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State's Attorney's Office

Assistant State's Attorney

NOTICE OF OPEN POSITION
October 5, 2018

 

The DeKalb County State's Attorney's Office has an opening for the position of Assistant State's Attorney.
This is an entry level, full-time prosecutor position focusing on misdemeanor, traffic and DUI.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Acts as counsel for the State of Illinois in criminal matters.
  • Works closely with victims and witnesses, keeping them properly informed, prepared and supported through the prosecution process.
  • Drafts indictments, complaints and pleadings and supporting trial documentation.
  • Researches pertinent case law, decisions and legislation.
  • Conducts Bench trials, Jury trials and all required hearings related to the assigned caseload.
  • Communicate with Victims at all phases of a criminal investigation and prosecution.
  • Consult Law Enforcement during criminal investigations in determining appropriate criminal charges.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) from accredited law school.
  • Must be admitted into the Illinois Bar Association with a current and valid license to practice law.
  • Word processing and personal computer usage/training.
  • Knowledge of state and federal statutes/common law and applicable court rules that are applicable to criminal law.
  • Ability to draft legal documents, correspondence and/or reports.
  • Ability to effectively and respectfully communicate with staff, attorneys, defendants, judiciary, the public and law enforcement.
  • Ability to utilize common sense understanding and to carry out instructions issued in writing, orally or through illustration.


This position offers a salary of $42,500. plus benefits.

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to:
Julie Beach, Office Manager
DeKalb County State's Attorney's Office
133 W. State Street
Sycamore, IL 60178
Phone: 815-895-7164
Email: jbeach@dekalbcounty.org