Lebanon County First Assistant District Attorney

Position: First Assistant District Attorney
Department: District Attorney, 400 S. 8th Street, Room 11, Municipal Building, Lebanon, PA 17042
Available: Immediately
Bargaining Unit: None
Hours: 8:00AM-5:00PM, Monday-Friday; however, hours of work are at the discretion of the District Attorney
Salary Range: $90,000 or Negotiable Higher – Based upon Experience


The primary purpose of this position is to perform legal work in prosecuting criminal cases in the District Attorney’s Office.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: prosecuting serious criminal cases such as sexual assault, child abuse, robbery, rape, attempted homicide, and homicide; providing guidance and advice to less experienced ADAs; direct and post-conviction appeals; review of criminal investigations pending charging decisions; advising police officers and citizens regarding a wide variety of information pertaining to criminal law and procedures; any other duties as assigned.

In addition to the duties of other ADAs, the First Assistant District Attorney will be responsible for managing the Office when the District Attorney is not available. The First Assistant also acts in an on-call capacity and provides charging approval as required.


Preferred candidates will have experience in the practice of law, including some experience in trial work.  Candidates must have a firm grasp of the rules of criminal procedure and evidence. Candidates must also have the ability to analyze, appraise, and organize facts and evidence within a case. Candidates must be able to effectively communicate such material in a clear and logical form, and possess the interpersonal and professional skills necessary in a court-related and time-sensitive field.


Please send your cover letter, resumé, references, and writing sample to:

Pier Hess Graf
District Attorney
Lebanon County District Attorney’s Office
Room 11
400 South Eighth Street
Lebanon, PA  17042

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer