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Missouri Office of Prosecution Services


CHILD ABUSE RESOURCE PROSECUTOR  
 
Applications are now being accepted by the Missouri Office of Prosecution Services (MOPS) for the position of Child Abuse Resource Prosecutor.  The successful applicant is an experienced prosecutor who will provide: continuing professional education programs (including regional trainings, webinars and assistance with conference coordination); consultation with local prosecutors in complex prosecutions; trial assistance to prosecutors in complex cases; service as special prosecutor in cases of conflicts of interest; technical assistance and other resources to Missouri prosecutors, law enforcement officers and other allied professionals to improve their ability to investigate and prosecute child abuse in Missouri in a multi-disciplinary team setting; and serve as liaison with relevant committees, task forces and victim advocacy groups. 

The Child Abuse Resource Prosecutor may be assigned other work as needed. The annual salary range is $58,000 to $75,000, depending on experience. MOPS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Catherine.Vannier@prosecutors.mo.gov. Prior applicants should feel free to re-apply. This position is available immediately, with a desired starting date as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 
POSTED 5/3/2022

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Boone County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY I/II


JOB OPPORTUNITY #: 578-1261

ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY I/II
PROSECUTING ATTORNEY’S OFFICE


Responsibilities:
Investigates, prepares, and prosecutes felony and misdemeanor cases for the State of Missouri.

Status:
Full-time, exempt, benefited

Qualifications:
Juris Doctorate degree
Valid license to practice law in the State of Missouri

Preferred Qualifications:
Two years prosecuting experience

Annual Salary Range:
$55,286 - $64,833

Deadline for Application:
Applications will be accepted until posting is removed.

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Apply online at www.showmeboone.com or call (573) 886-4395 ext. 2 with questions. The Apply Now link will take you to our online application system where you can create a user profile or log into a profile you have previously created. You must have a user profile to apply for any county position.

Please contact us in advance if an accommodation is needed in order to apply.

Benefit-eligible employees receive paid vacation, 14 paid holidays, enrollment in the County Employees Retirement Fund, and two matching deferred compensation plans. Other benefits include 100% County paid or low-cost employee health insurance premium options, 100% County paid employee dental premiums, subsidized dependent premiums, and County paid long-term disability and life insurance. Boone County is a Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness qualifying employer.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

POSTED 3/22/2022
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Polk County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


The Polk County Prosecutor’s Office is hiring an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, position available immediately. Job responsibilities are representing the State of Missouri in criminal cases referred to the office by local law enforcement. Specific tasks are to include reviewing referrals, making charging decisions, handling criminal dockets, and communicating with law enforcement, victims, and defense attorneys.  Prefer someone with experience.

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri, consent to a drug test upon hiring, and pass a background check.

Starting salary can be expected to start at $50,000 with additional salary based on applicants experience. Additional benefits include paid vacation after one year of experience,  standard paid holidays, health insurance, dental and vision options, and a CERF pension.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references by e-mail to pa@polkcountymo.org.

 

POSTED 3/11/2022


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Warren County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


The Warren County Prosecutor's Office is seeking applicants for an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Duties include, but are not limited to, reviewing police reports, filing charges when appropriate, representing the State at all stages of prosecution, conducting hearings and trials, representing the Warren County Juvenile Office, and handling civil child support matters. This is a full time position with paid holidays and health benefits paid for by the County. Must be a member of the Missouri Bar in good standing. Please send resumes to Kelly.King@prosecutors.mo.gov.

 

 

POSTED 3/9/2022
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Franklin County


VICTIM ADVOCATE


Department:
Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney's Office
15 S Church St, Ste 204
Union, MO 63084

Send resume to: astanton@franklinmo.net

Deadline:
Monday, February 28, 2022

For position information, click here.

 

POSTED 2/9/2022
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Stone County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


Stone County has an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.  Stone County is the home of Table Rock Lake and Silver Dollar City and is located next to Branson between Springfield and the Arkansas line.  Duties include reviewing police reports and filing charges, making court appearances at all stages of a prosecution, and trials.  Experience in criminal law is preferred but not required. 
 
Pay is $50,000 - $55,000 and includes health and life insurance.  Must be a member of the Missouri Bar in good standing.  Send resume or make inquiries to Matt.Selby@prosecutors.mo.gov.

 

 

POSTED 1/19/2022
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Marion County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


The Marion County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has an immediate opening for a motivated and experienced attorney. Marion County has two separate courthouses (Hannibal and Palmyra) and is part of a multi-county Child Support agreement that encompasses Marion, Shelby, Monroe and Ralls Counties as well.  As such, experienced attorneys may handle child support, traffic, conservation, low-level felonies and misdemeanors with the opportunity to handle high-level felonies as experience provides.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys (APAs) will appear regularly in Associate and Circuit courts to conduct motion hearings, preliminary hearings, bench trials, and jury trials. APAs also review referrals from law enforcement agencies, filing charges as appropriate and working with officers to develop stronger cases. APAs also join the on-call rotation, serving as a law enforcement point of contact for advice on criminal matters arising during their investigations, investigative subpoena requests, and assisting law enforcement in the issuance of search warrants. Most importantly, APAs stay in contact with victims of crime with the assistance of our Victim Advocate to keep them informed of the status of their case and seek justice on their behalf. 

