Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney I (GDC/CC)
Company: County of York
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Description Position available in the York-Poquoson
Commonwealth's Attorney's Office. Performs professional work
representing the Commonwealth of Virginia in court. Prepares and
prosecutes cases on behalf of York County and the City of Poquoson.
Prosecutes cases primarily in the lower courts; prosecutes more
complex felony cases, with closer supervision, as needed. Performs
legal research; analyzes evidence and documents; and reviews
pertinent decisions, policies, regulations, and other legal matters
pertaining to cases. Interviews witnesses; determines whether or
not to charge a defendant, whether to offer plea agreements, and
determines how to try the case; appears against accused in court;
and presents evidence and argument. Provides legal advice to law
enforcement personnel regarding investigations.
Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited school of law
and some legal experience. Depending on the functional assignment,
other specialized training and experience may be required.
Must be an active member in good standing of the Virginia State
PLEASE NOTE: A RESUME IS REQUIRED WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS
Supplemental Information Position is subject to being on-call 24
hours per day, seven days per week to respond to calls from law
Physical Demands Must be physically able to operate tools such as
pens, pencils, telephone and standard office equipment. There is
some walking, climbing of stairs, bending and stooping when
retrieving files, and standing in court. Work performed in the
office is normally while seated at a desk or in front of a
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The County of York offers a comprehensive benefit package for
full-time employees to include medical and dental insurance, health
savings accounts, VRS retirement, group life insurance, deferred
compensation, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, and paid
Are you currently licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of
Were you encouraged to apply for this particular position by a
current York County government employee? If so, please write their
full name and the department or division they work in below.
Otherwise, write N/A.
Are you a current York County government employee? (This does not
include the employment with the Offices of General District Court,
York-Poquoson Social Services, Colonial Behavioral Health, or York
County Schools) Yes
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