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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.

(6) Position Listed

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

Other Positions (2)

 

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions

 

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:

 

Locality:

Albemarle County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth Attorney, II

Salary/Salary Range:
 
Start Date:
3/16/15 (posted 1/4/15)
Closing Date:

Open until filled

Description of job:

Qualification details and application process can be found on-line at  www.albemarle.org/jobs.

 

Special Requirements:

Qualification details and application process can be found on-line at  www.albemarle.org/jobs



Contact:

Please do not contact the office directly.

Title:

 

Address:

 

E-mail:

Please do not contact the office directly.

 

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:

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:

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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

FOR SOME REASON THE LINKS BELOW DO NOT WORK ON THIS SITE. COPY AND PASTE THIS ADDRESS INTO YOUR BROWSER TO GET LIVE LINKS: http://www.justice.gov/crt/employment

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.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

Supervisory Trial Attorney (Deputy Chief)

Appellate Section

GS-905-15 ($126,245 to $158,700 per year)

1/30/15

     NEW

Trial Attorney

Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices

GS-905-13/15 ($90,823 to $158,700 per year)

2/2/15

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.

 

 

 

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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