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The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) is always interested in receiving resumes from qualified candidates for its open positions. NDAA offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package. Click on the link for each job posting.

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Prosecutor Job Openings

District Attorney Senior
The Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office is seeking an experienced gang prosecutor to work on one of California’s largest gang prosecutions in the state’s history. The prosecution of members of the transnational gang, MS-13, involves 17 defendants charged with a variety of gang offenses, including the murder of ten victims and conspiracy to commit the murder of 14 additional victims. 
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Assistant District Attorney – Bethel, Alaska
The Bethel, Alaska District Attorney’s Office is recruiting to fill a full-time assistant district attorney position. This lively office is responsible for prosecution of criminal cases in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta and Interior Alaska. The position requires frequent court appearances in the superior and district courts at Bethel and often telephonic appearances in rural village courts. There is significant trial work, including pre-trial motion practice. There are opportunities for travel to the 64 communities in the area, and some travel is required in connection with trial work in other court locations. 

Salary is determined by the legal background and experience of the selected candidate and will range from $96,000 to $135,000. A comprehensive state benefits package is provided. For additional information and application instructions, please visit the Alaska Department of Law website here.

 

Deputy Inspector General for Policy Analysis and Investigation
—New York City
The New York City Department of Investigation (“DOI”) is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the country with a mission of combating municipal corruption. It serves the people of New York City by acting as an independent and nonpartisan watchdog for New York City government, City agencies, and City employees, vendors with City contracts, individuals and entities that receive City funds.

The Department of Investigation’s Office of Inspector General for the New York Police Department (“Office” or “OIG-NYPD”) is authorized to “investigate, review, study, audit and make recommendations relating to the operations, policies, programs and practices,” of the NYPD, with the goals of enhancing the effectiveness of the police department, increasing public safety, protecting civil liberties and civil rights, and increasing the public’s confidence in the police force. The Deputy Inspector General for Policy Analysis and Investigation will support the Inspector General by overseeing the Policy Analysis unit – comprised of senior policy managers, policy analysts, data assistants, and auditors – in order to provide qualitative and quantitative analysis relating to the operations, policies, programs and practices of NYPD; helping to set OIG-NYPD’s investigative priorities by developing systematic approaches for identifying of areas of concern where improvements may be needed at NYPD; supporting a data-driven approach to evaluating NYPD’s performance; determining best methods of investigating NYPD policies and practices, and supporting data analysis appropriate to the methods; and providing the analytical and statistical foundations for OIG-NYPD’s reports and recommendations.
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Assistant District Attorney — Department of Law, Fairbanks
The Fairbanks District Attorney’s Office is recruiting to fill a full-time assistant district attorney position. The attorney hired for this position will prosecute violations of criminal law in interior and northern Alaska which includes frequent trials, significant pre-trial motion practice, daily court hearings and some post-conviction and appellate work.  In addition to the district and superior courts in Fairbanks, this office also covers the Utqiagvik, Tok, Galena, Delta Junction, Nenana and Fort Yukon courts and offers occasional opportunity to travel to these locations. Applicants should have strong oral advocacy skills. Prior trial experience and experience in the practice of criminal law is a plus, but is not required.

More information and application instructions may be found at the Department of Law website

 

Assistant United States Attorney
USAO District of Alaska

Attorney
222. W. 7th Avenue., Room 253
Anchorage, AK 99513
United States
18-AK-DE-03

About the Office: 
(PLEASE NOTE: This Announcement is being re-opened in an attempt to broaden the applicant pool. Those who already applied need not reapply.)

The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Alaska serves the  State of Alaska through  its main office in Anchorage and two branch offices located in Fairbanks and Juneau. There are 24 Assistant United States Attorneys who  prosecute federal crimes and defend and pursue the interests of the United States in civil cases.  All but four of the District’s 60 employees are currently assigned to the Anchorage office. This employment opportunity is in the Anchorage Criminal Division. 

Our office places a high value on diversity of experiences and perspectives and encourages applications from all qualified men and women from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, veterans, LGBT individuals, and persons with disabilities.

Job Description: 
The successful candidate primarily will be responsible for handling the investigation and prosecution of federal crimes. This will include prosecuting cases such as firearms offenses, drug crimes, child exploitation and other violent crimes, fraud, embezzlement and other white collar crimes. In addition, the candidate may also be called upon to assist in the prosecution of a wide variety of other criminal cases as needed to address the districts priorities. Assistant United States Attorneys work their cases from inception through appeal, and thus, in addition to district court work, the successful candidate will be responsible for drafting appellate briefs and presenting oral arguments.

The successful candidate must have the legal acumen and experience to successfully prosecute a complex white collar, organized crime, or drug trafficking organization case, or is capable of prosecuting such a case if given the appropriate training and experience. The candidate must also have a prosecutor's professional temperament and judgment. They must have the desire to do justice, meaning to vigorously use the power of our office to protect the public, but also to protect the rights of defendants based on strong ethical beliefs. Finally, the successful candidate must be an inspiring colleague and leader, or is capable of being such a colleague and leader as they develop. Such leadership can be overt, but can also be exercised by example in day to day work. An essential part of being this type of colleague is being a dedicated team player; someone who believes in effective teamwork.

Qualifications: 
Required qualifications: Applicants must have excellent academic credentials, a J.D. degree, an active membership in good standing of the bar of any jurisdiction, 3 years post-J.D. experience, superior analytical abilities and oral communications skills, excellent research and writing skills, good judgment and strong character. Mentoring and training will be provided.

Preferred qualifications: Prior trial experience and experience prosecuting criminal cases is preferred, but not required.

