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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.

(10) Position Listed

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (9)
Specialized Positions (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, etc.) (0)
Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (0)

Other Positions (1)

 

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions

 

Locality:

Virginia Beach

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney I, II, III    – 2 openings

Salary/Salary Range:

I  $67,597.20 - $101,395.92
II  $74,615.76 - $111,923.76

III $82,264.08 - $123,396.24

 

Start Date:
6/7/15 (posted 4/24/15)
Closing Date:
5/3/15
Description of job:

Prosecute criminal cases in all courts.

 

Special Requirements:

Member of the VSB.  Visit https://www.vbcareers4gov.com  to apply. EOE


Contact:

Susan Hooks

Title:

Chief Deputy

Address:

2425 Nimmo Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA  23456

E-mail:

shooks@vbgov.com

 

Locality:

Pittsylvania County, Virginia

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

$53,000 to $58,000

 

Start Date:
June 15, 2015 (posted 4/23/15)
Closing Date:
Open until filled
Description of job:

Duties will include the prosecution of misdemeanor and felony offenses in General District, Juvenile and Domestic Relations, and Circuit Court.  The office consists of the elected Commonwealth’s Attorney and 5 assistants.  The office has a strong no plea bargain policy, and encourages all assistants gain experience by trying cases in all courts.  The applicant will be offered opportunities to prosecute felonies and misdemeanors, including jury trials.

 

Special Requirements:

Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited law school and be
a member of the bar in good standing.  Prosecution experience preferred but not required. Resume and cover letter required, which can submitted either by email or mail to the addresses below.


Contact:

R. Bryan Haskins

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

P.O. Box 1068, Chatham,  Virginia  24531 or by email to:

E-mail:

bryan.haskins@pittgov.org.com

 

Locality:

City of Lynchburg

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

$53,000  plus benefits

 

Start Date:
July 1, 2015 (posted 4/17/15)
Closing Date:
May 15, 2015
Description of job:

Responsibilities include prosecution of felony and misdemeanor criminal offenses.

 

Special Requirements:

Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school and a member of the Virginia Bar or a candidate of the July bar exam. Prosecutorial experience preferred but not required.


Contact:

Submit resumes and letters of interest to:

Title:

Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

P.O. Box 1539, Lynchburg, Va. 24505 or

E-mail:

application@ocalynchburg.com

 

Locality:

Augusta County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney 

Salary/Salary Range:

To be determined. This is a full-time position with benefits including VRS Retirement, life insurance, health insurance, vacation and sick leave programs.

Start Date:
To be determined. (posted April 15, 2015)
Closing Date:
Open until filled
Description of job:

Responsibilities include prosecution of felony and misdemeanor criminal offenses.

 

Special Requirements:

For consideration, applicants must be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly in writing and work well in a team environment. Prior experience as prosecutor preferred. A letter of interest and resume may be turned in at the:



Contact:

Augusta County Office of

Title:

The Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

6 E. Johnson Street, 1st Floor District Building, Staunton, Virginia, 24401

E-mail:

 

Locality:

Williamsburg/James City County

Job Title:

Attorney I

Salary/Salary Range:

$52,909 or greater depending upon experience

Start Date:
6/1/15 (posted 4/2/15)
Closing Date:
5/1/15
Description of job:

Prosecute cases in Williamsburg/James City County General District Court, Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, and Circuit Court

 

Special Requirements:

Applicants should submit an application on the James City County web site: http://www.jamescitycountyva.gov/


Contact:

Nathan R. Green

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

5201 Monticello Avenue, Suite 4, Williamsburg, VA  23188

E-mail:

ngreen@wjcc-ca.hrcoxmail.com

 

Locality:

Caroline County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney 

Salary/Salary Range:

Negotiable

Start Date:
July 1, 2015 (posted 4/1/15)
Closing Date:
June 1, 2015
Description of job:

Prosecute criminal cases in the General District, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District, and Circuit Courts. 

 

Special Requirements:

 



Contact:

Tony Spencer

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

P.O. Box 432, 111 Ennis Street, Bowling Green, VA 22427

E-mail:

aspencer@co.caroline.va.us

 

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

 

Locality:

Amherst County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney 

Salary/Salary Range:

Approximately $70,0000 plus benefits

Start Date:
To be determined (posted 3/10/15)
Closing Date:
Open until filled
Description of job:

Responsibilities include prosecution of felony and misdemeanor criminal offenses.

 

Special Requirements:

Must be licensed to practice law in Virginia and have a minimum of four years of prosecution experience. Opportunity exists for fast advancement.



Contact:

Please submit resumes to:

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office

Address:

P.O. Box 358
Amherst, VA  24521

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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