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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 attorney 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 (4)
Specialized Positions (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, etc.) (1)
Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (0)

Other Positions (2)

 

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions

 

Locality:

Dinwiddie County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

$60,195

 

 

Start Date:

Flexible, but no sooner than August 8, 2016 and no later than September 6, 2016 (posted 6/24/16)

Closing Date:
July 8, 2016
Description of job:

Prosecute all types of criminal matters in General District Court, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court, and Circuit Court, and other duties as assigned.

Special Requirements:

Please apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/dinwiddieva/default.cfm




Contact:

Crystal Spain


 
Title:

Director of Human Resources

Address:

PO Drawer 70, Dinwiddie, VA 23841


E-mail:

cspain@dinwiddieva.us

 

Locality:

Page County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney (Part-time)

Salary/Salary Range:

Salary: $41,000 with Benefits

 

 

Start Date:

July 11, 2016 (posted 6/17/16)

Closing Date:
Until Filled.
Description of job:

Prosecution of criminal cases in Juvenile and Domestic Relations, General District Court, and Circuit Court. Flexible hours, part-time position (25-30 hours/week).  Please send cover letter and resume along to the address below.
Must be a member of the Virginia State Bar.

Special Requirements:

 




Contact:

Cindy Good, cgood@pagecounty.virginia.gov, 540-743-4517


 
Title:

Office Manager

Address:

116 South Court Street, Suite D, Luray VA 22835


E-mail:

cgood@pagecounty.virginia.gov

 

Locality:

Louisa County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

To be determined.

 

Start Date:

To be determined (posted 5/27/16)

Closing Date:
Until filled.
Description of job:

    The ideal candidate will have a mix of prosecutorial experience and the ability to successfully balance his or her dual role as both a prosecutor and representative of the office.  Therefore, they must be able to handle stress and function effectively in a variety of courts and situations. 
    • Working for the successful prosecution of bench trials in Circuit and General District Courts- ranging from traffic offenses to felonies.  Some work in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court will also be required.
    • Preparation and performance of felony and misdemeanor jury trials in Circuit Court.
    • Meeting with victims. This requires working closely with the victim/witness coordinator.
    • Interacting often with law enforcement; both as they call for legal advice from the field and meeting with them in preparation for trial.
    • Discussing pending matters with defense counsel and making sure all legal and ethical obligations are met before trial.

Special Requirements:
  • Must be licensed to practice law in State of Virginia
  • Minimum of one to two years experience in prosecution

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Contact:

Rusty McGuire


 
Title:

Commonwealth's Attorney

Address:

100 Main Street, Louisa, VA 23093

E-mail:

rmcguire@louisa.org

 

Locality:

Bedford County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

To be determined.

 

Start Date:

On or after July 1, 2016 (posted 5/27/16)

Closing Date:
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on June 17, 2016.  
Description of job:

Successful candidate will be responsible for performing difficult professional work as prosecutor for the county, town and the state.  Typical duties include:  serving as a prosecutor; preparing cases for prosecution; trying cases in General District, Juvenile and Domestic Relations, and Circuit Courts.  Candidate should have a thorough knowledge of modern principles and practices of law, state laws, and court decisions applicable to criminal prosecution.

Special Requirements:

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia and must be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly in writing and work well in a team environment. Prior experience as a prosecutor preferred.


Contact:

Position profile and applications are available at:   www.bedfordcountyva.gov.   Application and resume should be submitted to:  Angela Overstreet, 123 East Main St. Suite 302 Bedford, VA 24523 or aoverstreet@bedfordcountyva.gov.


 
Title:

 

Address:

123 East Main St. Suite 302 Bedford, VA 24523

E-mail:

aoverstreet@bedfordcountyva.gov

 

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

 

Locality:

Gloucester County

Job Title:

Part-time Domestic Violence Prosecutor

Salary/Salary Range:

$28.85 Hourly

 

Start Date:

Immediately (posted 6/7/16)

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Description of job:

This is a part-time 20 hour per week grant funded position with no benefits.

Under minimal supervision, represents the Commonwealth in assigned criminal matters, particularly those involving domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking, conducts special investigations and provides legal advice to law enforcement personnel regarding investigations. Meets with or makes telephone contact with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking offenses in preparation for all court proceedings. Work involves coordination with arresting officers, other law enforcement officers and the domestic violence investigator from the County Sheriff’s Office, as necessary. Employee must exercise considerable initiative, independent judgment, tact and courtesy in various phases of work. Reports to the Commonwealth’s Attorney.


 

Special Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited school of law, and preferably 1 to 3 years experience in the practice of law with a concentration in civil, criminal, administrative or governmental law; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Must be an active member of the Virginia State Bar.

A cover letter, current writing sample and resume must be submitted with the online application for consideration.  

A minimum of 3 professional references MUST be listed on the application. (Note: Professional references are individuals who can attest to your job related knowledge, skills and abilities while working or in a volunteer capacity and are not family or personally related. Professional references should include job title, company name and address, phone numbers and email address if available.)

For a complete description and to apply on-line, visit our website at www.gloucesterva.jobs.




Contact:

Holly B. Smith


 

 

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

Box 456 Gloucester, VA  23061


E-mail:

hsmith@gloucesterva.info

 

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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.
 
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. 
 
 
Remarks
Position
Salary
Closing Date
NEW
Deputy Chief
Criminal Section
GS-905 ($128,082 to $160,300 per year)
6/3/16
NEW
Trial Attorney
Office of Special Counsel
GS-905-12/14 ($77,490 to $141,555 per year)
6/13/16
NEW
Trial Attorney
Criminal Section
GS-905-14/15 ($108,887 to $160,300 per year)
6/20/16
 
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.

 

 

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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