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MERCER COUNTY ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Posted 6/13/19

Two (2) Full Time Assistant District Attorney Positions.

Beginning Salary of $53,628 annually plus benefits, possibly more with experience.

The Mercer County Office of District Attorney is accepting applications for two full-time Assistant District Attorney Positions.  Eligible candidates must have a Juris Doctorate degree, be a member in good standing with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, possess a valid PA Driver’s license, and pass a physical and drug screen.

If you qualify and are interested in a position, email your resume and a writing sample directly to District Attorney Peter C. Acker at packer@mcc.co.mercer.pa.us.


LYCOMING COUNTY ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Posted 6/12/19

DEPARTMENT:  DISTRICT ATTORNEY
SUPERVISOR:  KENNETH OSOKOW, DISTRICT ATTORNEY
SALARY:  $52,250.56 ANNUALLY – PER UNION CONTRACT
OPENING DATE:  IMMEDIATELY

DESCRIPTION

Individual performs legal functions for the County through the office of the District Attorney.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

Responsible for the prosecution of misdemeanor and felony criminal caseload from preliminary hearing through trial and appeal.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

WORKING CONDITIONS

There is a slight potential for danger due to clientele.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND ATTRIBUTES

Good knowledge of criminal law and procedure required

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Graduate of a recognized college or university and from an accredited law school.

Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter the Lycoming County District Attorney, Kenneth Osokow at MWade@lyco.org, or by mail to the Office of District Attorney, 48 West Third Street, Williamsport, Pa  17701.


PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSION ON SENTENCING OUTREACH AND EDUCATION SPECIALISTS

Posted 6/12/19

The Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing has opened its postings for two (2) Education and Outreach Specialists; these postings will remain open until the positions are filled. One (1) position will be based at the Commission’s State College location and work will focus on the western region of the state, and one (1) position will be based at the Commission’s Capitol Complex location and work will focus on the eastern region of the state. The Education and Outreach Specialists provide direct services involving education and outreach for Pennsylvania criminal justice practitioners, as well as staff support for the development and implementation of policies adopted by the Commission.

Interested applicants must apply through Penn State University via these links (please note the location of each position):

EAST

WEST


PENNSYLVANIA LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD (PLCB) ATTORNEYS (2)

Posted 6/12/19

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB), an independent state agency with $2.4 billion sales yearly, is seeking two experienced and motivated professionals to serve as an Attorney 2 within the Office of Chief Counsel. If you have professional experience handling criminal and/or administrative litigation, especially prosecutions, the PLCB wants to talk to you!

In this position, you will review police records and other evidence to advise whether license renewal should be objected to under the Bureau of Licensing’s nuisance bar program; review license renewal objection letters from the Bureau of Licensing (Licensing) for legality and accuracy; and advise Licensing on legal issues in matters that do not require a hearing.

Additionally, this position requires the ability to present Licensing’s cases before a hearing examiner or court of common pleas by examining and cross-examining witnesses, submitting exhibits and making oral arguments, generally in routine to moderate matters such as tax cases and matters involving limited issues and witnesses. Moreover, appellate litigation experience is required as you will be responsible for pursuing and defending appeals before the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania as well as the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

You must be able to manage a caseload, and handle cases at all ends of the Commonwealth. Travel is required as Licensing hearings and the appeals thereof are conducted throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Furthermore, you will assist in the everyday work of the Office of Chief Counsel, particularly handling phone calls and answering correspondence, and whatever other legal problems that may arise that could benefit from your experience and knowledge.

If you are seeking a rewarding opportunity within the legal field, the PLCB would like to talk to you.

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CAMBRIA COUNTY CHIEF DEPUTY, APPELLATE DIVISION

Posted 5/28/19

The Chief Deputy, Appellate Division is an Assistant District Attorney in a management position in the District Attorney’s Office. This position consists of professional legal work assisting the District Attorney. By office policy, the Chief Deputy, Appellate Division, shall, in the stead of the District Attorney and the First Assistant because of their absence from the jurisdiction or other disability, perform the duties of the District Attorney insofar as allowed by law and as the District Attorney may assign. An employee in this class makes assignments, reviews progress of cases and may instruct attorneys on problems that they encounter. The employee attends preliminary hearings, screens and reviews cases and conducts preliminary conferences. The employee presents cases in the Court of Common Pleas of Cambria County, e.g., pre-trial matters, pleas, non-jury and jury trials, handles appeals to the Superior, Commonwealth, and Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania as well as to the United States Supreme Court, and litigates federal habeas corpus proceeding in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and in the United States Supreme Court. The employee reviews parole queries from the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole and applications for pardon and for clemency, which review is according to parameters set by the District Attorney, and recommends action by the District Attorney on the queries and applications. The employee reviews applications for post-conviction collateral relief and makes assignments in such proceedings at the common pleas level. The employee is designated to authorize electronic surveillance under the Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act. The employee represents the District Attorney in appeals to the President Judge from the denial of private complaints. The employee keeps the District Attorney and other members of the office apprised of significant developments in criminal law. Also, the employee represents the criminal justice system to the general public.

Please send resumes to Jennifer Hagens  at jhagens@co.cambria.pa.us by June 12.

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PA OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL III/IV

Posted 5/9/19

SECTION: Medicaid Fraud Control Section / Criminal Law Division

CLASS: Deputy Attorney General III/IV

LOCATION: Harrisburg/Central Regional Office

POSITION TYPE: Full-time, Non-civil service, Non-Union

WORK HOURS: 8:30 – 5:00

SALARY RANGE: DAG III:  Pay Range 10 – Minimum pay of $75,991, DAG IV:  Pay Range 11 – Minimum pay of $86,886

Candidates can apply via the PA OAG website here. Please call Courtney Bailey at 717-783-4398 for questions.

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NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Posted 5/7/19

SALARY:  $48,000 ANNUALLY – PER UNION CONTRACT

DESCRIPTION

The Northumberland County District Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for a full time Assistant District Attorney. Individuals will perform legal functions for the county through the office of the District Attorney.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND ATTRIBUTES

Knowledge of criminal law and procedure required

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Interested applicants should send a resume, writing sample, and cover letter by email to Diane Scheller, Diane.Scheller@norrycopa.net, or by mail to the Office of District Attorney, 201 Market Street, Sunbury PA 17801.