Westmoreland County Assistant District Attorney
The Westmoreland County District Attorney’s Office is seeking applicants for one Full-Time Assistant District Attorney position. Westmoreland County is a Third-Class county in western Pennsylvania with a population of approximately 350,000 residents.
The Westmoreland County District Attorney’s Office is a dedicated professional team of attorneys, detectives, victim and witness advocates, and support staff committed to protecting victims and pursing justice.
An employee in this position has a very wide range of responsibilities including but not limited to: advising police officers on how to conduct their criminal investigations, making charging decisions, pretrial litigation (including conducting preliminary hearings and omnibus pretrial hearings), evaluating evidence and plea negotiations, interviewing and advising victims and witnesses, conducting juvenile proceedings, conducting both bench trials and jury trials, and protecting criminal convictions in the appellate courts (including Federal courts).
Experienced attorneys as well as newly admitted attorneys are welcome to apply. Successful candidates will not be authorized to practice law outside of the District Attorney’s Office.
Resumes, writing samples and references should be mailed to the Honorable Nicole W. Ziccarelli, District Attorney, Westmoreland County District Attorney’s Office, 2 North Main Street, Suite 206, Greensburg, PA, 15601.