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Stone County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


Stone County has an immediate opening for an assistant prosecuting attorney.  This position requires that the applicant be a member of the Missouri bar in good standing and have some experience as a prosecuting attorney.  Beginning salary is $75,000 to $80,000 depending on experience along with health insurance, life insurance, paid holidays, vacation, training, and bar dues.  Stone County is located between Springfield and the Arkansas line in southwest Missouri.  It is the home of Table Rock Lake, Silver Dollar City, and next door to Branson.  Send resumes and cover letter to Matt.Selby@prosecutors.mo.gov.


POSTED 2/1/2023

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Barry County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


The Barry County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is seeking a qualified attorney to serve as a full time Assistant Prosecutor.  Located in Southwest Missouri, on the Arkansas state line, Barry County is home to some 36,000 people and is minutes from Rogers, Arkansas as well as the Springfield Mo and Joplin Mo areas. With a wide variety of outdoor activities available, Barry County is home to Roaring River State Park as well as Table Rock Lake and the Mark Twain National Forest.  Job duties include everything from filing pleadings, conducting preliminary and motion hearings to bench and jury trials.  Compensation includes a salary of $75,000, health insurance, retirement, as well as paid holidays, vacation and training.  Applicant must be a member of the Missouri Bar in good standing.  Send resumes to aboxx@barrycountypa.org  


POSTED 1/26/2023


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Franklin County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY


The Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is hiring an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. The position will be available starting February 1, 2023. Job responsibilities are representing the State of Missouri and the Citizens of Franklin County in criminal cases referred to the Office from various law enforcement entities in Franklin County. Specific tasks include reviewing referrals and making filing decisions on Felony Sexual Violence cases, as well as communicating effectively with law enforcement officers, victims, and the defense bar. The Assistant Prosecuting Attorney will be responsible for preparing for and conducting all hearings and trials related to the assigned case load. Desired skills include the ability to work independently, make responsible decisions on cases, and collaborate with staff in the Office and the court system.

The Office uses the Karpel case management system and is mostly paperless. The 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. At least three (3) years criminal litigation is preferred. Jury trial experience is preferred.

The starting salary is $85,000. Other benefits include paid vacation, paid holidays, health insurance, and enrollment in the Missouri Local Government Employee Retirement System (MOLAGERS), the County Employees Retirement Fund (CERF) pension plan, and life insurance. Additional available benefits include flexible spending, AFLAC, vision insurance and dental plan and a deferred compensation savings plan through the County Employees Retirement Fund (CERF 457).

Deadline for application: Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and job references. Preferred method of submission is by email to mbriggs@franklinmo.net.

Michele Briggs Prosecuting Attorney
15 South Church St. Suite 204
Union, MO 63084 636/583-6370


POSTED 12/20/2022
UPDATED 1/26/2023

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Franklin County


VICTIM ADVOCATE


NATURE OF WORK
Under general supervision of the Assistant Office Manager and Elected Prosecutor, provides criminal justice services to crime victims and witnesses; interviews and evaluates the needs of victims; provides referrals to community agencies; educates victims regarding the criminal justice system; attends and participates in court proceedings; prepare and processes program documentation; and performs other related duties a s assigned.

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.

• Coordinates and provides for the delivery of comprehensive criminal justice services to victims and witnesses of various types of crimes occurring within Franklin County’s jurisdiction.
• Responds to inquiries and provides information and education regarding the Victim Assistance Program and the criminal justice system process
• Receives and reviews police reports and case files; identifies victims of felony, gross misdemeanor, and domestic violence crimes
• Interview victims and witnesses of crime and determines individual needs for assistance; provides resources and/or referrals to appropriate community agencies; responds to crisis situations
• Prepares and sends initial correspondence, insurance forms, and restitution forms to all victims; provides victims with information and assistance in preparing Department of Corrections, Victim/Witness Notification Program, and Crime Victims Compensation documents
• Schedules and coordinates interview between victims, witnesses, attorneys, and community based advocates in relation to felony, gross misdemeanor, and/or juvenile cases
• Conveys case status information to victims pertaining to trials and/or sentencing hearings
• Provides informational and emotional support to victims and witnesses during court proceedings; assists victims in the preparation of impact statements to the Court
• Presents and clarifies information during court proceedings; addresses inquiries pertaining to the evaluation process and provides specific case information to defense counsel
• Prepares and maintains a variety of program records, reports, and documentation; maintains and prepares grant reports
• 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
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or related field; AND two (2) years of social work experience. Preferred

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

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED
Knowledge of:
• County policies and procedures
• The criminal justice system
• Judicial processes and procedures
• Victim rights and victim assistance programs
• Processes for interviewing and assessing victims of crime
• Program records, reports, and documentation
• Community organizations and resources available to victims and their families

Skills in:
• Coordinating and administering the County’s Victim Assistance Program
• Providing criminal justice services and support to crime victims and witnesses
• Interviewing and assessing victims and providing referrals for community assistance
• Attending court proceedings and preparing a variety of case/program documentation
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
• Communicating clearly both verbally and in writing

This position is a Grant Funded position which is sustainable.
The yearly salary for this position is $31,999.
Please apply to our posting on Indeed, ZipRecruiter or www.franklinmo.org.


