Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

200 N. Main Street Rm 325
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone:(989) 317-4085
Fax:(989) 775-8413
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Except holidays

General Summary:
The Isabella County Prosecutor’s Office has an opening for an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney position. We are in search of an individual that enjoys advocating in the courtroom, who is proficient in legal research and writing, and above all is passionate about seeking justice for victims of criminal activity. Assistant prosecuting attorneys will receive invaluable career experience, courtroom training, and rewarding sense of purpose.

The chosen applicant will be responsible for handling cases in accordance with office philosophy, but given freedom to make independent decisions. Applicants will have the opportunity to work with, and learn from, experienced trial attorneys and exceptional support staff.

Chosen hire will have the ability to grow within the organization with the potential for additional career advancement.

General Job Duties:
Review and authorize requests for warrants, determine the appropriate charge(s) and prosecute criminal misdemeanor cases, juvenile matters, neglect and/or abuse cases, as well as handle SOS hearings and other formal hearings. The applicant will be required to negotiate cases to reach a plea agreement, prepare legal motions, answers defense motions, prepare search warrants, and advise law enforcement on legal issues, as well as prepare witnesses for trial and try cases before a judge or jury.

Requirements:
•No previous prosecution experience is necessary, but any criminal law experience should be noted in the application.
•Graduate of an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in Michigan or having taken the 2021 Bar Exam.
•Member in good standing with the Michigan State Bar or working towards admission.
•A valid Michigan driver’s license.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, legal writing sample, and Isabella County employment application to dmarshall@isabellacounty.org, or fax to 989-775-8413.  The application deadline is August 6, 2021. E.O.E.

Please download the job description for complete job specifications. A job application form is available for download in Adobe PDF document format

Starting Salary: $55,970 plus comprehensive benefit package
Application Deadline: August 6, 2021.