Assistant Commonwealth Attorney I - Gloucester - job 746446

Gloucester County, VA

Date: 05/04/2021

City: Gloucester, Virginia

Salary: $65,971 per year

Employment type: Full-time


Position is open until filled; review of applications begins immediately.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply!

Gloucester County is seeking a dynamic professional to perform legal work representing the Commonwealth in court. Manages caseload, prepares, researches, and prosecutes assigned cases. In addition, experienced prosecutors conduct special investigations and provide legal advice to law enforcement personnel regarding investigations. Work involves considerable public contact and requires independent judgment, initiative, tact and courtesy in various phases of work. This position is grant funded and reports to the Commonwealth's Attorney.

Examples of Duties

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Assistant Commonwealth Attorney I: Hiring Salary - $65,971 +/- DOQ annually


Required: Graduation from an accredited school of law; active member of the Virginia State Bar in good standing.

In addition to Required:

Acceptable qualifications include 6 months to 3 years experience in the practice of law with a concentration in civil, criminal, administrative or governmental law; or recent law school graduate; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Preferred qualifications include Minimum of 3 years experience as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney with completion of specialized training in addition to maintaining required CLE credits.

Special Requirements

To be considered for this position, a completed application with a minimum of 3 professional references must be listed on application. A cover letter, current writing sample and resume must also be submitted with the online application for consideration.

Professional references are individuals who can attest to your job related knowledge, skills and abilities while working or in a volunteer capacity and are not family or personally related. Professional references should include job title, company name and address, phone numbers and email address if available.

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Gloucester County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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