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Newton County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


The Newton County Prosecutor’s Office is hiring an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney to being 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. This attorney will also be responsible for a handful of cases originating under Chapter 566, RSMo., including hearings and trials under said chapter. This attorney should have experience, be able to work independently, and collaborate with peers.

Newton County uses Karpel as a case management program, knowledge of the system is preferred by is not a requirement. 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 $50,000 with flexibility based on experience. Additional benefits include paid vacation after one year of experience, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, dental and vision options, and a CERF pension plan.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references by e-mail to William.Lynch@prosecutors.mo.gov


POSTED 11/13/2020

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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
 
Annual Salary Range:
$53,040 - $87,859
 
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, 13 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. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
   

POSTED 10/14/2020

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Saline County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY

The Saline County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.  Responsibilities include representing the State of Missouri in criminal cases throughout any possible stage of a criminal case.  The position is full-time, with a salary range of $50,000-$60,000, and benefits including paid holidays, the majority of health insurance premiums paid by the County, and a family-friendly office environment.  If interested, please send a resume with references to thompson@salinecountymo.org or deliver to the Saline County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office at 19 E. Arrow, Room 100, Marshall, MO, 65340.  Resumes will be accepted at a minimum through September 23, 2020, and after that until the position is filled.  Thank you.        
 

POSTED 9/1/2020

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Christian County


VICTIM ADVOCATE

The Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has an immediate opening for a full-time Victim Advocate.  The Victim Advocate will be knowledge as to the criminal justice process.  The Victim Advocate will support victims and witnesses going through the criminal justice process by providing information to victims and witnesses about the criminal justice process.  The Victim Advocate will support victims and witnesses by keeping victims and witnesses appraised regarding court dates and court events.  Victim Advocates will provide victims and witnesses information about the constitutional and statutory rights afforded to victims of and witnesses to crimes.  The victim advocate will be knowledge regarding resources in the community to share about available resources to the victims and witnesses.
 
Qualified candidates will be able to exercise good judgment, be a team player, and be patient.  The qualified candidate must be able to work under pressure and deadlines.  The qualified candidate will be required pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.  This is a safety sensitive position. 
 
The Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is a fileless office.  The successful candidate will be proficient at keyboarding.  We use PROSECUTORbyKARPEL as our case management system. 
 
Preferred candidate will have previous experience as a victim advocate and/or a degree in criminal justice, psychology or a related degree.
 
Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.
 
If interested, please forward a cover letter and resume by mail or e-mail to:
 
Amy Fite
Prosecuting Attorney
Circuit Courts Building
102 W. Walnut, First Floor
Ozark, MO  65721
e-mail:  Amy.Fite@prosecutors.mo.gov

 

POSTED 8/27/2020

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Taney County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY

The Taney County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is hiring an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. The position will begin immediately. Job responsibilities are representing the State of Missouri and the Citizens of Taney County in criminal cases referred to the Office from various law enforcement entities in Taney County. Specific tasks include reviewing referrals and making filing decisions on criminal cases, as well as communicating effectively with law enforcement officers, victims, and the defense bar. The Assistant Prosecuting Attorney will appear in court frequently and is responsible for hearings and trials. Desired skills include the ability to work independently, make responsible decisions on cases, and collaborate with staff in the Office and court system.
 
The Office uses the Karpel case management system and is mostly paperless. A knowledge of Karpel is not a prerequisite, but computer proficiency is necessary. Applicants need a Juris Doctorate Degree with a valid license to practice law in the state of Missouri, and must be able to pass a drug test and background fitness review. Prior experience in criminal litigation is preferred.
 
The starting salary is 52,000 with some flexibility depending on experience. Other benefits include paid vacation and sick time, 12 paid holidays, county-paid health insurance and dental premiums, enrollment in the Missouri Local Government Employee Retirement System (MOLAGERS), the County Employees Retirement Fund (CERF) pension plan, and county-provided group life insurance. Additional available benefits include flexible spending, short term and long term disability, voluntary life insurance, AFLAC, vision insurance and Section 125 cafeteria plan, and a deferred compensation savings plan through the County Employees Retirement Fund (CERF 457).

Deadline for application: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and job references. Preferred method of submission is by email to William.Duston@taneycountymo.gov. Candidates may also submit documents by mail or fax to:
 
William Duston
Prosecuting Attorney
P.O. Box 849
Forsyth, MO 65653
Fax: 417-546-2376

 

POSTED 8/24/2020

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Christian County


TWO TEMPORARY CONTRACT ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS


The Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has been awarded CARES Act funding to address caseload backlog created due to the pandemic.  There are immediate openings for two full-time experienced assistant prosecuting attorneys.  These contract positions will start no later than September 1, 2020 and will end on December 31, 2020.

The contract APAs will be given a caseload of cases currently set on jury and bench trial dockets.  The APAs will be responsible to prepare and try these cases or dispose of through plea.  In addition to representing the State of Missouri in any bench or jury trials, the APAs will cover court dockets, depositions, pretrial conferences and any other hearing or motion related to the assigned caseload.  One of the APAs will be assigned a felony caseload.  The other APA will be assigned a misdemeanor caseload.  
 
It is required the candidates will have a minimum of five (5) years of prosecutions experience. It is required the candidate has tried at least 15 felony jury trials as a prosecutor serving as the first chair. Preferably the candidates will have previous experience with the PbK case management system.

The successful candidates must be able to pass a background check and a drug screening. These are safety sensitive positions and will be subject to random drug screening.

