Senior Trial Attorney - County Attorney
Yuma County, AZ - Yuma, AZ

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Under administrative direction with wide latitude for independent judgment, develops policies and procedures in assigned areas of work; performs professional legal work in the prosecution or defense of the most complex and difficult criminal or civil cases. This is a non-covered position. Incumbents in this position serve at the pleasure of their respective appointing attorney. The employment relationship of incumbents in this position is “at will”, and as such, the employee may be terminated at any time, for any reason, with or without cause. May supervise other attorneys on a routine and/or interim basis.

Experience & Education :
High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND one (1) year of general secretarial experience. Must demonstrate good typing/word processing skills with accuracy. Some positions require a successful completion of a background check, polygraph and drug test prior to appointment; and must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Examples of Work:
(Illustrative Only) Juris Doctorate (JD) degree or its equivalent required; seven years experience as a practicing attorney AND extensive trial experience in a leading role in complex criminal or civil cases; must be licensed by the Bar to practice law in the State of Arizona, remain active with all Arizona Bar annual requirements, and maintain a clear criminal record. It is expected that a minimum of 70% of workload must be at the Senior Trial Attorney level to maintain classification. Special Requirements : must submit a Certificate in Good Standing issued by the Disciplinary Clerk of the Supreme Court of Arizona. For Capital Crimes : must have certification from the Arizona Supreme Court, according to ARS Rule 6.8, Standards for Appointment of Counsel in Capital Crimes. Must have 1st Chair trial experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

View: Yuma County Application Process

Contact Information
Erlinda San Roman, Employment Analyst
Yuma County Human Resources
Phone: (928) 373-1119
Fax: (928) 373-1153


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