Senior 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 a Senior 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.

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, other 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 felony and misdemeanor cases, as well as coverage on neglect and/or abuse cases.  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:

  • 2 years minimum prosecution or criminal defense experience required.
  • Graduate of an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in Michigan.
  • Member in good standing with the Michigan State Bar.
  • A valid Michigan driver’s license

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

Starting Salary: $60,955 – $75,342 plus

  • Excellent Comprehensive Benefit Package includes, health, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, MERS Defined Contribution Plan

Application Deadline: November 5, 2021 or until filled

Please submit a cover letter, resume, legal writing sample, and Isabella County employment application via email to dmarshall@isabellacounty.org or fax to 989-775-8413.

Employment application can be downloaded at https://www.isabellacounty.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/job_application.pdf