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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.

(13) Position Listed

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (8)
Specialized Positions (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, etc.) (1)
Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (0)

Other Positions (4)

 

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions

 

Locality:

Portsmouth, Virginia

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:
Negotiable
Start Date:
ASAP, (posted 10/29/14)
Closing Date:

Until Filled

Description of job:

An Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney’s duties are numerous, however in general it is their primary responsibility to prosecute criminal defendants in the Circuit, General District and Juvenile & Domestic Relations Courts.  Other duties would include but not limited to reading, researching and interpreting the Local, State and Federal laws.  Drafting legal documents and consulting with law enforcement on legal issues.  Additionally, they serve as duty attorney, recommending bond at arraignments, interview victim and witnesses during pre-trial conferences.

Special Requirements:

Must be licensed to practice law in Virginia and be a member with the Virginia State Bar.  Applicants must have 3-5 years of experience with superior written and oral advocacy skills.  Preferred Requirements: Experience trying murder cases.  Additional years of experience.  Experience teaching other attorneys or law enforcement officers with regards to constitutional law or trial practice.


Contact:

Johnny W. Slaughter

Title:

Office Administrator

Address:

Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, Portsmouth Judicial Center, 1345 Court Street, Suite 105, Portsmouth, VA 23704

E-mail:

slaughter@portsmouthva.gov

 

Locality:

Alexandria City

Job Title:

Senior Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:
$82,074 - $93,654
Start Date:
ASAP
Closing Date:

November 14th, 2014 (posted October 21, 2014)

Description of job:

The Commonwealth’s Attorney's Office for the City of Alexandria is seeking applicants for the position of Senior Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney. The person selected for this position will be responsible for the prosecution of homicides and other serious felony offenses.

Special Requirements:

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Virginia and be a member of the Virginia State Bar. Applicants must have a minimum of five years of prosecution experience. Applicants should have significant experience trying felony jury trials. Applicants must have superior oral and written advocacy skills and have the ability to work with little direct supervision.  

Preferred Requirements: Experience trying murder cases, to include capital murder cases. Additional years of experience. Experience teaching other attorneys or law enforcement officers with regards to constitutional law or trial practice.


Contact:

Resumes and cover letters should be submitted electronically. No telephone inquiries, please. Please send correspondence to:

Title:

Bryan L. Porter, Commonwealth's Attorney

Address:

520 King Street, Suite #301, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

E-mail:

Bryan.porter@alexandriava.gov

 

Locality:

Virginia Beach

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney I – 2 openings

Salary/Salary Range:
$67,597.20
Start Date:
01/07/2015
Closing Date:

October 31, 2014 (posted October 20, 2014)

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:

Washington County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:
$52,909 + depending on experience
Start Date:
 11-01-2014 (posted October 7, 2014)
Closing Date:

Open until filled

Description of job:

Prosecutes misdemeanors and felonies in GDC, JDR and Circuit Courts; provides legal guidance to law enforcement; other duties as assigned.

Special Requirements:

Member in good standing of Virginia State Bar; Must submit to criminal background and DMV check; Submit a resume, writing sample, and a Washington County Application (download from www.washcova.com) to the address below.


Contact:

Nicole M. Price

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

191 East Main St, Abingdon, VA  24210

E-mail:

nicole.price@provenprosecutor.org

 

Locality:

Roanoke County, Virginia

Job Title:

Senior Assistant Commonwealth Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:
$64,640
Start Date:
 (posted September 24, 2014)
Closing Date:

October 19, 2014

Description of job:

Performs complex professional work involving the preparation and presentation of criminal cases on behalf of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the County of Roanoke. Prosecutes cases before all courts in the 23rd Judicial Circuit. Represents the Commonwealth at all criminal proceedings. Provide legal guidance to local law enforcement and comply with the victim’s right act. Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Requirements:

Minimum three (3) years trial experience
Eligible to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia


Contact:

Submit a Roanoke County application and resume on line at www.RoanokeCountyVA.gov

Title:

Human Resources Dept

Address:

5204 Bernard Drive SW, Roanoke, VA 24018

E-mail:

none

 

Locality:

Newport News

Job Title:
Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney
Salary/Salary Range:

Negotiable based on experience

Start Date:

As soon as possible (Posted August 14, 2014)

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.  A minimum of 5 years of experience in criminal defense or prosecution is preferred.


Contact:

Tyneka L. Flythe, 757-926-7443

Title:

Deputy Commonwealth Attorney

Address:

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

E-mail:

tflythe@nngov.com

 

Locality:

Shenandoah County

Job Title:
Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney
Salary/Salary Range:

$49,601- $54,601

Start Date:

Immediately (Posted July 11, 2014)

Closing Date:

Open until filled.

Description of job:

Prosecute felony, misdemeanor and delinquency matters in all courts on behalf of the Commonwealth and local jurisdictions.  Perform any and all other responsibilities as assigned.

Special Requirements:

Applicant must be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Submit resume and references.


Contact:

Amanda McDonald Wiseley

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

215 Mill Road, Suite 109, Woodstock, Virginia 22664

E-mail:

awiseley@shenandoahcountyva.us

 

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

 

Locality:

Newport News

Job Title:
Assistant  Commonwealth Attorney (PART-TIME)
Salary/Salary Range:

24.00/hr. (Grant)

Start Date:

As soon as possible (Posted October 17, 2014)

Closing Date:

Until Filled

Description of job:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney position is available to prosecute domestic violence cases in General District, Circuit Court, and Juvenile & Domestic Relations Courts.  Criminal defense/prosecution experience desirable.  Background investigation and admission to the Virginia State Bar required.

Special Requirements:

Innovation, creativity, and an ability to work with all types of people are necessary.


Contact:

Robin Farkas, 757-926-7443

Title:

Senior Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

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

E-mail:

rfarkas@nngov.com

 

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Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Positions

 

NONE AT THIS TIME.

 

Other Positions

 

Locality:

United States Department of Justice – Capital Case Section

Job Title:
Trial Attorney
Salary/Salary Range:

$124,995 - $157,100

Start Date:

To be determined (Posted October 2, 2014)

Closing Date:

Monday, December 15, 2014

Description of job:

Litigate all phases of federal capital cases, including pre-trial litigation, guidance in selecting death qualified juries, and helps construct penalty phase evidentiary presentations. Section attorneys act as co-counsel in federal capital trials, assisting with the preparation of capital-eligible cases for Department review, providing guidance on death penalty related aspects of the pre-trial and trial process.

Special Requirements:

Interested applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of any State, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia, and have at least four (4) years post J.D. legal experience. Applicants must be an active member of the bar in good standing.


Contact:

Please submit your application through USAJOBS. The list of required documents can be found in the USAJobs announcement.
If you do not already have an account, please create a USAjobs account before applying Create an Account. You will be able to upload your resume and supporting documents and complete your profile prior
to applying. Once you have an account, apply to the USAjobs vacancy:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/380741100
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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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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.SpecProgVacancies@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

Trial Attorney

Employment Litigation Section

GS-905-12/15 ($75,621 to $157,100 per year)

10/30/14

        NEW

Trial Attorney-Temp

Employment Litigation Section

GS-905-12/15 ($75,621 to $157,100 per year)

10/30/14

Student Volunteers (Division-wide)

N/A (Volunteer)

See Description

Individuals 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.

 


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