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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.

NDAA is an equal opportunity employer.

All jobs are located in Alexandria, Virginia. Jobs require relocation to area.

 

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Prosecutor Job Openings

Executive Director
— Office of Police Complaints (OPC), Washington, DC

OPC is a quasi-independent D.C. government agency that receives, investigates, and resolves police misconduct complaints filed by members of the public against sworn officers of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and the D.C. Housing Authority’s Office of Public Safety (OPS).  OPC is headed by an Executive Director who reports to the Police Complaints Board (PCB or Board), a five-member panel appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the D.C. City Council.  The Board shall appoint the Executive Director for a term of 3 years, which can be renewed without limit. 
Deadline for appalications, June 16, 2014.

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Forensic Child Interviewer Position
Marion County Prosecutor’s Office/Child Advocacy Center
4134 N. Keystone Ave., Indianapolis, IN
Reports To:  Executive Director of the Marion County Child Advocacy Center
Minimum Starting Salary: $ 32,658/year and benefits (40 hours per week) (experience will be considered)
Grade: 7
Deadline: April 25

Applicants should forward their resumes to Kimberly.rasheed@indy.gov no later than April 25th, to be considered for this position. 
 
Purpose I Scope
Responsible for conducting all Forensic Child Interviews as requested by Law Enforcement, Child Protection Services and/or other investigative agencies.
 
Work Environment
Duties conducted primarily in the office with some meetings and/or tasks to be conducted outside of the office. Work hours will primarily be Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 5 p.m. or 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
 
Qualifications and Skills Required
 Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, social work or related field or equivalent work experience. Must be able to work well with children from a variety of backgrounds. Must be able to work with related agencies as part of a team in an investigation as well as work independently. Familiarity with child welfare system and prosecution preferred. Must be able to handle stress effectively and respond appropriately providing crisis intervention when required.  Candidates with interviewing experience and who are bilingual are encouraged to apply.
 
Responsibilities

  1. Will interview children ages 16 years or younger or developmentally delayed at the request of law enforcement, child protection workers or prosecution typically during regular office hours but occasionally interviews may occur before or after scheduled work hours as needed.
     
  2. Maintain the child interview rooms, make sure all equipment is in working order and report all non-functioning equipment to the Executive Director or the Administrative Assistant of the Executive Director.
  3. Participate in peer/case reviews and present cases when requested.
  4. Develop working relationships with participating agencies and consult with the agencies before interviewing the victim(s) or witness(es).
  5. Maintain and document the number and length of each interview, names of the witnesses and observers, and cite the location of where the taped interview took place.
  6. Survey the participating agencies to determine their level of satisfaction with the specialized interviewer.
  7. Respond to subpoenas and testify when requested.
  8. Participate in supervision, professional development and on-going training activities including being trained in child forensic interview techniques.
  9. Enter statistical data into the case tracking system.
  10. Participate in an on-call rotation schedule.
  11. Mentor and train newly hired Forensic Child Interviewers.
  12. Perform other duties which may be assigned by the Executive Director.

 

Assistant Attorney General — Drug Enforcement — in Island Paradise
The Republic of Palau, a beautiful island nation in the Western Pacific is seeking applicants for an Assistant Attorney General position. This position will need someone qualified to prosecute drug offenses and work closely with the Drug Enforcement Unit of the Bureau of Public Safety. This attorney will also advise the various divisions of the Bureau of Public Safety as an onsite lawyer. The position will be filled immediately.

The current position is primarily responsible for criminal litigation, but each Assistant Attorney General is responsible for the following:

  • Represents the Republic of Palau in prosecuting criminal cases from trial through appellate level
  • Participates in training law enforcement
  • Establishing good relationships with law enforcement
  • Works with law enforcement to draft search warrants
  • Reviews police reports and prepares charging documents
  • Advises law enforcement concerning ongoing investigations
  • Pursues civil enforcement actions to enjoin unlawful conduct and to recover monies owed the Republic.

Palau’s system of justice is based on the U.S. legal system (Federal Law) and English is one of the official languages.

Work is diverse and challenging in a relaxed yet professional atmosphere. Our office is a very hard working close knit team.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • strong analytic skills
  • strong writing skills
  • positive interpersonal skills
  • ability to adapt well to cultural differences
  • at least 3 years of criminal prosecution experience handling drug offenses including charging, pretrial motions, and jury trials.
  • a team player approach to work
  • experience in establishing positive relationships with law enforcement and other community partners

Membership in a U.S. state bar is required

Salary is $43,000.00 per annum in addition to up to $900.00 housing allowance plus benefits including roundtrip airfare, and shipping of household effects.

This position is a two year contract with the possibility of renewal

Please send cover letter, resume and references by e-mail to:

Office of the Attorney General, Republic of Palau
Email: agoffice@palaunet.com
Please put in subject line: Application for Assistant Attorney General- Drug Enforcement

Interviews will be by Skype or in person with a representative of the Attorney General’s Office in the United States.

