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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.

(9) Position Listed

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (7)
Specialized Positions (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, etc.) (1)
Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Positions (0)

Other Positions (1)

 

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Positions

 

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

 

Locality:

Newport News

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

Negotiable based on experience

Start Date:

As soon as possible (Posted August 14, 2014)

Closing Date:

Until Filled

Description of job:

Since this office is engaged in Community Prosecution, not only will this attorney be prosecuting felonies and misdemeanors in General District and Circuit Court, but will also work to build strong partnerships with law enforcement and the community.  This will involve, among other things, doing ride-a-longs with police and working closely with community members to identify and solve problems. 

Special Requirements:

Innovation, creativity, and an ability to work with all types of people are necessary.  Background check and admission to the Virginia State Bar are required.  A minimum of 5 years of experience in criminal defense or prosecution is preferred.


Contact:

Tyneka L. Flythe, 757-926-7443

Title:

Deputy Commonwealth Attorney

Address:

2501 Washington Avenue, 6th Floor, Newport News, VA 23607

E-mail:

tlflythe@nngov.com

 

Locality:

Chesapeake

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

$60,335

Start Date:

After August 15, 2014 (Posted August 11, 2014)

Closing Date:

Until filled

Description of job:

Prosecution of complex felonies and misdemeanors, particularly DUIs. Preparation and trial of all felonies, including but not limited to complex financial crimes, welfare fraud, robberies, vehicular manslaughters, larcenies and any other assignments as made by the Commonwealth’s Attorney. Participation in community prosecution program.

Special Requirements:

Ability to advise local law enforcement on constitutional issues. Ability to try lengthy and complex trials. Minimum of 3 years of experience in criminal law. Must submit a writing sample and references with the resume. Must be licensed to practice in Virginia.


Contact:

Nancy G. Parr

Title:

Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

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

E-mail:

nparr@cityofchesapeake.net

 

Locality:

City of Colonial Heights

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

$53,000 + depending on experience

Start Date:

October 1, 2014 (Posted August 8, 2014)

Closing Date:

August 22, 2014

Description of job:

Prosecute misdemeanor and felony cases in GDC, JDR, and Circuit Court. Our office does vertical prosecution on cases assigned. Prepare briefs on appealed cases to the Court of Appeals and VA Supreme Court. Plus other duties as assigned by the Commonwealth or his Deputy.

Special Requirements:

Admitted to the Virginia State Bar
JDR experience is preferred.
Must pass a criminal background and DMV check

Send resume, writing sample and references to:


Contact:

Gray Collins

Title:

Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney

Address:

550 Boulevard, Suite 200, Colonial Heights, VA 23834

E-mail:

collinsa@colonialheightsva.gov

 

Locality:

Grayson County/City of Galax

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

approximately $49,000

Start Date:

As soon as practicable (Posted July 30, 2014)

Closing Date:

September 1, 2014 or until filled

Description of job:

Entry-level Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney who would begin as Juvenile Court Prosecutor in Grayson County and Galax City Courts, with some General District Courts Criminal Prosecution duties.

Special Requirements:

Virginia State Bar Member, Cooperative Attitude, Confident and Well Spoken. Apply by submission of resume and proof of bar membership to Douglas S. Vaught, P.O. Box 445, Independence, VA 24348-0445. Equal Opportunity Employer, no discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin or relition.


Contact:

Douglas S. Vaught

Title:

Commonwealth's Attorney

Address:

P.O. Box 445, Independence, VA 24348-0445

E-mail:

 

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

 

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

 

Locality:

Culpeper

Job Title:
Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney – VSTOP
Salary/Salary Range:

61,207.11 – 94,871.02

Start Date:

Mid November 2014 (Posted September 24, 2014)

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Description of job:

Prosecution of misdemeanor and felony cases in all courts. Must be able to analyze evidence and formulate trial strategy.  Handles arraignments, bond hearings, performs legal research, locates witnesses, etc. This position is funded by a grant and handles all the Violence Against Women crimes in the Town and County of Culpeper, including but not limited to, domestic violence cases, sexual assault/rape cases, and assault / battery cases.  This position collects and reports data to the appropriate offices and ensures that all reporting requirements are met.  Position is full time.  

This position will remain open until filled.

Special Requirements:

Juris Doctorate degree. Licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Must possess satisfactory results of a criminal history background check.


Contact:

Jennifer Grigsby  540-727-3441

Title:

Legal Secretary

Address:

118 W. Davis Street, Suite 102, Culpeper, VA  22701

E-mail:

jgrigsby@culpepercounty.gov

 

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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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