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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.

(11) Position Listed

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (9)
Specialized Positions (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, etc.) (2)
Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (0)

Other Positions (0)

 

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions

 

Locality:

Pittsylvania County, Virginia

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

Up to $63,000 depending on experience

 

 

Start Date:

October 1, 2017 or when filled (posted 8/15/17)

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Description of job:

Duties will include the prosecution of misdemeanor and felony offenses in General District, Juvenile and Domestic Relations, and Circuit Court.  The office consists of the elected Commonwealth’s Attorney and 5 assistants.  The office has a strong no plea bargain policy, and encourages all assistants gain experience by trying cases in all courts.  The applicant will be offered opportunities to prosecute felonies and misdemeanors, including jury trials.

 

Special Requirements:

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

Resume and cover letter required either via email (address below) or by mail to the Commonwealth's Attorney at the address below


Contact:

R. Bryan Haskins

 


 
Title:

Commonwealth's Attorney for Pittsylvania County

Address:

P.O. Box 1068, Chatham, Virginia  24531


E-mail:

bryan.haskins@pittgov.org

 

Locality:

Culpeper County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

$63,393.07 - $85,000.00 Annually

 

 

Start Date:

To be determined (posted 8/14/17)

Closing Date:

August 18, 2017

Description of job:

Performs professional legal work for the Office of the Commonwealth Attorney.  Work involves prosecuting persons suspected of violating State and local laws on behalf of the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Employees in this class prosecute criminal cases in all county courts.

 

Special Requirements:

Must possess satisfactory results of a criminal history background check.  




Contact:
Title:

 

Address:

302 North Main Street, Culpeper, Virginia, 22701.


E-mail:

See link above

 

Locality:

Sussex County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

Negotiable based on experience

 

 

Start Date:

As soon as reasonable (posted 8/11/17)

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Description of job:

Successful applicant will prosecute misdemeanors and felonies in all courts.

 

Special Requirements:

Must be licensed to practice law in Virginia and a member in good standing with the Virginia State Bar; at least one to two years of prosecutorial experience required. Send resume and letter of interest ti email address below.    




Contact:

Lyndia P. Ramsey

 


 
Title:

Commonwealth's Attorney

Address:

P.O. Box1347, Sussex, VA 23884


E-mail:

lpramsey@sussexcao.com

 

Locality:

Wise County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

TBD

 

 

Start Date:

To be determined (posted 8/10/17)

Closing Date:

August 18, 2017 or until filled.

Description of job:

The attorney holding this position will be expected to prepare and prosecute felony and misdemeanor cases in district and circuit courts, conduct any research and writing needs to prepare prosecutions, compose appellate briefs, advise local law enforcement agencies and work closely with Victim/Witness advocates.  Due to the high caseload, the attorney must be able to organize and work efficiently.  Additionally, the attorney must be decisive and able to exercise discretion. ull time position prosecuting in all courts.

Minimum of 5 years criminal law experience preferred.

 

Special Requirements:

The applicant will be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia and in good standing with the State Bar.   




Contact:

A cover letter and resume may be sent via mail or email.

 


 
Title:

Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney

Address:

Wise County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office, Wise County Courthouse, Post Office Box 69, Wise, Virginia 24293.


E-mail:

ranessa@wisecwa.info

 

Locality:

Montgomery County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

Minimum of $60,000 per year

 

 

 

 

Start Date:

ASAP (posted 7/31/17)

Closing Date:

When filled

Description of job:

Full time position prosecuting in all courts.

Minimum of 5 years criminal law experience preferred.

 

Special Requirements:

Member of Virginia State Bar. 




Contact:

Mary Pettitt

Please e-mail a resume and cover letter.

 


 
Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

 


E-mail:

pettittmk@montgomerycountyva.gov

 

Locality:

Louisa County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

To be determined.

 

 

 

Start Date:

To be determined (posted 7/27/17)

Closing Date:

August 30, 2017 (unless filled before)

 

Description of job:

Duties
include preparation and trials of traffic and criminal cases.

 

 

Special Requirements:

Must be licensed to practice law in State of Virginia.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Send Resume/Application to:


Contact:

Rusty E. McGuire

 


 
Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

P. O. Box 128

Louisa, VA   23093


E-mail:

rmcguire@louisa.org

 

Locality:

Brunswick County

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

$53,967

 

 

 

Start Date:

To be determined (posted 7/19/17)

Closing Date:

August 18, 2017

Description of job:

Full time Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney  to prosecute any and all criminal cases in the County of Brunswick – General District, Juvenile and Domestic Relations, and Circuit Courts.  Will generally assist Commonwealth’s Attorney in other duties as assigned.

 

Special Requirements:

- Virginia State Bar Membership
- Submit resume and writing sample

- Brunswick County Employment Application available online at www.brunswickco.com under the Human Resources Department section




Contact:

Lezlie S. Green

 


 
Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

202 N. Main St., P.O. Box 797, Lawrenceville, VA 23868


E-mail:

wwalker@ocabrunswickva.org

 

Locality:

Campbell County, Virginia

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

Salary/Salary Range:

Salary is $55,046 to $65,315, depending on experience.

