Assistant State's Attorney
McKenzie County, Watford City, N.D.
McKenzie County is currently accepting applications for a full time Assistant State's Attorney.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Juris Doctorate and one (1) year of experience in criminal litigation and two (2) years in an active law practice; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
North Dakota license to practice law at the time of hire
Applying Federal, State, and local laws, rules and regulations
Knowledge of judicial and administrative procedures and rules of evidence
Experience prosecuting or defending criminal cases
Ability to analyze facts, evidence, and legal instruments as well as, legal problems and rendering formal opinions
Willingness and desire to learn new and challenging tasks
GENERAL DUTIES :
Responsible for gathering and managing evidence in civil, criminal, juvenile, and traffic cases
Presenting information in court to prosecute or defend actions; especially more complex civil and criminal lawsuits
Advice Law Enforcement officers, prepare and present warrant application, and conduct probable cause hearings
Advise elected and appointed officials and County employees as to their legal rights, represent County agencies in legal proceedings
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level
McKenzie County offers an excellent benefit package including:
Health Insurance - Health & Child Care Flexible Spending Program Group Life
Insurance - Retirement - Optional Deferred Comp Plan
Vacation - Sick Leave - Paid Holidays