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must be a member of the Missouri Bar in good standing. Interested candidates should have at least 2 years of experience in prosecution or criminal defense, work efficiently in an increasingly paperless environment, and possess a strong desire to work in public service. The compensation package includes excellent health and retirement benefits as well as competitive salaries. Please forward a resume to Lesley Hicks at lhicks@marioncounty-mo.gov or call (573) 221-0146 with any questions.

 

POSTED 1/13/2022
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Franklin County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


NATURE OF WORK:
Under general supervision, prepares assigned cases for prosecution and disposition by plea or trial; drafts and argues motions; conducts preliminary hearings; drafts plea agreements, and participates in all aspects of case preparation, court and jury trials, and probation violation proceedings.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
• Prepares and analyzes cases; performs correspondence activities with defense attorneys for exchange of discovery and making plea recommendations; prepares testimony outlines.
• Prepares cases for docket; reviews facts and criminal records; sets dates for trials and hearings.
• Reviews police reports and tickets to determine if charges should be filed; fills out charge forms and warrant applications.
• Performs research regarding the status of law on issues relevant to cases; assists other with research projects as needed.
• Conducts victim interviews to assess the case; prepares witness outlines; explains courtroom procedures.
• Represents the State of Missouri at Bench and Jury Trials and Motion and Revocation Hearings.
• Represents Director of Revenue in Petitions for Review of Administrative Hearings.
• Serves as 24-hour on call Prosecuting Attorney on a rotating schedule to issue arrest and search warrants during non-office hours.
• Attends and participates in staff meetings.
• Participate in continued legal education as required.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is performed in a standard office environment and involves sitting for extended periods of time, standing, walking, bending reaching, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds; may be exposed to potentially hostile defendants.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
Doctorate in Law

Depending on area of assignment, a valid Driver’s License, Notary Public License, and/or other specialized certifications may be required.

Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Knowledge of:
• County and department policies and procedures.
• Applications of legal principles to individual cases.
• Methods, procedures, and practices of legal research.
• Franklin County ordinances, general law, and State and Federal case law.
• Established precedents and sources of legal reference.

 
SALARY:
$57,000 exempt status

Please email your resume with cover letter to mbriggs@franklinmo.net.

 

POSTED 10/13/2021
UPDATED 3/9/2022

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Franklin County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY / DOMESTIC VIOLENCE


NATURE OF WORK:
Under limited supervision, manages a caseload in representing the State of Missouri on criminal prosecutions to include motions, preliminary hearings, plea agreements, and all aspects of court, jury trials and probation violation proceedings.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
• Meets with victims and community resource providers to gather facts and arrange needed services.
• Reviews police reports to determine if charges should be filed; requests additional information from officers as needed; conducts interviews with officers, victims, and witnesses.
• Files charges and prepares necessary documents to file with courts; sets bonds and specials conditions for each case.
• Prepares cases for docket by reviewing and analyzing facts, issues, and criminal histories of defendants.
• Prepares questions for all hearings; meets with and prepares witnesses for hearings, preliminary hearings, and motions to suppress.
• Researches case law; prepares notes, exhibits, presentations, motions in limine, and jury instructions.
• Conducts all aspects of trials.
• Completes continuing education as required.
• Completes and submits grant reports.
• Serves as 24-hour on call Prosecuting Attorney on a rotating schedule to issue arrest and search warrants during non-office hours.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is performed in a standard office environment and involves sitting for extended periods of time, standing, walking, bending, reaching, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
Doctorate in Law; AND three (3) years of experience in criminal law, which includes some trial experience.

Depending on area of assignment, a valid Driver’s License, Notary Public License, and/or other specialized certifications may be required.

Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Knowledge of:
• County and department policies and procedures.
• Applications of legal principles to individual cases.
• Methods, procedures, and practices of legal research.
• Franklin County ordinances, general law, and State and Federal case law.
• Established precedents and sources of legal reference.

 Skills in:
• Analyzing appraising and organizing facts, evidence, and precedents in assigned cases.
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
• Reviewing and analyzing information to determine the proper course of action.
• Communicating clearly both verbally and in writing.
• Preparing cases for trial.
• Presenting detailed materials clearly and logically.


SALARY:
$57,000 exempt status

Please email your resume with cover letter to mbriggs@franklinmo.net.

POSTED 10/13/2021
UPDATED 4/29/2022

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