SiouxCityRecruiter
the smart solution for Sioux City jobs

Assistant County Attorney (CRIMINAL Division)

Company: Woodbury County Courthouse
Location: Sioux City
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Job Description:

Woodbury County Assistant County Attorney (CRIMINAL Division) Sioux City, IA

Salary Range : $58,543 - $67,703/year based on experience, + benefits.

Description :
Responsible and accountable for the efficient and effective prosecution of criminal violators of State laws in Woodbury County, Iowa; including case preparation and presentation, preliminary hearings, court and Grand Jury appearances, and related reports, briefs, or other legal preparation; in accordance with proper court and legal procedures; under the direct authority of the County Attorney.
Duties :
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
The following duties are typical for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.
Other duties may be required and assigned.
-- Prosecuting attorney representing the State of Iowa, Woodbury County, and the Woodbury County Attorney in the professional, aggressive and ethical handling of assigned cases and investigations.
-- Possess good knowledge of the general principles of criminal and civil law, of relevant Iowa Code sections, of the Iowa Rules of Evidence, Criminal Procedure, and Civil Procedure, the Iowa Code of Professional Responsibility or Lawyers, and Federal and Iowa constitutional law principles relating to criminal procedure and criminal law
-- Adequate knowledge of the principles of civil law and of the methods and practices of pleading
-- Reviews police reports and interviews police officers or other Informational sources to decided if charges should be filed in relation to a particular offense
-- Appears in District, Juvenile, and Magistrate Courts throughout Woodbury County, for arraignments, hearings on various motions, jury selection, trying cases, and on other matters relative to assigned scope of responsibility; as directed by the County Attorney
-- Researches, prepares and tries cases for offenses occurring in Woodbury County including attendance at depositions
-- Represents the Department of Social Services, Civil Service, and Zoning Commissions, or other County agencies in court cases as required
-- Performs with excellence all attorney functions in assigned cases, including all phases of trials, hearing, depositions, investigatory evidence-gathering procedures, and other proceedings
-- Ability to make appropriate charging and other decisions; exercises good judgment in the disposition of cases consistent with justice, public safety, the well-being of victims and applicable law
-- Prepares and files court documents and pleadings; performs excellent legal research; competently evaluates evidence
-- Interviews witnesses and evaluates witness demeanor and credibility
-- Assists law enforcement officers in criminal investigations
-- Communicates effectively; gives after-hours advice by telephone to law enforcement officer
-- Counsels and advises County officials on legal problems relating to points of law or questions of legal procedure with respect to official government duties
-- Researches legal questions presented by other County officials or by the County Attorney
-- Assists all professional and support staff as needed.
-- Performs various other duties relating to scope of responsibility as assigned by the County Attorney
-- Attendance is required
Required Qualifications :
Minimum Education and Experience Required to Perform the Essential Functions:
-- Must be of good moral character and fitness and (a) be licensed by the Iowa Supreme Court to practice law in the State of Iowa or (b) have received the degree of J.D. or LL.B, from a law school fully approved by the A.B.A., and take and pass the next available Iowa Bar Exam and Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam and immediately thereupon be admitted to practice law in the State of Iowa or (c) be eligible for admission to the practice of law in Iowa pursuant to Iowa Court Rule 111 and be admitted to practice law in Iowa pursuant to the rule within 120 days of appointment as an Assistant County Attorney.
-- Keeps current on trends, developments, and changing law within the State of Iowa to assure proper administration of justice within the County
-- Must be an effective advocate and communicator and possess keen analytical skills; have empathy for crime victims and citizens
-- Professional in appearance and demeanor
-- Can work well with others and treat others with respect, patience and dignity
-- Candidate for hire must successfully pass a background check, physical examination, vision, back screen and drug screen prior to employment
A completed County application and resume are required.
APPLY : , Click on Careers
Deadline : Open Until Filled

Woodbury County Court House
Human Resources Dept., Rm. 701
620 Douglas Street Sioux City, IA 51101

E O E

Woodbury County Courthouse

Keywords: Woodbury County Courthouse, Sioux City , Assistant County Attorney (CRIMINAL Division), Legal , Sioux City, Iowa

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Legal Jobs


Virtual Tax Professional - CPA, Enrolled Agent or Attorney
Description: Overview Join Our Virtual Tax Network At Intuit, our mission is to power prosperity around the world. Tax experts support that mission to our TurboTax customers by: providing valuable guidance, instilling (more...)
Company: Intuit
Location: Omaha
Posted on: 02/12/2019

27D Paralegal Specialist
Description: 27D Paralegal Specialist br br Job ID: 1056516 br br Job Views: 17 br br Location: OMAHA, Nebraska, United States br br ZIP Code: 68142 br br Job Category: Administrative br br (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Omaha
Posted on: 02/10/2019

Assistant County Attorney (CRIMINAL Division)
Description: Woodbury br br County Assistant County Attorney CRIMINAL Division Sioux City, IA br br Salary Range: 58,543 - 67,703/year based on experience, br br benefits. br br Description: (more...)
Company: Woodbury County Courthouse
Location: Sioux City
Posted on: 02/13/2019


Legal Transcriptionist
Description: Legal Transcriptionist WOULD YOU LIKE TO WORK FOR US We hire legal transcriptionists who have the flexibility of scheduling their own hours to fit their lifestyles, and work around career and family (more...)
Company: Mommy Jobs Online
Location: Omaha
Posted on: 02/2/2019

Legal Nurse Consultant
Description: Legal Nurse Consultant This is a full-time position for an RN Consultant/Legal Nurse Consultant. Responsibilities of this position
Company: Confidential
Location: Omaha
Posted on: 02/20/2019

Associate Attorney
Description: Location: Omaha, Nebraska, 68124, United StatesPosted: 01/24/2019Position Title: Associate AttorneyCompany Name: Koley JessenSector: OtherJob Type: Full-TimeAssociate Attorney - Estate and Business
Company: Koley Jessen
Location: Omaha
Posted on: 01/30/2019

27D Paralegal Specialist
Description: 27D Paralegal Specialist Job ID: Job Views: 17 Location: OMAHA, Nebraska, United States ZIP Code: 68142 Job Category: Administrative Posted: 11.15.2018 Age Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Omaha
Posted on: 02/15/2019

Associate Attorney
Description: Location: Omaha, Nebraska, 68124, United StatesPosted: 01/24/2019Position Title: Associate AttorneyCompany Name: Koley JessenSector: OtherJob Type: Full-TimeAssociate Attorney - Estate and Business Succession (more...)
Company: Koley Jessen
Location: Omaha
Posted on: 02/1/2019

Tax Expert - CPA, Enrolled Agent or Practicing Attorney - Seasonal Rem
Description: Tax Expert - CPA, Enrolled Agent or Practicing Attorney - Seasonal Rem Overview Join Our Virtual Tax Network At Intuit, our mission is to power prosperity around the world. Tax experts support that mission (more...)
Company: Intuit
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: 02/2/2019

Associate Attorney - Estate & Business Succession Planning
Description: Associate Attorney - Estate and Business Succession Planning We are seeking an associate attorney to join our team of 12 experienced attorneys that practice in our Estate and Business Succession
Company: Koley Jessen, P.C., L.L.O.
Location: Omaha
Posted on: 01/29/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Iowa jobs by following @recnetIA on Twitter!

Sioux City RSS job feeds