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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.

(7) Position Listed

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (4)
Specialized Positions (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, etc.) (2)
Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (0)

Other Positions (1)

 

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions

 

Locality:

Winchester

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

$52,000 - $62,000

Start Date:

As soon as possible (Posted July 16, 2014)

Closing Date:

Open until filled.

Description of job:

See http://agency.governmentjobs.com/winchesterva/default.cfm

Special Requirements:

A City of Winchester job application must be completed for this position.  Please visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/winchesterva/default.cfm

to view the posting and complete an online application.  Please include your cover letter and resume with your application.


Contact:

Alexander Iden

Title:

Commonwealth's Attorney

Address:

5 N. Kent Street, Winchester, VA 22601

E-mail:

tfitzwater@ca.winchesterva.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

 

Locality:

Halifax County

Job Title:
Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney – Juvenile & Domestic Relations
Salary/Salary Range:

49,601-53,245

Start Date:

8/1/2014 or sooner (Posted June 20, 2014)

Closing Date:

7/14/14

Description of job:

Position of great responsibility, for either an entry level or more experienced prosecutor.  Primary responsibilities are to misdemeanors and felonies arising from Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.  This office wishes to provide each attorney with a well-rounded experience; thus, appearing in JDR, general district and circuit courts in a wide variety of matters is encouraged.

 

Special Requirements:

Prior experience as a prosecutor and/or as a child advocate preferred but not required.  Willingness to work in a rural community with a high case load is a must.

 



Contact:

Tracy Quackenbush Martin

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

PO Box 550, Halifax, VA  24558

E-mail:

tqm@co.halifax.va.us

 

Locality:

Gloucester County

Job Title:
Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney I or II
Salary/Salary Range:

$55,899.00 - $100,493.00
Hiring Salary dependent upon qualifications.

Start Date:

(Posted June 20, 2014)

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Description of job:

Review of applications begins immediately.

Seeking dynamic professional to perform legal work representing the Commonwealth in court. Manages caseload, prepares, researches, and prosecutes assigned cases.  In addition, experienced prosecutors conduct special investigations and provide legal advice to law enforcement personnel regarding investigations. Work involves considerable public contact and requires independent judgment, initiative, tact and courtesy in various phases of work.  Position reports to the Commonwealth's Attorney.

 

Special Requirements:

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of law; active member of the Virginia State Bar in good standing.

In addition to Required:
Acceptable qualifications include 6 months to 3 years experience in the practice of law with a concentration in civil, criminal, administrative or governmental law; or recent law school graduate; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Preferred qualifications include Minimum of 3 years experience as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney with completion of specialized training in addition to maintaining required CLE credits.
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 application.

For complete job description (Assistant Commonwealth Attorney I, II) and to apply on-line, visit our website at www.gloucesterva.jobs.



Contact:

Brooklyn Jarratt

Title:

Human Resources Administrative Assistant

Address:

6467 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061

E-mail:

hrdept@gloucesterva.info

 

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

 

Locality:

Mecklenburg County

Job Title:
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Prosecutor
Salary/Salary Range:

$52,000 - $62,000 depending on experience, and other benefits

Start Date:

Immediate (Posted June 26, 2014)

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Description of job:

Prosecution of felony and misdemeanor cases in all courts with special responsibility for domestic violence and sexual assault prosecution and other duties as assigned by the Commonwealth’s Attorney.

Special Requirements:

Must be currently licensed to practice law in Virginia.  Some experience preferred.  Apply by cover letter and resume with references via e-mail or U.S. Mail.



Contact:

Nora Miller

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

Post Office Box 7, Boydton, Virginia 23917

E-mail:

nora.miller@mecklenburgva.com

 

Locality:

Gloucester County

Job Title:
Domestic Violence Advocate
Salary/Salary Range:

14.73 Hourly

Start Date:

(Posted July 7, 2014)

Closing Date:

July 20, 2014

Description of job:

PART-TIME GRANT FUNDED POSITION
(20 hours per week)

Under general supervision, explains complexities of the criminal justice system and provides crisis intervention services and referrals for specialized counseling or social services to women who have been victims of crime. Provides information and direction in applying for services available, including benefits from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund. Employee must exercise considerable tact, courtesy and discretion in frequent contact with program clients, criminal justice agencies and the general public. Reports to Victim Witness Coordinator.

 

Special Requirements:

Graduation from high school plus college courses in criminal justice, sociology, or a related field, and at least one year experience in direct delivery of human services; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

This is a part-time 20 hour per week, grant funded position with no benefits.  May be required to work a flexible schedule that varies weekly.

A cover letter and resume are required in addition to the on-line application.

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, address, phone number(s) and email address (if available).

A complete job description is located on our website: www.gloucesterva.jobs



Contact:

Brooklyn Jarratt

Title:

Human Resources Administrative Assistant

Address:

6467 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061

E-mail:

hrdept@gloucesterva.info

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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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