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Boone County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY  

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 - $91,520

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

Additional benefits of being an Assistant Prosecutor with Boone County:
Paid continuing legal education classes, paid Bar dues, bi-annual out-of-office training through the Missouri Office Prosecution Services plus other exciting training opportunities through various state and national associations, membership in the National District Attorney’s Association, and the opportunity to conduct jury trials as well as the opportunity to seek justice every day.

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Apply online at www.showmeboone.com/hr 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 9/13/2022

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Greene County


SENIOR ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY  

Senior APA Responsibilities:
Reviews, prepares, and prosecutes felony cases for the State of Missouri. 
           
Senior APA Qualifications:                                 
Juris Doctorate degree
Valid license to practice law in the State of Missouri
Three (3) years of experience in prosecution. Jury trial experience and ability to first chair a felony jury trial preferred.

Status: 
Full-time, exempt, benefited

Starting Salary:
$79,664.00

Deadline for Application:
Applications will be accepted until position filled.

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Apply online at https://mo-greenecounty.civicplushrms.com/careers/JobDetail.aspx?enc=QPQDKqwXNuJybHyCBjvzp/GRt/qhQmBDlEsHfj/JcZSgHW9O9KRDwlgzyokje4rH  or call (417) 829-6322 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:
13 paid Holidays
Vacation, Sick and Personal leave time 
LAGERS and CERF retirement plans
Deferred Compensation (457) Plan with matching benefit
Disability / Voluntary Life / Vision / Flexible Spending Account.  
An Equal Opportunity Employer. 


POSTED 8/29/2022

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Greene County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY  

Full-time, exempt, benefited
           
APA Qualifications:                                 
Juris Doctorate degree
Valid license to practice law in the State of Missouri

Starting Salary:
$63,252.80

Deadline for Application:
Applications will be accepted until position filled.

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Apply online at https://mo-greenecounty.civicplushrms.com/careers/JobDetail.aspx?enc=QPQDKqwXNuJybHyCBjvzp/GRt/qhQmBDlEsHfj/JcZTQQOz/4rKP5lti5oqvNRlv or call (417) 829-6322 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:
13 paid Holidays
Vacation, Sick and Personal leave time 
LAGERS and CERF retirement plans
Deferred Compensation (457) Plan with matching benefit
Disability / Voluntary Life / Vision / Flexible Spending Account.  
An Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about County benefits go to: https://mo-greenecounty.civicplushrms.com/AtsResources/Client/15c56139-ff48-4cd7-ba4f-bcd2443d6923/Documents/Employee%20Benefits%20Summary.pdf


POSTED 8/29/2022

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Mississippi County


PART-TIME ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY  

 

The Mississippi County Prosecuting Attorney’s office is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Applicants with experience in criminal law are preferred but not required. The position is part-time only and does not offer benefits. Applicants must have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. A current and good standing bar license from the Missouri Bar is required for the position. However, recent law school graduates awaiting results of their bar examination are encouraged to apply. 
 
JOB DUTIES
 
All aspects of misdemeanor and felony criminal prosecution at the circuit court level are duties of this position. Including but not limited to:
Review of police reports 
Making decisions regarding which cases to file
Meeting with victims
Appearing in court on behalf of the State of Missouri
Drafting and arguing motions
Perform legal research and draft memos and briefs
Conducting bond review and reduction hearings
Conduct probation revocation hearings
Conduct preliminary hearings
Conduct bench and jury trials
Be able to manage multiple cases on their workload
Serve as an on-call Prosecuting Attorney on occasional weekends to address in-custody filings and search warrants outside of office hours
Participate in continued legal education as required by the Missouri Bar
Perform other duties as assigned
Applicants must be able to effectively and efficiently communicate in court. They must also be able to work well with others. 

SALARY

 
Starting salary is $30,000, but is negotiable based upon previous experience. 

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and list of a minimum of three references to:

Mississippi County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
P.O. Box 435
Charleston, Missouri 63834

Additional contact may be made through:
Amber James, Legal Secretary 
(573) 683-2146 ext 2246



POSTED 9/6/2022

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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

Applicants who are still awaiting bar exam results are welcome to apply.

