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Job Posting: Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney III (Leesburg, VA)

Job Description

The Loudoun County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office seeks a full-time Senior Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney.

The selected candidate will be responsible for the management and prosecution of cases in General District and Circuit Courts. Manages felony caseload. Coordinates witnesses and follows investigative matters with law enforcement through the preliminary hearing stage. Evaluates and screens cases for disposal in District Court or indictment in Circuit Court. Provides performance direction, feedback, mentoring, coaching and training to staff. Promotes teamwork and collaboration.

The selected applicant must be:

able to manage a heavy caseload; skilled at legal research and writing; able to work both independently and collaboratively in an office that values integrity, civility, initiative, sound judgment and skilled advocacy.

Salary Commensurate with Experience.


Job Requirements

Requires a Juris Doctor Degree (JD) from an accredited law school and three (3) years of experience as a licensed practicing attorney; a license to practice in Virginia is required.

Preferred experience with jury trial and public relations experience in legal field related to assigned area and with extensive operational or administrative experience.

Special Requirements

Must be licensed to practice law in Virginia. Must be a member in good standing with the Virginia State Bar (ability to obtain a waiver of admission within a reasonable time is also acceptable, but should not to exceed four (4) months). Continue legal education annually.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

The successful candidate will undergo a criminal background check.

Email to which applicants should submit materials

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