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Assistant State Attorney - Criminal Intake Division in Miami, FL

Monday, January 14, 2019 12:08 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

Assistant State Attorney - Criminal Intake Division


Job Location:  Miami, FL

Job Type:  Full-time

Compensation:  Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Job Category:  Attorney

Closing Date Feb 08, 2019

Job Description: There is an immediate opening for an Assistant State Attorney position in our Office’s Criminal Intake Division. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in criminal law. Membership in the Florida Bar is required. This position involves the investigation and filing of misdemeanor and felony warrant cases. The cases range from the simple to the complex and include cases where arrest warrants are generally sought because a subject cannot be located or is in state or federal custody. The applicant selected for this position will work with local police agencies and local and state governmental agencies reviewing, analyzing and supervising the investigation and filing of misdemeanor and felony cases. Applicants should also have a good knowledge of criminal law and procedure, good interviewing skills, and decision-making ability. In addition to police investigations, the selected applicant will also be required to take calls, meet with police, members of governmental agencies, the judiciary, civil and criminal litigants and civilians at large to advise and assist them as appropriate.

Preference will be given to applicants who have a background in research and writing and who have excellent communication skills. Attention to detail, the ability to coordinate and mediate, and good people skills are all necessary for this position. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The full package of State benefits accompanies this position (including health, life, and disability insurance, liberal annual and sick leave accrual, deferred compensation and retirement program).

If you wish to apply for this position please do so by e-mailing a cover letter, resume, and any salary requirements you may have, to our Recruitment Coordinator, Gunnar Stewart at gunnarstewart@miamisao.com no later than Friday, February 8th, 2019. Mr. Stewart may also be reached at (305) 547-0561. Remember, applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in criminal law and must be members in good standing with the Florida Bar. We will not consider any applications that do not meet these requirements.

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