CLOSING DATE: open until filled

 

Special Prosecutor Position-Republic of Palau
The Republic of Palau, a beautiful  island nation in the Western Pacific is seeking applicants for the position of Special Prosecutor.  This position will need someone qualified to prosecute criminal cases in matters where the Office of the Attorney General has a conflict. The position will be filled immediately upon confirmation by the Legislature. 

This position is primarily responsible for criminal litigation representing the
Republic from trial through appellate level in addition to the following:

  • Receive complaints from the public concerning criminal acts and directing the investigation of such matters that may be cases that are not suitable for investigation by the Bureau of Public Safety.
  • Supervise investigations
  • Supervise investigators and support staff
  • To act as the prosecutor for the national government in any case in which the Attorney General's office is unable to prosecute because of an actual or potential conflict of interest/representation or other ethical considerations
  • Defends the Republic and all Ministries in civil litigation including land cases, tort cases, immigration cases, election cases, and personnel actions, among others where the Attorney General's office has certified that there is a conflict of interest/representation.
  • Upon referral from the Attorney General's Office, Office of the Public Auditor,  and/or the Ethics Commission, receive complaints of, investigate and prosecute on behalf of the people, the national and state governments, any and all allegations of violations of the Constitution, and  laws of the Republic that are determined by the Attorney General's Office to be matters of conflict of interest/representation.   
  • Inspect any evidence obtained through search warrants, subpoenas or other lawful means. 

Palau’s system of justice is based on the U.S. legal system (Federal Law) and English is one of the official languages.

Work is diverse and challenging in a relaxed yet professional atmosphere.  The ideal candidate will have:

  • strong analytic skills
  • strong writing skills
  • positive interpersonal skills
  • ability to adapt well to cultural differences
  • at least 5 years of criminal prosecution experience handling felony matters including corruption/ethics matters,  including charging, pretrial motions, and jury trials. 
  • experience in handling financial crimes
  • a team player approach to work
  • experience in establishing positive relationships with law enforcement and other community partners

Membership in a U.S. state bar and graduation from an ABA accredited law school is required

Salary is $65,000.000 per annum in addition to a housing allowance of $900.00 per month  plus benefits including roundtrip airfare, and shipping of household effects (150 lbs. priority mail). 

This position is a five year contract.

Please send cover letter, resume and references by e-mail to:
Email: agoffice@palaunet.com
Subject line:  Application for Special Prosecutor

Initial interviews will be by Skype with the Attorney General of the Republic of Palau.  

CLOSING DATE:  Open until filled

 

Assistant Attorney General in Island Paradise
The Republic of Palau, a beautiful island nation in the Western Pacific is seeking applicants for an Assistant Attorney General position. This position will need someone qualified to prosecute criminal cases, defend civil litigation and pursue civil enforcement, and advise on administrative matters. The position will be filled immediately.

The current position is primarily responsible for criminal litigation, but each Assistant Attorney General is responsible for the following: 

  • Represents the Republic of Palau in prosecuting criminal cases from trial through appellate level
  • Participates in training law enforcement
  • Establishing good relationships with law enforcement
  • Works with law enforcement to draft search warrants
  • Reviews police reports and prepares charging documents
  • Advises law enforcement concerning ongoing investigations  
  • Advises agencies of the executive branch on legal and administrative matters.
  • Pursues civil enforcement actions to enjoin unlawful conduct and to recover monies owed the Republic.
  • Defends the Republic and all Ministries in civil litigation including land cases, tort cases, immigration cases, election cases, and personnel actions, among others.
  • Drafts rules and regulations for executive branch agencies. 
  • Reviews and recommends adoption of international treaties and conventions, and represents the Republic at international meetings and conferences.
  • Reviews and provides comments on legislation proposed by the national legislature and drafts legislation introduced by the executive branch to the legislature.
  • Drafts and reviews contracts and agreements entered into by the Republic, and advises agencies on procurement matters.

Palau’s system of justice is based on the U.S. legal system (Federal Law) and English is one of the official languages.

Work is diverse and challenging in a relaxed yet professional atmosphere. Our office is a very hard working close knit team. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • strong analytic skills
  • strong writing skills
  • positive interpersonal skills
  • ability to adapt well to cultural differences
  • at least 5 years of criminal prosecution experience handling felony matters including charging, pretrial motions, and jury trials. 
  • some experience in handling financial crimes
  • a team player approach to work
  • experience in establishing positive relationships with law enforcement and other community partners

Membership in a U.S. state bar is required

Salary is $43,000.00 per annum in addition to up to $900.00 housing allowance plus benefits including roundtrip airfare, and shipping of household effects. 

This position is a two year contract with the possibility of renewal

Please send cover letter, resume and references by e-mail or fax to:

Office of the Attorney General, Republic of Palau
Email:  agoffice@palaunet.com
Please put in subject line:  Application for Assistant Attorney General-Felony Position

Interviews will be by Skype or in person with a representative of the Attorney General’s Office in the United States.

CLOSING DATE:  open until filled

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