
  • Conduct legal research and analyze legal issues.
  • Collaborate with other members of the prosecutor’s office and law enforcement.
  • Assist other divisions within the office if needed.
  • Handle case management and maintain comprehensive case files.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Prosecuting Attorney as well as those prescribed by law.

Qualifications:

  • Admission to the Ohio Bar pursuant to Section 4705.01 of the Ohio Revised Code.
  • Be available to work in the office on a daily basis and have the ability to work outside normal working hours when necessary.
  • Critical thinking and decision-making skills; Detail oriented; Flexible and quick-thinking; Quick learning ability; Ability to ensure accurate and timely completion of responsibilities skills are required.
  • Possess excellent research and writing skills with an understanding of relevant legal issues.
  • Knowledge of computers and computer operating systems; Knowledge of Westlaw Legal Research Product.
  • Be able to work both independently and collaboratively and possess strong interpersonal skills.
  • Have a strong understanding of criminal law and trial procedures.
  • Possess qualities of fairness, a strong work ethic, and the highest integrity, and must also maintain client confidentiality.
  • Previous experience in criminal prosecution is preferred but not required.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • Full-time role; paid bi-weekly; paid vacation and sick time; 13 paid holidays.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Medical, Vision, Dental, Employer-Paid Life Insurance, Ohio Public Employee’s Retirement System (OPERS), Eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
  • Continuing legal education credits are also available.
  • No private practice is allowed for this full-time position.

Application Process:
To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Kelly Shoemaker, Office Administrator, at kshoemaker@clintonctyprosecutor.com or mail to:
103 E. Main St.
Wilmington, OH 45177

This job posting will remain open until filled. Clinton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 5/15/2024

 

Darke County
The Darke County Prosecutor’s Office, in Greenville, Ohio, is seeking a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney within the Municipal Court Division.  This Assistant Prosecutor shall be responsible for all cases filed in the Municipal Court.  Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio, motivated, organized and responsible. Salary range is $75,000-$85,000 depending on experience plus county medical benefits and OPERS.  Anticipated starting date is August-September 2024.  Send or email a letter of interest and resume to rdowler.dcpa@gmail.com or:
Darke County Prosecutor’s Office
Attn: Rindy Dowler
504 S Broadway
Greenville, Ohio 45331. 

(No phone calls please).

Posted 5/14/2024

 

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

Updated 4/23/2024

 

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 has an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney position available in the Economic Crimes - Criminal Unit.  The application deadline is May 31, 2024

POSITION TITLE: Economic Crime - Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Chief Counsel, Criminal Division
HOURS: Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
STARTING SALARY: Negotiable depending on 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

POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (APA) in the Criminal
Unit is an attorney interested in criminal law who has a firm foundation in legal research and
writing, good time-management skills, and a willingness to participate in trials. 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. This position prosecutes cases of all felony levels. Cases handled include
highly complex matters such as RICO, Securities, Ethics, Public Corruption, Embezzlements,
Elder Theft, and other frauds.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Handle a docket of felony cases.
• Prepare cases for Grand Jury and/or trial, including contacting victims and witnesses.
• Present cases to Grand Jury and/or trial.
• Analyze legal issues.
• Draft subpoenas and requests for records.
• Represent the State of Ohio in daily court hearings.
• Conduct legal research on various legal issues.
• Prepare motions and legal briefs.
• Work professionally with defense attorneys, court personnel, law enforcement agencies,
and the public.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Critical thinking and decision making skills
• Detail oriented
• Flexible and quick-thinking
• Quick learning ability when new tasks are required
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• 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 with ability to learn Matrix case
management system
• 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.


BENEFITS SUMMARY
• Medical, Dental, Vision and Behavioral Health, and Prescription Drug Coverage
• Employee Assistance Program
• Disability and Life Insurance
• Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
(OPERS)
• Deferred Compensation
• Generous Paid Time Off Accrual
• Ten Paid Holidays
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Company-Paid Training and Development
• Commuter Program

Please submit resume and cover letter to
Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office
373 S. High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
or email Francine Matteson, HR Administrator - fmatteson@franklincountyohio.gov

Posted 5/6/2024

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The Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office is currently seeking motivated, organized, and responsible law students to work part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer as a legal intern (CIU). Applicants must be able to work 20 hours per week during the school year and up to 40 hours per week during the summer and school holidays. Applicants must have a firm foundation in legal research and writing, have good time management skills, and be detailoriented. The successful candidates will commit to a six month period of work with the CIU exclusively, which can be extended.

HOURS: Monday – Friday, within 7am – 7pm window
STARTING SALARY: $18.00 per hour
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree and completed first year of law
school.

