Lancaster County Assistant District Attorney Supervisor – Accelerated Resolution Court

JOB SUMMARY

The Supervising Attorney for the Accelerated Resolution Court will coordinate, supervise, and run all aspects of cases designated for the accelerated track on behalf of the District Attorney’s Office.  They will be responsible for representing the Commonwealth at all related Court sessions and for ensuring that the program achieves its mission of expeditiously and fairly resolving the cases deemed eligible for the Accelerated Resolution Court.  Such cases include possessory offenses, theft offenses, vehicle crimes, and other offenses that do not involve personal injury or complex restitution.

The Supervising Attorney will be responsible for ensuring that all discovery for cases on the accelerated track is received, properly redacted, and transmitted to defense counsel in a timely fashion.  They will also be responsible for ensuring that all plea paperwork for the designated cases is properly prepared and transmitted to defense counsel in a timely fashion.  In addition, they will be responsible for negotiating plea resolutions and representing the Commonwealth in all accelerated case prosecutions so long as those cases remain on the accelerated docket.

The Supervising Attorney will be responsible for directly supervising a team of Sentencing Guideline Coordinators and other such staff as may be necessary to complete the aforementioned duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Baccalaureate degree (e.g. Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science).
  2. Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree
  3. License to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  4. Minimum of four years as a practicing attorney with a workload devoted exclusively or primarily to the practice of criminal law as either a prosecutor or defense counsel.
  5. Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge skills and ability to perform this job.

STARTING SALARY

$79,189.50.  May increase commensurate with experience.

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Job ID 4617