Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney III

Employer
Loudoun County Government
Location
Leesburg, VA
Posted
Jan 12, 2022
Closes
Jan 15, 2022
Ref
310914653
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
The Loudoun County Commonwealth Attorney's Office seeks a full-time Senior Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney. The selected candidate will be responsible for the management and prosecution of cases in General District and Circuit Courts. Manages felony caseload. Coordinates witnesses and follows investigative matters with law enforcement through the preliminary hearing stage. Evaluates and screens cases for disposal in District Court or indictment in Circuit Court. Provides performance direction, feedback, mentoring, coaching and training to staff. Promotes teamwork and collaboration. The selected applicant be: able to manage a heavy caseload; skilled at legal research and writing; able to work both independently and collaboratively in an office that values integrity, civility, initiative, sound judgment and skilled advocacy. HIRING RANGE: $80,452.63- $112,633.69, COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE Job Requirements:Requires a Juris Doctor Degree (JD) from an accredited law school and three (3) years of experience as a licensed practicing attorney; a license to practice in Virginia is required. Preferred experience with jury trial and public relations experience in legal field related to assigned area and with extensive operational or administrative experience. Special Requirements Must be licensed to practice law in Virginia. Must be a member in good standing with the Virginia State Bar (ability to obtain a waiver of admission within a reasonable time is also acceptable, but should not to exceed four (4) months). Continue legal education annually.

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