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Information presented below is provided as a service to Virginia Commonwealth's Attorney's offices. The Commonwealth's Attorneys' Services Council assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of listings for positions for agencies other than its own. Commonwealth's Attorney's offices wishing to list employment opportunities on this site should complete a job information form and submit it to lamar3@wm.edu.

(7) Position Listed

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (5)
Specialized Positions (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, etc.) (0)
Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (0)

Other Positions (2)

 

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions

 

Locality:

City of Danville, Virginia

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney I

Salary/Salary Range:

$52,909 - $72,916, plus benefits

 

Start Date:
August 1, 2015 (posted 7/9/15)
Closing Date:
Closed when filled.
Description of job:

Prosecution of felony and misdemeanor cases in all district and circuit courts with other duties assigned by the Commonwealth’s Attorney. 

Special Requirements:

Graduate of accredited law school and active membership in good standing of Virginia State Bar. Along with resume, submit a writing sample neither coauthored nor edited by anyone except the applicant. 



Contact:

Michael J. Newman

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

341 Main Street, Suite 200, Danville, VA 24541

E-mail:

comthaty@danvilleva.gov

 

Locality:

Williamsburg/James City County

Job Title:

Juvenile Justice Attorney I

Salary/Salary Range:

$65,000 or greater depending upon experience

 

Start Date:
to be determined (posted 6/30/15)
Closing Date:
8/12/15
Description of job:

Ability to assist with the prosecution of cases in General District and Circuit Courts, however, the primary responsibilities of the position will be to lead the prosecution of juvenile cases in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court in addition to a particular focus on the prosecution of cases involving the abuse of children.  Responsibilities of the position will also include coordinating and leading the office’s Child Abuse Multi-Disciplinary Team.

 

Special Requirements:

Must be a member of the Virginia State Bar, completion of the Child First Program preferred.  Applicants should submit an application on the James City County web site  jamescitycountyva.gov  



Contact:

Catherine A. C. Black

Title:

Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

5201 Monticello Avenue, Suite 4, Williamsburg, VA  23188

E-mail:

cblack@wjcc-ca.hrcoxmail.com

 

Locality:

Campbell County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

Dependent upon qualifications and experience

 

Start Date:
Negotiable (posted 6/26/15)
Closing Date:
Until Filled.
Description of job:

The Campbell County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney.  This position will focus primarily on the prosecution of domestic violence, sex based offenses and crimes against children.  The position requires a demonstrated commitment to prosecution and to the type of work listed above.  Requires ability to work independently, advise law-enforcement on the legal aspects of criminal investigations and requires the ability to research and prepare persuasive oral and written arguments and material.

 

Special Requirements:

Admission to the Virginia Bar and prior criminal law trial experience required.  Prior prosecution experience preferred.  Applicant is subject to a criminal background check.



Contact:

Please submit a Campbell County application along with a resume stating your salary requirements. Applications are available on-line at www.co.campbell.va.us.

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Address:

 

E-mail:

 

Locality:

City of Portsmouth

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney (multiple openings)

Salary/Salary Range:

Negotiable

 

Start Date:
To be determined (posted 5/7/15)
Closing Date:
When filled
Description of job:

Prosecution of felony and misdemeanor offenses in General District, Juvenile and Domestic Relations, and Circuit Courts

 

Special Requirements:

Must be licensed to practice law in Virginia.  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing is a must, as is the ability to work well in a team environment.


Contact:

Submit resume (via email preferred) to:

Title:

Lisa Cox

Address:

Portsmouth Commonwealth’s Attorneys Office
1345 Court Street, Suite 105, Portsmouth, VA 23704

E-mail:

coxl@portsmouthva.gov

 

Locality:

Newport News

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney 

Salary/Salary Range:

Negotiable based on experience

Start Date:
As soon as possible (posted 3/11/15)
Closing Date:
Until Filled
Description of job:

Since this office is engaged in Community Prosecution, not only will this attorney be prosecuting felonies and misdemeanors in General District and Circuit Court, but will also work to build strong partnerships with law enforcement and the community.  This will involve, among other things, doing ride-a-longs with police and working closely with community members to identify and solve problems. 