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

 

POSTED 10/13/2021
UPDATED 8/29/2022

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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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Scott County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


The Scott County Prosecuting Attorney’s office is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Applicants with experience in criminal law are preferred but not required. The position is full-time with health and retirement benefits. Applicants must have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. A current and good standing bar license from the Missouri Bar is required for the position. However, recent law school graduates awaiting results of their bar examination are encouraged to apply. 

JOB DUTIES

All aspects of misdemeanor and felony criminal prosecution at the circuit court level are duties of this position. Including but not limited to:
Review of police reports 
Making decisions regarding which cases to file
Meeting with victims
Appearing in court on behalf of the State of Missouri
Drafting and arguing motions
Perform legal research and draft memos and briefs
Conducting bond review and reduction hearings
Conduct probation revocation hearings
Conduct preliminary hearings
Conduct bench and jury trials
Be able to manage multiple cases on their work load
Serve as an on-call Prosecuting Attorney on a rotating weekend schedule to address in-custody filings and search warrants outside of office hours
Participate in continued legal education as required by the Missouri Bar
Perform other duties as assigned

Applicants must be able to effectively and efficiently communicate in court. They must also be able to work well with others. 

SALARY

Starting salary is $45,000, but is negotiable based upon previous experience. 

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and list of references to:

Scott County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
P.O. Box 160 
Benton, Missouri 63736

Additional contact may be made through:
Tara Burchard
tburchard@scottcopa.com
(573) 545-3562


POSTED 7/20/2022
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Callaway County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY  

Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office seeks full-time assistant prosecuting attorney to represent the State of Missouri in criminal prosecutions.  Candidates who are currently licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri will be given priority consideration, but applicants awaiting Missouri Bar admission will be considered.  Position involves handling every aspect of criminal prosecution for misdemeanor and felony offenses and will require regular appearances in court to handle dockets, conduct hearings, bench trials and jury trials.  The office uses the PROSECUTOR by Karpel electronic case management system so candidates should be proficient at keyboarding.  Salary depends on experience.  This is a full-time position that includes county employee benefits.  Applications accepted by e-mail: Christopher.Wilson@prosecutors.mo.gov or may be mailed to Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney, 10 East 5th Street, 3rd Floor, Fulton, MO  65251.

 
POSTED 5/3/2022

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Adair County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


The Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for Adair County, Missouri, seeks an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Applicants with criminal prosecution experience preferred but is not required.  The position is a full-time position with health care and retirement benefits. Salary commensurate with experience.  Applicants must have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school, be admitted and be in good standing with the Missouri Bar.  Recent graduates and those preparing for the July Bar Exam are encouraged to apply.

Adair County is a great place to work, live, and raise a family.  Kirksville is the educational and industrial hub of northeast Missouri.  We are home to Truman State University, A. T. Still University- Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, ATSU Dental School, Moberly Area Community College- Kirksville Campus, Kraft-Heinz, WireCo, and Cenveo.

They are many opportunities for outdoor adventures, including Hike-Bike trails around the Kirksville School District campus as well as trails that connect Kirksville with the Big Creek Conservation Area and Thousand Hills State Park-Forest Lake, which has been recognized as one of the best state parks in Missouri.  Adair County and the surrounding area is well-known among outdoor enthusiasts for some of the best deer and wild turkey hunting experiences and fishing excursions.

All resumes with cover letter and references must be received by 4:00 p.m. on July 1, 2022.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and references to:
Adair County Prosecuting Attorney
Post Office Box 314
Kirksville, MO 63501

Applications may also be submitted via email to: Karla.Kramer@prosecutors.mo.gov

Adair County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

POSTED 6/2/2022
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Stone County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


The Stone County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.  Responsibilities include represent the State of Missouri throughout any possible stage of a criminal case.  The position is full time with a salary range of $55,000 to $60,000.  Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, and paid holidays.  Position requires Missouri Bar license, however, recent graduates will also be considered.  Send resume to Matt.Selby@prosecutors.mo.gov.

The office also has a position available for a Rule 13 student who is looking for experience in a prosecutor’s office.

 

POSTED 6/2/2022
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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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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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