 

 

Start Date:

September 1, 2017 (posted 7/13/17)

Closing Date:

Closed when filled

Description of job:

This position will focus primarily on the prosecution of domestic violence, sex based offenses and crimes against children.  The position requires a demonstrated commitment to prosecution and to the type of work listed above.  Requires ability to work independently, advise law-enforcement on the legal aspects of criminal investigations and research and prepare persuasive oral and written arguments.

 

Special Requirements:

Admission to the Virginia Bar and prior criminal law trial experience required.  Prior prosecution experience preferred. Applicant is subject to a criminal background check. 




Contact:

Application procedure: Please submit a Campbell County application along with a resume stating your salary requirements. Applications are available on-line at www.co.campbell.va.us.

 


 
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Address:

 


E-mail:

 

Locality:

Halifax County, Virginia

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney I

Salary/Salary Range:

$55,046 - $65,000, depending upon experience, plus benefits

 

Start Date:

August 1, 2017 (posted 7/5/17)

Closing Date:

Closed when filled

Description of job:

Prosecute all categories of crime in all courts, depending on level of experience

 

Special Requirements:

Licensed to practice law in Virginia.  Submit writing sample and references with resume.




Contact:

Tracy Q. Martin

 


 
Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

Mailing Address:  PO Box 550, Halifax VA 24558
Street Address:  6 South Main Street, Halifax VA 24558


E-mail:

tqm@co.halifax.va.us

 

Locality:

Albemarle County -Learn more about the County as a great place to live at: New Resident Guide

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney II

Salary/Salary Range:

$72,958 - $105,000 depending on qualifications, experience, and internal equity. 

 

Start Date:

To be determined (posted 6/27/17)

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

Description of job:

Essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Prosecute felony preliminary hearings before the General District Court;
  • Prosecute misdemeanor cases before the General District Court;
  • Prosecute felony bench and jury trials and misdemeanor appeals before the Circuit Court;
  • Prosecute misdemeanor cases before the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court;
  • Prosecute felony preliminary hearings before the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court;
  • Write briefs and Memoranda on Motions Filed in the Circuit Court;
  • Argue Suppression Motions and other Motions before the Circuit and General District Courts;
  • Prepare Appellate Briefs for use by the Commonwealth in the Virginia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Virginia;
  • Advise law enforcement on all legal matters involving the investigation and prosecution of criminal conduct;
  • Develop and conduct formal training on Virginia laws and the United States Constitution for law enforcement;
  • Advise and work with governmental agencies and the public in coordinated efforts to ensure and enhance crime prevention and public safety;
  • Make relevant presentations to community groups on law enforcement;
  • Perform related work as assigned.


Special Requirements:

Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. Graduation from an accredited law school or completion of all necessary requirements in legal education program after having read Virginia law. Must be an active member in good standing with the Virginia State Bar and hold a license in good standing from the Virginia Supreme Court. A minimum of one year of previous experience as prosecutor or a minimum of five years of experience as a practicing attorney.  Five (5) years or more of prosecution experience preferred.

Bilingual and multi-lingual fluency desirable. Diverse candidates welcome.

Comprehensive knowledge of Virginia criminal and traffic laws, Virginia criminal procedures, Virginia and Federal constitutional issues, as well as local rules of court and trial practice. Ability to perform intricate and rapid legal research, and to prepare legal briefs to trial and appellate courts. Ability to communicate effectively with law enforcement personnel, expert witnesses, lay witnesses, and victim witnesses. Ability to prepare and present complex cases before a trial court in a short period of time. Comprehensive working knowledge of efficient office procedures, and the ability to establish and maintain constructive, effective and professional relationships with fellow attorneys, public officials, judicial officers and the public. Ability to present ideas and provide counsel effectively in writing and orally to professionals and lay persons. Ability to manage a large caseload.  Knowledge of computerized word processing, email communications and electronic case management system.

EEO/EOE


Contact:

APPLY: www.albemarle.org/jobs

 


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

 

Locality:

York County, VA

Job Title:

Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney I, VSTOP Prosecutor

Salary/Salary Range:

$ (Grant-funded)

 

Start Date:

9/11/2017 (posted 7/12/17)

Closing Date:

TBD

Description of job:

Primary responsibility for prosecution of crimes involving violence against adult women, including domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and stalking related crimes, protective orders, and dating violence; prosecution of misdemeanor and felony cases for the County of York and City of Poquoson.  Must be able to analyze evidence and formulate trial strategy.  Must be available 24 hours a day to answer questions from local law enforcement officers. 

 

Special Requirements:

Member in good-standing with Virginia State Bar.  All applicants must submit an application through the York County website.

Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/yorkcountyva

 




Contact:

Sarah Wilson


 
Title:

Administrative Coordinator

Address:

300 Ballard Street, Yorktown, VA 23690


E-mail:

sarah.wilson@yorkcounty.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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