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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.

(4) Position Listed

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (3)
Specialized Positions (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, etc.) (0)
Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (0)

Other Positions (1)

 

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions

 

Locality:

City of Bristol

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney  [ATT1]

Salary/Salary Range:

Begins at $52,909, plus benefits

Start Date:
April 20, 2015 (posted 2/27/15)
Closing Date:
Open until position has been filled
Description of job:

Prosecuting attorney with responsibilities for felony and misdemeanor cases in Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court, General District Court and Circuit Court of the City of Bristol

 

Special Requirements:

Virginia State Bar member; computer proficiency; residing in or willing to relocate to the Bristol area; experience as prosecuting attorney preferred



Contact:

Jerry Allen Wolfe

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney, City of Bristol

Address:

210 Piedmont Avenue, Suite 2, P. O. Box 1058, Bristol, Virginia  24203-1058

E-mail:

jawolfe@bristolva.org

 

Locality:

York County, VA

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney I

Salary/Salary Range:

$50,404 - $58,312

Start Date:
To be determined (posted 2/20/15)
Closing Date:
March 6, 2015, at 11:59 pm
Description of job:

Prosecution of misdemeanor and felony cases for the County of York and City of Poquoson.  Must be able to analyze evidence and formulate trial strategy.  Must be available 24 hours a day to answer questions from local law enforcement officers.

 

Special Requirements:

Member in good-standing with Virginia State Bar.  All applicants must submit an application through the York County website.

Apply online at http://www.yorkcounty.gov/humanresources



Contact:

Annika Hunter

Title:

Office Manager

Address:

300 Ballard Street, Yorktown, VA 23690

E-mail:

annika.hunter@yorkcounty.gov

 

Locality:

Suffolk

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth Attorney, III or II

Salary/Salary Range:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney III – 78,016 Min to 101,421 Mid to 134,199 Max
Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney II - $68,998 Min to $89,698 Mid to 118,687 Max

Start Date:
to be determined (posted 1/20/15)
Closing Date:

Open until filled

Description of job:

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 criminal trials; prosecuting jury and non-jury trials in misdemeanor and felony criminal cases including negotiating plea agreements, and preparing Appellate Court and other legal briefs, as necessary. Employee needs to have excellent verbal and writing skills. Employee must exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in determining the proper course of action in a variety of legal cases and situations and be well organized and focused in carrying out 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. 

 

Special Requirements:

**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 (including references and/or letters of recommendation), and a writing sample with a copy of those items mailed to C. Phillips Ferguson, Commonwealth’s Attorney, P.O. Box 1811, Suffolk, VA 23434. **

REQUIREMENTS:

Juris Doctorate degree

3 to 5 years of experience in the practice of law with an emphasis in criminal law and criminal procedure.

License to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia.



Contact:

C. Phillips Ferguson

Title:

Commonwealth's Attorney

Address:

P.O. Box 1811, Suffolk, VA 23434

E-mail:

 

 

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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

 

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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