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Attorney-Level 2-Casper

Company: State of Wyoming
Location: Casper
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

ATPA02-2021-00169-Practicing Attorney-Level 2-CasperPrint (ApplyATPA02-2021-00169-Practicing Attorney-Level 2-Casper Salary$5,288.77 - $6,815.43 MonthlyLocationCasper, WYJob TypeFull TimeDepartment157-District Attorney #7 Natrona County District AttorneyJob Number2021-00169Description Benefits Questions Description and FunctionsOpen Until FilledGENERAL DESCRIPTION: In Casper, Wyoming, the District Attorney's Office has an immediate opening for an Assistant District Attorney. The position handles the prosecution of felony-level offenses. The position prepares a variety of court documents and argues motions before trial court; conducts jury and bench trials; confers with investigative agencies; plans, coordinates, and institutes activities related to the prosecution of felony cases; coordinates case investigations with law enforcement agencies; checks instructs or directs the work of their assigned legal assistant as necessary. Candidates must currently be licensed to practice in Wyoming and be in good standing with the Wyoming State Bar and must be able to demonstrate a high level of initiative and responsibility.Human Resource Contact: Debbie Russi - - 307-777-6737ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.Initiates prosecution of individuals for felony cases.Reviews investigative reports and works with law enforcement officers and agencies to ensure that all of the offense elements have been investigated and ensures that the defendant's rights are not violated.Represents the State of Wyoming in jury trials and bench trials.Confers and negotiates with defense attorneys on pending cases, using communication and persuasive skills to achieve a fair resolution of the case.Meets with crime victims through the Victim/Witness Coordinator assigned to the case and ensures their rights are observed and that they have an opportunity to participate in the criminal justice system.Handles core assignments: rules making, contracts, documents review, client counseling, legal research, opinion writing, appellate briefs, pre-trial assignments (dispositive motions, discovery), trial assignments (preparing witnesses, exhibits, assists in developing & executing strategy, contested cases), oral arguments, settlements.Handles a variety of moderate to serious legal matters and ability to resolve moderate cases with general supervision; assist in preparing more complex legal matters.QualificationsKNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of criminal laws and jury instructionsKnowledge of the criminal laws and jury instructionsSkill in organization and effective use of available time and resourcesSkill in communication, using oratorical and persuasive speech on diverse subjectsSkill in leadership and decision makingSkill in the allocation of materials and personnel on a priority basisSkill in teamwork to be utilized with law enforcement, court personnel, and other community agencies and representativesMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education:Juris DoctorateExperience:2-5 years of relevant legal experienceCertificates, Licenses, Registrations:License to practice law in WyomingNecessary Special RequirementsNOTES: FLSA: ExemptSupplemental Information157-Office of the District Attorney - 7th Judicial DistrictClick here (to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.URL: State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. Beautiful country with wide open spaces and clean air, great recreational opportunities, and no State income tax to mention a few! In addition, the State of Wyoming offers State employees a very generous benefit package. Please click here (for more information on the State of Wyoming employee benefits.For additional information on living in the state of Wyoming please click here (.

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