Assistant District Attorney jobs in the United States

District Court Assistant District Attorney
  • Plymouth County District Attorney
  • Brockton, MA FULL_TIME
  • The Assistant District Attorney – District Court is an Assistant District Attorney under the general supervision of the Lead Assistant District Attorney of District Court. The Assistant District Attorney – District Court represents the Commonwealth in accordance with the District Attorney’s statutory authority in the various courts in Plymouth County, the Supreme Judicial Court, the Supreme Judicial Court for Suffolk County, the Appeals Court, and courts in other counties.

    The Assistant District Attorney – District C is an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and serves at the pleasure of the District Attorney. The Senior Supervising Attorney’s position is covered under the provisions of G.L. c. 268B.


    · Strong written and oral advocacy skills

    · Requires excellent communication skills and the ability to foster a positive, collaborative working environment

    · Ability to prioritize time sensitive matters and ensure all deadlines are met

    · Self-starter with the following attributes: sharp attention to detail, ability to exercise discretion with confidential information, ability to contribute and work as part of a team, positive attitude, and willingness to learn new processes and adapt to new guidelines as needed

    · Juris Doctorate and license to practice in MA

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    · Represent the Commonwealth at all stages of criminal prosecution in District Court. This includes, but is not limited to:

    · Handling arraignments and corresponding motions such as bail requests, conditions of release, dangerousness hearings, and bail revocation hearings as appropriate.

    · Conducting pre-trial hearings, conferences and litigating evidentiary and non-evidentiary motions such as motions for discovery and motions to suppress.

    · Work closely with colleagues, victim witness advocates, law enforcement, court personnel, the defense bar, criminal justice agencies, community partners, and the public to ensure successful, holistic approach to prosecution that balances the safety and well-being of the victims, defendants, and communities we serve.

    · Attend meetings with our community and law enforcement partners.

    · Review charging decisions made by law enforcement agencies and make appropriate recommendations and changes as needed.

    · Review evidentiary reports, identify, and interview victims and witnesses, prepare discovery, and provide discovery to defense counsel.

    · Review case files, applicable statutes and case law, victim information and input, and determine an appropriate recommendation for case resolution. Conference the same with defense counsel.

    · Keep abreast of court decisions and legislation affecting Massachusetts law and prepare written memoranda where appropriate.

    · Understand applicable rules, laws, and guidelines, including the Rules of Criminal Procedure, the Massachusetts Guide to Evidence, and the mandates of the Victims’ Bill of Rights.

    · Interact with victims, defendants, families, and witnesses with kindness and professionalism.

    · Ability to manage crises and excel in high-stress, dynamic, and fast-paced environment while exhibiting a calm, professional demeanor.

    In addition to these above responsibilities the Assistant District Attorney – District Court is required:

    · To be familiar with and to follow the provisions of the Plymouth District Attorney’s Office Personnel Policies

    · To participate in trainings relevant to Office functions

    · Collaborate with peers to maximize productivity and produce the highest outcomes

    · To communicate with or provide timely notification to Office staff, police, and other interested parties, as permitted and/or required by law

    · To interact in a respectful and professional manner with the public, judicial and law enforcement personnel, and Office staff

    · To complete work assignments in a timely manner

    · To complete general administrative duties to include, filing, faxing, photocopying, etc.

    · Perform any other duties at any jobsite as may from time to time be assigned to her/him by the District Attorney, or the First Assistant District Attorney or other designee of the District Attorney.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $72,000.00 per year


    • Dental insurance
    • Flexible spending account
    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Retirement plan
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Vision insurance


    • 8 hour shift


    • Bar (Required)

    Work Location: In person

  • 7 Days Ago

Assistant District Attorney for District Court
  • Cape & Islands District Attorney
  • Barnstable, MA FULL_TIME
  • The Cape and Islands District Attorney's Office serves all of the people of the Cape and Islands with offices in Barnstable, Orleans, Falmouth, Edgartown and Nantucket. We are seeking an Assistant Dis...
  • 30 Days Ago

Assistant District Attorney
  • Gregg County District Attorney
  • Longview, TX FULL_TIME
  • Workplace Benefits: At the GCDA’s office you get to work with a team of fun, effervescent individuals, willing to take on the hard yards when necessary, and laugh through the rest of the day. Folks in...
  • 6 Months Ago

Assistant District Attorney
  • North Carolina District Attorney
  • Craven County, NC FULL_TIME
  • Description of Work SALARY GRADE: Flat Rated The Office of the District Attorney, Prosecutorial District 4, CRAVEN AND/OR PAMLICO COUNTY, seeks a qualified attorney to prosecute criminal cases. Duties...
  • 7 Months Ago

Assistant District Attorney
  • North Carolina District Attorney
  • Forsyth, NC FULL_TIME
  • Description of Work SALARY GRADE: Flat Rated Recruiting for three (3) positions. The Office of the District Attorney, Prosecutorial District 31, seeks qualified attorneys to prosecute criminal cases. ...
  • 19 Days Ago

Assistant District Attorney
  • North Carolina District Attorney
  • Buncombe, NC FULL_TIME
  • Description of Work SALARY GRADE: Flat Rated The Office of the District Attorney, Prosecutorial District 40, seeks a licensed attorney with 0-5 years’ experience to prosecute criminal cases. The succe...
  • 19 Days Ago

Immigration Paralegal I
  • Goel & Anderson LLC
  • Reston, VA
  • Summary: Assist Attorneys and Senior Paralegals with management of corporate immigration cases and client interactions. ...
  • 2/28/2024 12:00:00 AM

Paralegal - Manassas VA
  • Whitbeck Bennett PLLC
  • Manassas, VA
  • Whitbeck Bennett, PLLC, a national family law firm with eight offices located in six states is seeking a Paralegal exper...
  • 2/27/2024 12:00:00 AM

Document Management Analyst II
  • Leidos
  • Washington, DC
  • Description Are you interested in working on Federal Criminal investigations and trials with heavy domestic travel requi...
  • 2/26/2024 12:00:00 AM

International Trade Analyst (Customs)
  • Crowell & Moring
  • Job Description Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with offices in the United States, Europe, MENA, and A...
  • 2/25/2024 12:00:00 AM

Litigation Paralegal (Mostly Remote)
  • Latitude, Inc.
  • Washington, DC
  • This position is fully remote but candidates must be local to DC to be able come in 1-2 times per year. Salary: $85,000 ...
  • 2/25/2024 12:00:00 AM

Senior Family Law Paralegal
  • The Law Offices of Josephia Rouse
  • Rockville, MD
  • Description Do you love digging into research and helping people? We're hiring a paralegal to assist our legal team in p...
  • 2/24/2024 12:00:00 AM

Bilingual Immigration Paralegal
  • Falls Church, VA
  • Job Description Job Description We are seeking a Bilingual Immigration Paralegal to become a part of our team! You will ...
  • 2/24/2024 12:00:00 AM

Paralegal II
  • Leidos
  • Washington, DC
  • Description Leidos is seeking Paralegals located in the Washington DC area. You will work in a fast-paced and diverse en...
  • 12/11/2023 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Assistant District Attorney jobs
$51,448 to $80,090