POSTED 12/16/2022
UPDATED 1/26/2023

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St. Francois County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY 


The St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has openings for Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys. Entry level and Experienced positions are available. We offer competitive public service compensation, with excellent health and retirement benefits.

 
Assistants work closely with our law enforcement officers, state and local government agencies and other local resources to build and prosecute criminal matters from investigation to trial. The attorneys will have the benefit of statewide training and the support of an experienced team.
 
St. Francois County is a rapidly developing community of 70,000 located less than an hour from St. Louis.
 
This is a high volume, fast paced office calling for an organized attorney that can develop and deliver effective trial advocacy, backed by sound legal writing and research ability. Please forward a resume to Corey Schrum, Human Resources Director at (573) 756-4511, Ext. 211 with questions.
 
Job Type: Full-time
 
Pay: $54,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year
 
Benefits:
 
Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance


POSTED 12/16/2022

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Washington 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: 
$56,000 - $71,000

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

Washington County is a beautiful county approximately an hour south of St. Louis, offering a myriad of excellent professional opportunities for the successful candidate. This is a very busy jurisdiction served by a modest-sized office. The office is located in the Washington County Courthouse in historic Potosi, Missouri. The successful candidate will work closely with the elected PA and office staff to pursue justice and protect public safety in the County.

Benefits of being an Assistant Prosecutor with Washington County include:
Benefit-eligible employees receive paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays in accordance with what the State of Missouri provides, and enrollment in the County Employees Retirement Fund (6% non-LAGERS). Other benefits include 100% County paid or low-cost employee health insurance premium options, 100% County paid employee dental and vision premiums, subsidized dependent premiums, employeed-paid long-term disability coverage available, and County paid life insurance. Washington County is a Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness qualifying employer. Benefits through the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office include 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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To apply, send a resume to Prosecuting Attorney-Elect John Jones at jjones@washcomo.us. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis as resumes are received. The successful candidate will begin on January 3, 2023 or as soon thereafter as possible.

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

An Equal Opportunity Employer


POSTED 12/16/2022

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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 10/25/2022

UPDATED 11/22/2022
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Henry County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY

The following are a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities.
 
• Review police reports and tickets to determine if charges should be filed; complete charging documents and warrant applications.
• Prepare and analyze cases; correspond with defense attorneys for exchange of discovery and making plea recommendations.
• Prepare cases for docket; review facts and criminal records; set dates for trials and hearings.
• Perform research regarding the status of law on issues relevant to cases; assist other with research projects as needed.
• Work with Victim Advocates to assess the case; prepare witness outlines; explain courtroom procedures.
• Represent the State of Missouri at Bench and Jury Trials and Hearings.
• Attend and participate in staff meetings.
• Participate in continued legal education as required.          
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Competitive salary based on experience.

Applicants must be a member of the Missouri Bar in good standing, or an applicant for the bar exam awaiting results.

Interested Parties/How to Apply: Email resume with cover letter to Jennifer Mayer at jmayer@henrycountypa.org.

 


POSTED 11/10/2022

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Jasper County


ASSISTANT PROSECUTING ATTORNEY  

The Jasper County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is seeking a qualified attorney with a desire to work for justice on behalf of crime victims.  Located in southwest Missouri, Jasper County serves approximately 120,000 citizens, and works with over a dozen law enforcement agencies.  This position offers a valuable opportunity to work with experienced staff and attorneys from the filing of the complaint to jury trial.  The assistant prosecuting attorney will review and file pleadings, obtain search warrants, conduct motion hearings, preliminary hearings, and jury trials.  

Applicant must be a member of the Missouri Bar in good standing.  Experience is preferred, but we are willing to train a qualified attorney who is motivated and eager to learn.  Compensation includes health insurance, retirement, and a competitive salary commensurate with experience.  Interested applicants should send a resume to theresa.kenney@jaspercountymopa.gov


POSTED 9/30/2022

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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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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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