District Attorney

Location: Ketchikan, Alaska

The Department of Law is recruiting to fill the position of District Attorney in the Ketchikan District Attorney’s Office. This office consists of three attorneys, one paralegal and two administrative staff who serve the Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Prince of Wales Island, and Metlakatla communities in addition to covering juvenile matters in Petersburg and Wrangell.

In this position you would be responsible for assigning the workload, establishing office procedures and protocols, and setting the tone for the office’s relationship with law enforcement, the courts and the general public. The DA also handles a caseload in addition to administrative and supervisory responsibilities. There is significant trial work, including pre-trial motion practice.

The District Attorney position requires the ability to think critically and reason logically; the ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing; the ability to lead legal professionals in a supportive team environment; the ability to manage both the legal and administrative functions of the office; the ability to organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a deadline controlled atmosphere; and the ability to manage numerous matters simultaneously.

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