Posted 3/18/2024

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The Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office is currently looking for attorneys with adult criminal
and/or juvenile court prosecution (or equivalent) experience. More information

Posted 2/28/2024

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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

Posted 2/7/2024

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

 

Greene County
The Greene County Prosecutor’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Civil Assistant Prosecutor. Civil Assistant Prosecutors represent Greene County boards, commissions, officials, officers, and employees in civil matters, including, but not limited to, litigation, statutory compliance, and contract and document review. The Civil Division’s main function is to provide legal counsel and representation to elected officials, including all county elected officials, and township trustees.

Responsibilities: Represent and advise the County, its elected officials and various departments, agencies, boards, and commissions of Greene County; Handle select civil litigation in actions for alleged civil rights violations; civil tort actions; and contract disputes; Provide legal advice to County officials, boards, and commissions on all legal matters affecting county government, including general legal compliance, employment matters, land acquisition and contract negotiation; Represent county officials, county agencies, and county employees in specialized litigation; Advise and represent boards of township trustees on a wide variety of matters, including land use and zoning matters; and Perform all other duties assigned to, delegated to, or required of the Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.

Experience and Skills: Must be available to work in the office on a daily basis and have the ability to meet and work outside the normal working hours; Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively and possess strong interpersonal skills; Must possess the ability to effectively manage time and meet deadlines; Must possess excellent research and writing skills and requisite understanding of relevant law and regulations; Must possess qualities of fairness, a strong work ethic, have the highest integrity, and must also maintain client confidentiality.

Candidates should possess a strong academic record, exceptional writing abilities in addition to effective oral communication skills.  All applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio.  This position is full time; no private practice is allowed. Salary range is from $65,000.00 to $75,000.00 depending upon experience.  Position includes full benefits, including health care, vacation, sick leave, and Ohio Public Employees Retirement System. Continuing legal education credits are also available. Mail, e-mail, or fax a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to:

David D. Hayes
Greene County Prosecuting Attorney
61 Greene Street, Suite 200
Xenia, Ohio 45385
david.hayes@greenecountyohio.gov
(937) 562-5250
(937) 562-5107 (fax)

Applications must be received no later than May 31, 2024.  Any applicant who has been licensed less than two (2) years must submit full law school transcript.

All applicants must also complete the online application at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/greeneoh/jobs/4487851/assistant-prosecuting-attorney?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs.

Posted 4/29/2024

 

Hamilton County
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney – Civil Division

HOURS:                                                    Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm
STARTING SALARY:                             $86,320.00; salary commensurate w/level of experience
FLSA:                                                         Exempt

Job Overview:  The Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking an attorney to handle Litigation matters and also an attorney to handle Transactional matters within the office of the Prosecuting Attorney.  The person hired will fill a position as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (APA).  Both the litigation attorney and the Transactional attorney shall have a firm foundation in legal research and writing and good time-management skills.  The Litigation APA will participate in all levels of pre-litigation and actual litigation in court and before administrative agencies.  The Litigation APA will represent all Hamilton County elected officials, Hamilton county offices, and Hamilton County officers and Hamilton County employees who are sued in their official capacities. The litigation APA will research and write legal opinions to County officers and other clients of the Prosecuting Attorney.

The Transactional APA will review and write contracts involving all levels of County government and all offices of County government. The transactional APA will research and write legal opinions to County officers and other clients of the Prosecuting Attorney. 

Responsibilities and Duties:

LITIGATION APA

  • Analyze legal issues; Conduct legal research on various legal issues.
  • Review and prepare discovery requests and draft discovery requests to the opposing parties.
  • Prepare motions and legal briefs and conduct depositions.
  • Handle Trial Court litigation including appeal procedures.
  • Work professionally with opposing counsel, court personnel, law enforcement agencies, and the public.
  • Perform all other duties assigned, delegated or required by supervisor or the Prosecuting Attorney as well as those prescribed by law.

TRANSACTIONAL APA

  • Review contracts of County offices including revisions and preparation of original contracts on behalf of County offices. 
  • Analyze legal issues; Conduct legal research for opinions of the Prosecuting Attorney.
  • Prepare and finalize opinions of the Prosecuting Attorney for the signature of the Prosecuting Attorney. 
  • Preform all other duties assigned, delegated or required by supervisor or the Prosecuting Attorney as well as those prescribed by law.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Juris Doctorate
  • Admission to Ohio Bar pursuant to Section 4705.01 of the Ohio Revised Code
  • 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 with ability to learn Matrix case management system; knowledge of LexisNexis Legal Research product
  • 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, delegate or required of an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney as well as those prescribed by law.