The contract rate for these positions is between $11,434.67/month and $12,864.00/month.  There are NO benefits with this position.  This is a temporary contract position.  The contract will end on December 31, 2020.

If interested, please forward your resume to:

Amy Fite
Prosecuting Attorney
Email:  Amy.Fite@prosecutors.mo.gov

Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.


POSTED 7/24/2020
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Stone County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


Stone County has an immediate opening for a full-time APA, experience would be great but not required.  As you know, Stone County is on the Arkansas line, just south of Springfield and adjacent to Branson.  Within Stone County you will find Table Rock Lake, Silver Dollar City, and lot so beautiful scenery, to go along with our share of crime.  Pay is approximately $50,000 with benefits.  Please submit resumes to Matt Selby at Matt.Selby@prosecutors.mo.gov.

POSTED 7/1/2020
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Webster County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


There is an immediate opening for an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.   Looking for an attorney ready to face the challenges and rewards of working in one of Missouri’s fastest growing counties.  Webster County is opening its new Justice Center, with a new jail, Sheriff’s office, and courtroom that is dedicated to the criminal cases in Webster County.  The position is full-time and requires weekly docket days for both associate and circuit court cases, along with review and filing new charges, and litigating pending cases.  It is a fast paced office, but retains the qualities of a rural county that allows for a unique professional environment, without losing those qualities of a smaller, rural community.  Salary and benefits are competitive with counties in the area. 

Marshfield is the county seat for Webster County, and is located just 30 miles east of Springfield on I-44.  This office makes a difference in people’s lives.  Please submit resumes to:  Ben Berkstresser, Webster County Prosecuting Attorney, at bberkstresser@webstercountymo.gov, or mail to P.O. Box 7, Marshfield, Missouri  65706. 
 
 

POSTED 6/29/2020

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Dallas County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


The Dallas County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has an opening for a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.   Any applicant must be a member of the Missouri Bar Association in good standing.
 
Resumes will be accepted and interviews scheduled until the position is filled.
 
Responsibilities: 
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney’s make regular court appearances, conduct motion hearings, jury trials, and bench trials.  Caseload will include felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic cases.  Other duties include reviewing and making filing decisions on new case submissions, conducting evidentiary hearings, assisting law enforcement with case preparation and investigative questions, search warrant review, and other duties associated with the Dallas County Prosecutor’s Office.
 
Qualifications: 
Juris Doctor degree with valid license to practice law in the State of Missouri. Candidate’s license must be in good standing with the Missouri Bar Association. Preferred candidates will have prosecution experience, and knowledge of case management software - Prosecutor by Karpel.
 
Compensation and Benefits: 
Compensation will be based on experience, and includes health and retirement benefits.
 
Interested candidates may submit a resume with references and a cover letter via email to Jessica Mankey at Jessica.Mankey@prosecutors.mo.gov.

 

POSTED 5/18/2020

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Christian County

ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


The Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has openings for a full-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys.  This position will begin immediately.  Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys regularly appear in court, conduct motion hearings, bench trials and jury trials.  The Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is a fileless office.  Thus, the successful candidates will be proficient at keyboarding.  Further, we use PROSECUTORbyKARPEL as our case management system.  The preferred candidates will have prosecution experience or experience as an intern in a prosecutor’s office and a working knowledge of PROSECUTORbyKarpel or other experience to support the ability to learn and work within an electronic case management system. 
 
The office includes seven assistant prosecuting attorneys, one investigator, three victim advocates, six legal assistants and a receptionist.  The starting salary for this position is $52,000 per year.
 
Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.
 
If interested, please forward a cover letter and resume by mail or e-mail to:
 
Amy Fite
Prosecuting Attorney
Circuit Courts Building
102 W. Walnut, First Floor
Ozark, MO  65721
e-mail:  Amy.Fite@prosecutors.mo.gov

POSTED 1/27/2020
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Platte County

ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


The Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in Platte County, Missouri—the fastest-growing county in Missouri—is hiring Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys. Applicants must be a current member of the Missouri Bar or another state Bar in good standing.

Job Responsibilities: Represent the State of Missouri in all phases of criminal prosecution, including providing assistance and legal advice to law enforcement officers during investigations, making charging decisions, presenting cases at preliminary hearings and to grand juries, and advocating in court during bond, probation violation, suppression and other hearings, and in bench and jury trials.

Status: Full time with government benefits including paid vacation time, 13 paid holidays, county-paid or low cost employee health insurance premium options, county paid or low-cost vision and dental plans, enrollment in the Missouri Local Government Employee Retirement System (MOLAGERS) and the County Employees Retirement Fund (CERF), county-paid or low-cost long-term disability and life insurance options.

Other Benefits: Minutes from downtown Kansas City, home of the Chiefs and the Royals and the best barbecue in the universe. Go to www.visitkc.com or www.plattecountyedc.com to get the details on Platte County and the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Qualifications: Juris Doctor degree with a valid license to practice law in the State of Missouri or another state. Prosecution experience preferred but not required.

Starting Salary: $52,500 for candidates immediately out of law school, adjusted for candidates with experience.

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

Interested candidates may submit a resume with references and a cover letter via e-mail to First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Mark L. Gibson at mgibson@co.platte.mo.us or by mail to First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Mark L. Gibson, Platte County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, 415 Third St., Suite 60, Platte City, Missouri 64079.

POSTED 1/23/2020
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