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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.

(9) Position Listed

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (7)
Specialized Positions (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, etc.) (2)
Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (0)

Other Positions (0)

 

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions

 

Locality:

City of Charlottesville

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney I

Salary/Salary Range:

The starting salary range is $54,870.40 to $70,000.00, dependent on experience, plus excellent benefits

 

Start Date:

February 2018 (posted 1/5/18)

Closing Date:

01/12/2018 at 5pm

Description of job:

The Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney I is responsible for the prosecution of routine criminal felony, misdemeanor, and traffic cases. Under the direct supervision of the Deputy and Assistant Commonwealth Attorney IIs, the position determines the method of prosecution including potential case negotiations, plea agreements, and sentencing requests; prepares for court by researching legal issues, reviewing facts, studying scientific reports, and interviewing witnesses; prepares related papers including appellate briefs; maintains contact with the public and with those involved in the case.

The Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney I works under the general direction of the Commonwealth's Attorney, and is a junior-level trial lawyer position in the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney.

 

Special Requirements:

To be considered and to view the complete posting, visit www.charlottesville.org/jobs. 

Minimum Qualifications:
- Completion of the requirements for graduation with a JD in law from an accredited college or university.
- Minimum five (5) years of experience as a criminal trial attorney or two (2) years as a prosecutor (externships or clinical placements with prosecutor's offices may count towards the two years), and having tried a minimum of one (1) jury trial.

Required with the online application:
- Resume
- Cover Letter
- 3 References
(Applications without these elements will not be considered. Although a resume is required, it is not a substitute for completing the required information on the application.)

Applications are only accepted online through our employment website and only until the closing date. The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.




Contact:

Christopher Baudo

 


 
Title:

Human Resources Specialist

Address:

Charlottesville, VA, 22902

 


E-mail:

baudoc@charlottesville.org

 

Locality:

Prince Edward County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, (two (2) positions)

Salary/Salary Range:

TBD based on experience

 

Start Date:

February 1, 2018 and March 1, 2018 (Two positions vacant) (posted 1/4/18)

Closing Date:

Until Filled

Description of job:

An Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney will prosecute misdemeanor, traffic, and felony cases in Prince Edward County, provide assistance to law enforcement officers and the public as needed, and other assigned tasks as requested.

 

Special Requirements:

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  At least one year of experience is preferred but not required..




Contact:

Megan L. Clark

Email a cover letter, resume, reference list, and writing sample to mclark@co.prince-edward.va.us

 


 
Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

P. O. Box 266, Farmville, VA 23901

 


E-mail:

mclark@co.prince-edward.va.us

 

Locality:

Albemarle County (401 E. High Street, Charlottesville, VA)

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney II, VRS Eligible

Salary/Salary Range:

$72,958 - $96,024 depending on qualifications, experience, and internal equity.

 

Start Date:

January, 2018 (posted 12/29/17)

Closing Date:

Jan. 31, 2018 or Until Filled

Description of job:

The Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney II serves as prosecuting attorney for the Commonwealth of Virginia in all criminal matters pending before the Albemarle County General District Court, the Albemarle County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, and the Albemarle County Circuit Court, and on occasion act as special prosecutor in other jurisdictions within the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

Special Requirements:

 

  • Extensive experience prosecuting misdemeanor and criminal offenses, complex traffic offenses, white collar crimes, crimes against children, the elderly, violent felonies, and other offenses (five or more years of prosecution experience preferred)
  • Flexibility to serve in a broad range of roles in a high-volume, high-caseload environment
  • Extraordinary commitment to justice and public service
  • Cover Letter and References




Contact:

Robert N. Tracci

 


 
Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney, County of Albemarle

Address:

410 E. High Street, Charlottesville, VA

Apply Here:

https://albemarleva.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=2783


E-mail:

 

Locality:

Fairfax County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, (one of 2 positions see Domestic Violence Prosecutor under Specialized Positions below)

Salary/Salary Range:

68,998.18 + Benefits

 

Start Date:

Immediate (posted 12/28/17)

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

Description of job:

Job entails prosecution of misdemeanor, traffic, and felony matters in the courts of Fairfax County.

 

Special Requirements:

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Virginia and in good standing with the Virginia State Bar.

Please email cover letter  and resume to Katherine Stott, Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney.




Contact:

Katherine Stott

 


 
Title:

Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

4110 Chain Bride Road, Room 114, Fairfax, VA 22030

 


E-mail:

Katherine.Stott@fairfaxcounty.gov

 

Locality:

City of Staunton

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

TBD

 

Start Date:

January, 2018 (posted 12/22/17)

Closing Date:

January 22, 2018

Description of job:

Represents the Commonwealth of Virginia in all criminal matters (felonies and misdemeanors) and some traffic infractions pending primarily before the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court. Also, represents the Commonwealth on some misdemeanor appeals and felonies in Circuit Court – including jury trials. Also, as assigned, represents the Commonwealth in General District Court on occasion. Also, represents the Commonwealth and/or the City of Staunton in those Courts in some civil matters as required or authorized by statute. Handles case preparation – which includes extensive legal research, review of court dockets, interviews with victims and other witnesses, drafting pleadings, and discussions with defense attorneys. Assists other prosecutors upon request in such case preparation. Works closely with Victim/Witness advocates. Prepares appellate Briefs in Opposition in cases handled by that attorney.
When they seek such assistance, attorney advises law enforcements officers and the court services unit in any area of juvenile and domestic relations court law – including, but not limited to, whether to place charges, how to proceed on a pending case, what type of follow-up is needed, etc.   

