Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney

Alexandria, VA
$80,766.14 - $84,805.24 Annually
Mar 18, 2023
Apr 17, 2023
Full Time
Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Overview: The Commonwealth’s Attorney's Office for the City of Alexandria is seeking an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for assignment to a district court docket with additional responsibility for felony cases as assigned. This opening is contingent on City Council approval in May, with a start date in July 2023.

Minimum Requirements: The successful applicant will possess excellent writing, research and oral communication skills and the ability to work independently. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Virginia and a member of the Virginia State Bar.

Preferred Requirements: Prior prosecutorial and/or trial experience; fluency in a foreign language, particularly Spanish or Arabic.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Alexandria Commonwealth's Attorney's Office has a strong commitment to the principle of inclusion and actively encourages applications from diverse candidates.

Applications will be accepted through April 17. Applications received after this date will not be considered. Applications should comprise a cover letter, a resume, and a writing sample. Please attach these documents to your application.

Highly qualified candidates will be contacted and moved forward in the hiring process. February Bar Applicants are encouraged to apply. Telephone inquiries are strongly discouraged. Panel interviews will be conducted April 26—May 2, 2023.