 Benefits

  • Full-time role; paid bi-weekly; paid vacation, sick time, two annual personal days.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Medical, HRA, Dental, Vision, Employer-Paid Life Insurance, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Eligibility, Wellness Incentives, Employee Assistance Plan.
  • Ohio Public Employee’s Retirement System which includes a 10% employee contribution and a 14% employer contribution.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:
Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office
230 East 9th Street, Suite 4000
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 
Attn: Kathy Bailey

Email to:
kathy.bailey@hcpros.org

Posted 4/25/2024

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Job Title: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney 
Hours:                             Monday - Friday, 8 am -5pm
Starting Salary:              $80,168.00 Annually:  Additional compensation may be considered based on experience.
FLSA:                              Exempt

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.   

Job Overview:  The Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (APA) 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.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Possibly prepare cases for Grand Jury and/or trial, including contacting victims and witnesses.
  • Possibly 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.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Juris Doctorate.
  • Admission to Ohio Bar pursuant to Section 4705.01 of the Ohio Revised Code.
  • 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 with ability to learn Matrix case management system; Knowledge of LexisNexis Legal Research product.
  • Must possess qualities of fairness, a strong work ethic, have the highest integrity.
  • Confidentiality is essential. Background check required.
  • 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.

Benefits

  • Full-time role; paid bi-weekly; paid vacation, sick time, two annual personal days.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Medical, HRA, Dental, Vision, Employer-Paid Life Insurance, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Eligibility, Wellness Incentives, Employee Assistance Plan.
  • Ohio Public Employee’s Retirement System which includes a 10% employee contribution and a 14% employer contribution.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office
230 East 9th Street, Suite 4000
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 
Attn: Mark Piepmeier/Bill Anderson

Email to:
mark.piepmeier@hcpros.org
bill.anderson@hcpros.org

The Prosecutor is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Prosecutor has a strict policy against any form of unlawful discrimination. 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 4/18/2024

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Job Title: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney – Family Law Division

Hours:                             Monday - Friday, 8 am -5pm
Starting Salary:              $80,168.00 Annually:  Additional compensation may be considered based on experience.
FLSA:                              Exempt

Job Overview:
The Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking a qualified attorney to represent Hamilton County Department of Job & Family Services (HCJFS) in child abuse, neglect and dependency matters. The attorney hired will fill a position as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (APA) and will practice before the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division, the First District Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Ohio. The APA shall have a firm foundation in legal research and writing, demonstrate competence, possess the highest integrity and display strong time management skills.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide legal advice and consultation to as well as legal representation for caseworkers and management at the HCJFS on matters involving child abuse, neglect and dependency as well as youth with an open Children’s Services case that have been adjudicated delinquent.  Cases include voluntary protective cases as well as children in the status of interim protective supervision, interim custody, protective supervision, temporary custody, planned permanent living arrangement and permanent custody of the agency.
  • Analyze legal issues and assess feasibility of court action.
  • Conduct legal research and writing on various legal issues.
  • Review, prepare and draft discovery requests.
  • Draft complaints, motions, legal briefs, appeals and other pleadings for court involved cases.
  • Respond to motions filed by opposing parties.
  • Serve as the trial attorney for HCJFS by attending and participating in all stages of the court proceedings including: preliminary protective hearings; pretrial, adjudication, disposition and post-disposition hearings; review and annual review hearings; motions to set aside and objection hearings; and appeals.  
  • Work professionally with members of the Prosecutor’s Office, opposing counsel, court personnel, law enforcement agencies, and the public.
  • Perform all other duties assigned, delegated or required by supervisor or the Prosecuting Attorney as well as those prescribed by law.
  • Serve on an on-call rotation after normal business hours and weekends to provide legal advice and consultation to HCJFS for issues regarding emergency removal, telephonic orders, medical emergencies or any other emergent matter. This includes attendance at any hearings scheduled by the Court during non-business hours when the hearing falls on your assigned rotation.
  • Provide legal training to HCJFS social workers and staff when requested.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Juris Doctorate.
  • Admission to Ohio Bar pursuant to Section 4705.01 of the Ohio Revised Code.
  • Demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills that include the ability to effectively communicate and interact with the client, the Court, legal professionals and other stakeholders.
  • Critical thinking and decision making skills; Detail oriented; Flexible and quick-thinking; Quick learning ability when new tasks are required; Good time management; Prioritize all job duties to ensure accurate and timely completion of responsibilities.
  • Possess excellent research and writing skills with requisite understanding of relevant legal issues.
  • Knowledge of computers and computer operating systems with ability to learn Matrix case management system; Knowledge of LexisNexis Legal Research product.
  • Possess qualities of fairness, a strong work ethic and the highest integrity.
  • Confidentiality is essential.  Background check required.
  • Able to conduct business in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, the Ohio Rules of Juvenile Procedure and other state and federal laws.
  • Able to perform all other duties assigned, delegate or required of an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney as well as those prescribed by law.