 

Special Requirements:

Innovation, creativity, and an ability to work with all types of people are necessary.  Background check and admission to the Virginia State Bar are required.  At least two to three years of experience in criminal defense or prosecution is preferred.



Contact:

Howard E. Gwynn, 757-926-7443

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

2501 Washington Avenue, 6th Floor, Newport News, VA 23607

E-mail:

hgwynn@nnva.gov

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Specialized Positions (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, etc.)

 

NONE AT THIS TIME.

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Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Positions

 

NONE AT THIS TIME.

 

Other Positions

The Civil Rights Division (Division) would like to thank each of you for participating in our efforts to increase outreach to individuals interested in working for the Division.  The Division hopes to attract a broad and diverse pool of qualified applicants, and, to that end, encourages you to forward this information to any qualified applicants, including qualified applicants with disabilities, who may be interested in working for the Division.

 NOTE: THE LINKS IN THE LISTING DO NOT WORK, HOWEVER YOU CAN COPY AND PASTE THE LINKS INTO YOUR BROWSER.

For your convenience, all current Division job announcementsthat are open to the public are listed below.  Please also remind members of your organization that all job announcements can always be found on the Division’s homepage, http://www.justice.gov/crt/employment.  In addition, if you know of other organizations that might want to receive our job announcements, please let them know the process is very simple.  They just need to send an email to CRT.Jobs@usdoj.gov.  There are no elaborate forms to fill out – just an email indicating that the organization wishes to receive future job listings and the e-mail address for us to contact them.  Please do not hesitate to let us know if you have suggestions on how we can improve our outreach efforts. 

 

The chart below includes the Civil Rights Division job opportunities currently available to the public. 

 

Remarks

Position

Salary

Closing Date

       

NEW

Deputy Chief (Supervisory Trial Attorney)
Special Litigation Section

GS-905-15 ($126,245 to $158,700 per year)

8/04/15

Trial Attorney
Appellate Section

GS-905-12/15 ($76,378 to $158,700 per year)

8/6/15

NEW

Deputy Chief (Supervisory Trial Attorney)
Disability Rights Section

GS-905-15 ($126,245 to $158,700 per year)

8/18/15

 

Student Volunteers (Division-wide)

N/A (Volunteer)

See Description

 

 

ndividuals interested in applying for these positions should comply with the application procedures and closing dates in the vacancy announcement.  The Division does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications (i.e., those not submitted in response to a particular vacancy announcement).  If you need more information about a specific Civil Rights Division vacancy, please call the Human Resources Office, Team 1 on (202) 514-3934.

 

 

 

Locality:

Fauquier County Commonwealth’s Attorney Office

Job Title:
Legal Internship/Externship Opportunity
Salary/Salary Range:

None (position is legal/academic; intern or extern works for experience or academic credit as the case may be)

Start Date:

(Posted August 22, 2013)

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

Description of job:

Legal intern/extern to assist with the prosecution of cases in Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court, General District Court and Circuit Court.  Perform any and all other responsibilities as assigned by the Commonwealth’s Attorney or staff. Generally, interns/externs will perform legal research, factual research/investigation and case file development. Also, intern/extern may assist prosecuting attorney with in-court duties. All work is under the supervision of licensed (VA) attorneys in Commonwealth’s Attorneys Office. 

Special Requirements:

Only current law students of an accredited law school will be considered. A valid 3rd year practice certification is preferred, but not required.  Interested applicants MUST submit a Fauquier County Online Application available at http://apply.fauquiercounty.gov; Send resume and references to:

Contact:

The Honorable James P. Fisher, Esq.

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney for Fauquier County

Address:

29 Ashby Street, Warrenton, VA 20186

E-mail:

James.Fisher@fauquiercounty.gov

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