Salary: 
Assistant U.S. Attorney pay is based upon the number of years of experience, ranging from basic pay $67,930 to $164,100 which includes locality pay. In addition there is a non-taxable cost of living allowance where authorized.

Travel: 
Some travel is required.

Application Process: 
PLEASE NOTE: This Announcement is being re-opened in an attempt to broaden the applicant pool. Those who already applied need not reapply.

Applications will be reviewed and acted upon on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No applications will be received after May 9, 2018. All resumes must be accompanied by a cover letter explaining your interest in the position. Please apply through the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491067100
No phone calls please. Applications must be submitted online.

 

Office of the Special Prosecutor, Republic of Palau:
Special Prosecutor

The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) is an independent agency in the Republic of Palau tasked with investigating and prosecuting government corruption and related crime. While the statutory authority and jurisdiction of the OSP is broad, the office focuses its efforts on high-priority public integrity matters. In this endeavor, the OSP works closely with the Office of the Public Auditor, the Financial Intelligence Unit, the Ethics Commission, and the Ministry of Justice. The OSP also works in cooperation with international partners.

The Office of the President of the Republic of Palau is currently seeking a qualified attorney to serve as Special Prosecutor for the Republic of Palau. The Special Prosecutor position is filled by an appointment process. A candidate for Special Prosecutor is appointed by the President of the Republic of Palau, confirmed by the Senate of the Palau National Congress and, once appointed, subject only to for-cause removal by the President. The Special Prosecutor is expected to serve a term of five years.

Applicants are encouraged to apply by May 07, 2018 for first-round consideration. Thereafter, applications will be considered on a bi-weekly basis.
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Data Management Assistant — City of New York
The New York City Department of Investigation (“DOI”) is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the country with a mission of combating municipal corruption. It serves the people of New York City by acting as an independent and nonpartisan watchdog for New York City government, City agencies, and City employees, vendors with City contracts, individuals and entities that receive City funds.

The Department of Investigation's Office of the Inspector General for the New York City Police Department ("Office" or "OIG-NYPD") is authorized to investigate, review, study, audit and make recommendations relating to the operations, policies, programs and practices of NYPD, with the goal of enhancing the effectiveness of NYPD, increasing public safety, protecting civil liberties and civil rights, and increasing the publics confidence in the police force.

OIG-NYPD is seeking a Data Management Assistant to provide general support for the day-to-day operations of the Office, with a particular focus on file management, organization of data, and basic IT support.
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Examining Attorney - OIG-NYPD
The New York City Department of Investigation (“DOI”) is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the country with a mission of combating municipal corruption. It serves the people of New York City by acting as an independent and nonpartisan watchdog for New York City government, City agencies, and City employees, vendors with City contracts, individuals and entities that receive City funds.

The Department of Investigation's Office of the Inspector General for the New York City Police Department (“Office” or “OIG-NYPD”) is authorized to investigate, review, study, audit and make recommendations relating to the operations, policies, programs and practices of NYPD, with the goal of enhancing the effectiveness of NYPD, increasing public safety, protecting civil liberties and civil rights, and increasing the public's confidence in the police force.

OIG-NYPD is seeking an experienced, self-motivated attorney to work in OIG-NYPD's Legal Unit. The position offers an opportunity to work on cutting-edge issues of public concern in a high-profile environment.

The Assistant Counsel will provide legal support and guidance to OIG-NYPD on all substantive and operational aspects of the Office's work. The responsibilities of the Assistant Counsel will include: interpreting and advising on legal authority governing the Office's work; providing legal, risk management, and non-legal support to individual investigations and Office operations; researching, drafting, and reviewing legal memoranda, reports, correspondence, and related materials; reviewing and responding to external requests for information, including FOIL requests; updating OIG-NYPD staff on relevant legal developments; reviewing and advising on pending legislation; liaising with legal and non-legal representatives from NYPD and other government agencies; drafting, maintaining and enforcing internal policies and procedures; assisting the Office in other matters necessary to advance the work of OIG-NYPD. In addition to legal work, the Assistant Counsel will participate in (and lead, where appropriate) OIG-NYPD investigations. The Assistant Counsel will also assist with the supervision of legal interns. The Assistant Counsel will report primarily to the OIG-NYPD Deputy Inspector General.
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State’s Attorney Hughes County, SD
The Hughes County Commission is accepting applications for the position of State’s Attorney. Wendy Kloeppner resigned as State’s Attorney at the Commission meeting on December 18, 2017.  Because this is a critical position for Hughes County, the Commissioners want to advertise the position to ensure they find the best possible candidate. They encourage interested attorneys to submit applications as soon as possible. They would like to fill this position quickly. The position will be open until filled.
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Director — National Association of Attorneys General
Washington, DC
The NAGTRI Director will lead a growing team of attorneys and support staff in ensuring the vision, priorities, and initiatives of the NAGTRI strategic plan are met. The NAGTRI 2017 Strategic Plan can be found here. The NAGTRI Director will recognize and execute the vision of NAGTRI as set out by the NAAG/NAGTRI Training Committee, NAAG Executive Director and NAAG Deputy Executive Director, and the NAGTRI National Advisory Board, and enhance that vision with their own.
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Program Council — National Association of Attorneys General
Washington, DC
The NAGTRI Program Counsel is responsible for initiating, coordinating, and executing NAGTRI trainings, conducting research, and producing research deliverables. The Counsel will also be responsible for NAGTRI’s law clerks and fellows program and managing PAGE, NAAGs wiki. Additionally, the Counsel will serve as an in-house expert on topics that match the professional expertise of the Counsel, and as liaison to various NAAG committees as assigned.  Periods of frequent domestic travel and some international travel are inherent to this position. Full job posting



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