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NORTHWESTERN DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE – JOB POSTING

Date:                           July 18, 2016

Position Title:             Assistant District Attorney – District Court

Main functions:

The Northwestern District Attorney’s Office is seeking an Assistant District Attorney to prosecute misdemeanor and felony cases in the District Courts in Hampshire and Franklin Counties.

Duties:

·         Perform all of the legal functions related to the prosecution of cases in the District Courts including handling arraignments, bail requests, dangerousness hearings, pre-trial conferences, and evidentiary and non-evidentiary motion hearings; prepare cases for bench and jury trials including preparing witness lists, responding to discovery requests, and interviewing witnesses; trying cases in both the bench and jury sessions.

·         Participate in community outreach programs as assigned by the District Attorney.

Qualifications:

Two years of prosecutorial experience preferred or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the core functions of the position.  Strong analytical, organizational, time management, writing and trial advocacy skills are essential.  This position also requires an individual who is able to work collaboratively with others and who is highly motivated to work in the public interest.

Salary: $45, 000 - $55,000 plus medical and other employee benefits.

Applicants must submit cover letter, resume and an NWDA Employment Application Form .   Employment Application Forms can be found at www.northwesternda.org or are available at the Northwestern District Attorney’s Offices. 

Completed application packets may be submitted via email to martha.murphy.kane@state.ma.us, Director of Operations or to Martha’s attention at One Gleason Plaza, Northampton, MA  01060

If you require an accommodation related to a medical condition in order to participate in any phase of the application process please inform the Director of Operations in order to determine what can be done to provide you with an accommodation.

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