Cumberland County Assistant District Attorney

Position: Assistant District Attorney
Department: Cumberland County District Attorney
Status: Full Time
Compensation: Base salary $62,439.00 (starting salary will be commensurate with experience) 

Duties: The Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office is seeking to hire an assistant district attorney.  An assistant district attorney in this position will be assigned to assist in our Appeals Unit.  However, all assistant district attorneys in the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office are responsible for the prosecution of a wide array of criminal offenses to include all phases of a prosecution from pre-investigation through post-sentence appeals.  This includes consulting with police during the investigation, reviewing and approving search warrants, providing final approval on criminal charges, handling preliminary hearings, preparing, and prosecuting criminal trials and litigating pre- and post-trial motions.  Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and successfully meet the requirements of the criminal history background check.

About us: Located in south central Pennsylvania, Cumberland County is the fastest growing county in the Commonwealth.  The office currently has 12 full time staff attorneys and 1 part-time attorney.  Assistant District Attorneys in Cumberland County have the benefit of the resources of the office’s detectives, victim advocates, and forensic laboratory.  The Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office is in the unique position of having its own forensic laboratory for the testing of DNA, blood, controlled substances, in addition to fingerprint analysis, crime scene processing and computer & phone digital forensics.  Our Victim Services Division works closely with our attorneys to assist them prepare witnesses for trial.  To learn more about our office and what it means to be part of our team, visit our CrimeWatch page Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office | Cumberland County (

Interested applicants should mail or email a resume and cover letter to:

Tricia Frick, Office Manager
Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office
One Courthouse Square, Room 202
Carlisle, PA 17013
(717) 240-6210

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