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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.

(8) Position Listed

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (7)
Specialized Positions (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, etc.) (0)
Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (0)

Other Positions (1)

 

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions

 

Locality:

Louisa County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:
$55,000-$60,000
Start Date:
January 15, 2015 (posted 12/15/14)
Closing Date:

Until filled

Description of job:

We are seeking an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney with the primary responsibility to prosecute criminal defendants in the Circuit and General District Courts. 

 

Special Requirements:

Must be licensed to practice law in Virginia and be a member with the Virginia State Bar.  Ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience with superior written and oral advocacy skills.   


Contact:

Rusty McGuire

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, P.O. Box 128, Louisa, VA 23093

E-mail:

rmcguire@louisa.org

 

Locality:

Henry County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:
$55,579 plus benefits
Start Date:
to be determined (posted 12/9/14)
Closing Date:

December 29, 2014 5p.m.

Description of job:

Responsibilities involve extensive trial work in all courts in the prosecution of felony and misdemeanor cases.

 

Special Requirements:

Must be member of Virginia State Bar. Criminal prosecution/defense experience desired but not a requirement.  Applicants need to submit cover letter, resume, references and Henry County application by mail to Commonwealth’s Attorney, 3160 Kings Mountain Rd., Suite D, Martinsville, VA  24112.  Applications may be downloaded from the Henry County website http://www.henrycountyva.gov/ or obtained at Henry County Administration Building fourth floor.  


Contact:

Andrew Nester

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

3160 Kings Mountain Rd., Suite D, Martinsville, VA 24112

E-mail:

 

Locality:

Pittsylvania County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:
$52,000-$54,695
Start Date:
January 1, 2015 (posted 12/3/14)
Closing Date:

Open until filled

Description of job:

Duties include prosecution of felony and misdemeanor cases in all courts.

 

Special Requirements:

Prosecution experience preferred but not required.  Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited law school and be a bar member in good standing. 


Contact:

R. Bryan Haskins

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

P.O. Box 1068, Chatham, Virginia  24531

E-mail:

brian.haskins@pittgov.org

 

Locality:

Chesapeake

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney I

Salary/Salary Range:
$55,660
Start Date:
December 1, 2014 (posted 11/17/14)
Closing Date:

Open until filled. May submit by e-mail or mail.

Description of job:

Prosecution of domestic violence misdemeanors and felonies originating in J&D Court (vertical prosecution) and misdemeanor appeals and any other assignments as made by the Commonwealth’s Attorney. Participation in community prosecution program.

 

Special Requirements:

If recent graduate, then an internship in prosecutor’s office and/or a trial advocacy course preferable. Must be licensed to practice in Virginia.  Must submit a writing sample with the resume and references..


Contact:

Nancy G. Parr

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

307 Albemarle Drive, Suite 200A, Chesapeake, Virginia 23322

E-mail:

nparr@cityofchesapeake.net

 

Locality:

Lynchburg

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:
$53,000 – $59,000 (depending on experience)
Start Date:
January 28, 2015 (post date: 11/20/14)
Closing Date:

Open until filled

Description of job:

Responsibilities include prosecution of felony and misdemeanor criminal offenses

 

Special Requirements:

Prosecution experienced preferred but not required. Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school and a member of the Va. Bar or candidate for the February bar exam..


Contact:

Kerry McMinn

Title:

Administrator

Address:

P.O. Box 1539, Lynchburg, VA 24505

E-mail:

prosecutor@ocalynchburg.com

 

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:

slaughterj@portsmouthva.gov

 

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

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

 

 

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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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