Benefits

  • Full-time role; paid bi-weekly; paid vacation, sick time, two annual personal days.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Medical, HRA, Dental, Vision, Employer-Paid Life Insurance, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Eligibility, Wellness Incentives, Employee Assistance Plan.
  • Ohio Public Employee’s Retirement System which includes a 10% employee contribution and a 14% employer contribution.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office
230 East 9th Street, Suite 4000
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 
Attn: Carla Guenthner

Email to:
Carla.Guenthner@hcpros.org

The Prosecutor is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Prosecutor has a strict policy against any form of unlawful discrimination. 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 4/18/2024

 

ASSISTANT COUNTY PROSECUTOR
Juvenile Division
The Hancock County Prosecutor's Office is seeking an attorney to serve as a fulltime assistant prosecutor handling juvenile and Child Protective Services matters. Candidate must be licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio and be in good standing. Candidate must also be able to handle all phases required of the Prosecutor in Juvenile Court. Courtroom experience is preferred. This is a public employment opportunity with benefits and retirement as provided in the Public Employees Retirement System. Background checks will be conducted. Compensation for this position will commensurate with the candidate's experience and will include full county benefits. Resumes will be accepted until position filled.

Please send resumes, work-related references and salary history and demand to:
Hancock County Prosecutor's Office
51 4 South Main Street — Suite B
Findlay, Ohio 45840
Email: prosecutor@co.hancock.oh.us
Equal opportunity employer

Posted 5/24/2024

 

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

 

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

 

Morrow County
The Morrow County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a full time assistant prosecuting attorney.  The successful applicant will be practicing in the Morrow County Municipal Court and/or Morrow County Court of Common Pleas -  Juvenile and General Divisions.

The position will require an attorney who is able to fulfill the below listed duties in a professional manner:

  1. Work with a variety of people including Ohio State Highway Patrol; Morrow County Sheriff’s Department; Local Law Enforcement Agencies; Victims; Complainants; and Witnesses;
  2. Conduct numerous jury trials (12-15 year);
  3. Maintain heavy caseload involving multiple bench trials and motion hearings each week involving misdemeanor offenses; zoning violations and felony bindovers;
  4. Legal drafting including pleadings and briefs.

Applicants must be admitted to practice in the State of Ohio.  Prior legal experience is not necessary but will be considered as a factor in reviewing applications.  Salary will be commensurate with experience. Additionally, the successful applicant will be eligible to receive medical insurance, OPERS, vacation and sick time. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by June 15th to Thomas J. Smith, Morrow County Prosecuting Attorney. Email can be sent to prosecutor@co.morrow.oh.us.

Thomas J. Smith
Morrow County Prosecuting Attorney
60 E. High St.
Mt. Gilead OH 43338

Posted 5/16/2024

 

Preble County
The Preble County Prosecutor's Office is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Applicants must be licensed in good standing with the State of Ohio, with a minimum of five years' experience, preferably in criminal law. Jury trial experience strongly preferred. Primary job responsibilities will include prosecuting adult felony cases and providing legal advice to law enforcement. Applicants will need proficiency in Microsoft Office, Westlaw, and Zoom; experience with Matrix Case Management Software is beneficial. Salary ranging from $93,000.00 - $120,000.00 based on experience. The successful applicant will be enjoying a family-like atmosphere in a small and professional office where quality-of-life matters; the successful applicant will be working in a traffic-free, rural community where the cost-of-living is very low and the schools are good. Preble County is a great place to live, work, and raise a family - with an easier pace of life than the big city — but with easy access to large-city amenities and opportunities.

Cover letters and resumes should be submitted via mail to:
Preble County Prosecutor's Office, Attention: Tina Rivers
101 East Main Street
Eaton, Ohio 45320
or via email to tina@prebco.org no later than May 30, 2024.

