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Assistant District Attorney – Savannah, GA
Our client is looking for an Assistant District Attorneys with 3-5 years of prosecution experience. Drug prosecution experience is preferred. You must have a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school and be a Member of the State Bar of Georgia in good standing. You must also be admitted to practice before the Georgia Supreme Court and Georgia Court of Appeals. Under the direction of the District Attorney, you will perform professional legal work in the evaluation, processing, and prosecution of criminal cases to fair and just disposition in the State court system. You may supervise assigned administrative support personnel. You will review reports submitted by law enforcement to determine whether further investigation is needed, approve or return cases for more work, research alternative crimes, and research case law. You will also draft accusations and indictments, evaluate and research potential defenses, negotiate pleas to dispose of cases, and use discretion in dismissing cases not prosecutable. As an ADA, you will develop trial strategy for cases and present cases to the Grand Jury, as well as question witnesses, answer juror’s questions, determine sentence recommendations, call arraignment calendars, and attend pre-trial conferences with Judges and Defense Attorneys. This role also subpoenas witnesses for motions, researches and argues all pre-trial and post-trial motions, files motions timely, and complies with discovery requirements by copying and mailing documents. Other duties may be assigned.