 

 

Special Requirements:

Licensed to practice law in Virginia and member in good standing of the Virginia State Bar.
The attorney must be able to work independently and collaboratively in an office that values civility, kindness, initiative, creativity, humor, sound judgment, and skilled advocacy. Due to the high case load, the attorney must be able to organize and work efficiently. While work is performed under the general direction of the Commonwealth’s Attorney and/or the Chief Deputy, the attorney must be decisive and
able to exercise discretion.
Please submit a resume and cover letter directly to Judy L. Inlow, Office Administrator. The materials submitted directly to the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office are the materials that will be reviewed. Writing samples and references are welcome.   




Contact:

Judy L. Inlow


 
Title:

Office Administrator

Address:

21 N. New Street, Staunton, Virginia 24401


E-mail:

InlowJL@ci.staunton.va.us

 

Locality:

Dinwiddie County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

Approximately $65,000+, depending on experience

 

Start Date:

Immediate but flexible (posted 11/29/17)

Closing Date:

Until filled

Description of job:

Prosecuting attorney represents the Commonwealth of Virginia in all criminal matters pending before the Dinwiddie County Circuit Court, Dinwiddie General District Court, and Dinwiddie Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.  Performs intermediate professional work prosecuting criminal cases, preparing cases for trial, providing legal assistance and advice to law enforcement officers, working with victims and witnesses, conducting legal research, preparing pleadings and briefs, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Works both independently and collaboratively in a small but active office that values kindness, initiative, creativity, humor, sound judgment, and skilled advocacy.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Commonwealth’s Attorney.  Limited supervision is exercised over subordinate administrative support personnel.     

 

 

Special Requirements:

 Member in good standing of the Virginia State Bar.  Submit an online Dinwiddie County application to the Dinwiddie Human Resources (HR) Office via www.dinwiddieva.us, and please submit a resume and cover letter directly to acbaskervill@dinwiddieva.us.  The materials submitted directly to the CA’s office are the materials that will be reviewed.  Writing samples and references are very welcome.   

The ideal candidate will have prosecutorial or similar experience such that he/she can serve as a Deputy CA, accordingly exercising sound judgment and discretion, influencing office policy and direction, and mentoring an Assistant CA with less experience. 
The ideal candidate will demonstrate capabilities and characteristics to work both independently and collaboratively in a small but charming office.  Highlighting these capabilities and characteristics in application materials will be received favorably.    




Contact:

Please submit an online county application as noted above, and please direct resume and other application materials for consideration to Ann Cabell Baskervill at acbaskervill@dinwiddieva.us


 
Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

14008 Boydton Plank Road, P. O. Box 296, Dinwiddie, VA  23841


E-mail:

acbaskervill@dinwiddieva.us

 

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

 

Locality:

Fairfax County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, Domestic Violence Prosecutor

Salary/Salary Range:

68,998.18 + Benefits

 

Start Date:

Immediate (posted 12/28/17)

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

Description of job:

Under supervision, represents the Commonwealth in assigned criminal matters involving domestic violence and stalking.  Provides guidance to law enforcement personnel regarding criminal investigations.  Meets with or makes telephone contact with victims of domestic violence and stalking offenses in preparation for all court proceedings.  Work involves coordination with arresting officers, domestic violence detectives, other law enforcement officers, victim service specialists, court personnel, and community-based domestic violence advocates.  Reports directly to Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney. This is a grant funded position.

 

Special Requirements:

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Virginia and in good standing with the Virginia State Bar.

Please email cover letter  and resume to Katherine Stott, Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney.




Contact:

Katherine Stott

 


 
Title:

Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

4110 Chain Bride Road, Room 114, Fairfax, VA 22030

 


E-mail:

Katherine.Stott@fairfaxcounty.gov

 

Locality:

Buchanan County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office

Job Title:

Part-time Juvenile Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney (JATTA)

Salary/Salary Range:

$26,983

 

Start Date:

July 1, 2017 (posted 6/20/17)

Closing Date:

 

Description of job:

Juvenile Assistant Attorney (JATTA) position available in the Buchanan County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.  Primary responsibilities will be prosecuting matters in the Buchanan County  Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court and the Buchanan County General District Court 

 

Special Requirements:

Applicants must be licensed and in good standing with the Virginia State Bar.




Contact:

Anne Randolph

 


 
Title:

Office Administrator

Address:

 


E-mail:

anne@buchanan-ca.org

 

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Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Positions

NONE AT THIS TIME.

Other Positions

NONE AT THIS TIME.

 

 

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