Posted 4/29/2024

 

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
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. We are accepting applications for the position for a Specialty Dockets Prosecutor. This position will cover all specialty court dockets including Valor Court (for veterans), Hope Court (for mental health), Turning Point (drug court), as well as three Re-Entry courts. This position is ideal for someone who is dedicated to rehabilitation and working with offenders to break the cycle of  recidivism. This position will come with a pre-approved and pre-paid conference in Anaheim, California, this summer.  This could entail a multi-year commitment which would allow the assigned prosecutor to become immersed in all the services these courts provide and agencies they work with to best represent the office in these rehabilitative endeavors. This position will provide a balance of a predictable schedule without trials, while still having time in Court. Applicants must have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to learn. 

Compensation for this position will be approximately $80,000 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 4/2/2024

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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, Delinquency 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 2/28/2024

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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

 

Warren County
Assistant Prosecutor – Civil Division, Tax Collection Matters
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: 
Representing the Warren County Treasurer on delinquent real estate, personal property, and manufactured home tax collection matters, including preparation, filing, and litigation of complaints for collection of delinquent taxes.  Providing legal advice to the sheriff, recorder, treasurer, auditor, engineer, and board of revision regarding real property and taxation matters.  Responsible for all phases of litigation in any matter related to taxation of real property.  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 3/21/2024

 

Wayne County
The Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking a full-time assistant prosecuting attorney. Duties will primarily include prosecuting misdemeanor cases in the Wayne County Municipal Court. However, the successful applicant may also be called upon from time to time to fill other duties that accompany being an assistant prosecuting attorney in the Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

Requirements for the position include: licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio, good communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to think fast on one’s feet, a strong sense of professional behavior, impeccable integrity, and an ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Trial/litigation experience is preferred.

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 via email at awypasek@countyprosecutor.com.

Position will remain open until filled.

Posted 5/16/2024

 

 

 

 

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



Posted 3/21/2024

 

Williams County

Title: Assistant Prosecutor
Department: Civil or criminal
Status: Full time, salaried, unclassified employee
Salary: Starting at $60,000 for newly admitted attorneys and up to $85,000 or higher, based on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, and other optional insurance coverage; holidays, sick, and vacation leave; and retirement benefits through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.

Requirements:
Must possess a Juris Doctorate or anticipate graduating in May 2024 with a Juris Doctorate.
Must be a lawyer in good standing with the Ohio Supreme Court or must sit for the Ohio Bar Examination in July 2024 and become licensed by December 2024.
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.

Please provide a resume, references, cover letter, and writing sample.

Job Responsibilities:

Civil: Performs legal research; analyzes legal issues; remains up-to-date on the case and statutory law; prepares, reviews, and files pleadings; answers legal questions; drafts legal opinions and reviews contracts/documents for County officials and Township Officials; represents County officials, Township officials and various County Departments in civil litigation; researches and writes opinions, motions, and memorandums; handles foreclosures; assists with public records requests; and performs other duties as required.

Criminal: Attends court proceedings to prosecute felony criminal cases; conducts plea negotiations; presents arguments/evidence to the court for trials/motion hearings and sentencing, etc; participates in diversion and solution-based proceedings (i.e., Drug Court); prepares for court proceedings; performs legal research; analyzes legal issues; researches and writes motions, memorandums, and appellate briefs; prepares indictments; screens cases for criminal prosecution; complies with victims’ rights law; prepares witnesses, victims, and law enforcement for trial; and performs other duties as required.

Answer the Prosecutor’s After-Hours cell phone as assigned, to assist law enforcement with emergency issues, to make charging decisions, or to provide guidance on investigations.

Skills/Abilities:
Effective communication and conflict-resolution skills
Excellent legal writing
Excellent oral advocacy skills (criminal division)
Prioritize and manage time effectively
Understand most difficult classes of concepts
Exercise independent judgment and discretion
Understand, interpret, and apply law, rules, or regulations to specific situations
Understand the court system and be able to explain the terminology to victims (criminal division)
Negotiate effectively
Communicate effectively with clients and mediate difficult situations
Hold self to a high standard in ethics, honesty, and personal responsibility
Compassionate and seeking of truth and justice
Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, LexisNexis, online research, and general computer skills
Reasonable, cooperative, and a team player
Reliable and professional

Williams County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Please send Application Materials to Katherine Zartman at kzartman@wmsco.org.

Posted 4/15/2024

 

Wood County
The Wood County Prosecuting Attorneys Office is seeking a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Criminal Division. Applicants should be comfortable representing the State of Ohio in cimrinal proceedings including arraignments, dispositions, petitions for revocation, sentencing hearings, bond reductions, appellate hearings, Grand Jury presentations, etc.; as well as preparing motions, briefs, and other court documents. 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. A full position description, as well as the county application, can be found at the link below for Wood County employment. 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 4/30/2024

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