This is a grant funded position. Continuation of position is dependent upon grant renewal
Under limited supervision, performs professional legal work prosecuting criminal suspects on behalf of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Work involves performing legal research in the preparation of domestic violence cases; prosecuting jury and non-jury trails in misdemeanor and felony criminal cases including negotiating plea agreement, and preparing Appellate Court and other legal briefs, as necessary. Employee will need to have excellent verbal and writing skills to write V-STOP Domestic Violence Grant and complete quarterly reports.
Employee must exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in determining the proper course of action in variety of legal cases and situations and be well organized and focused in carrying our the duties and responsibilities of the position. Employee is also responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to public officials, law enforcement officials, victims of crime and the general public. Employee must also exercise tact, courtesy and discretion in frequent contact with crime victims, law enforcement and judicial officials, public officials and the general public.
**Eligible applicants must apply at www.suffolkva.us and click on the City of Suffolk Employment link to apply. Please attach a letter of interest, resume and writing sample with a copy of those items mailed to C. Phillips Ferguson, Commonwealth Attorney, P.O. Box 1811, Suffolk, VA 23434.**
License to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required.
All interested applicants must submit an application online at www.suffolkva.us . Open until filled. EOE
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