Klamath County Oregon
  • 02-Jan-2019 to 31-Dec-2019 (PST)
  • District Attorney
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • DA2 $6,049-$6,607
  • Salary
  • Full Time

DDA


Summary                                                                                                                           

Prosecutes felony and misdemeanor caseloads. Reviews police reports and requests follow-up investigations as necessary; charges offenses by information or indictment. Performs intake duties with other attorneys from submission of reports by police, to final resolution; Drafts legal documents such as motions, orders, memoranda, diversion agreements, and search and arrest warrants with supporting affidavits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Reviews police reports and requests follow-up investigations as necessary; charges offenses by information or indictment.

02 Performs intake duties with other attorneys.

03 Drafts legal documents such as motions, orders, memoranda, diversion agreements, and search and arrest warrants with supporting affidavits.

04 Participates in case negotiations with defense attorneys, which involves analyzing the case to determine its overall strength, evaluating the number and kinds of witnesses available and determining what resolution is appropriate.

05 Prepares for hearings and trials in Circuit Court by reviewing reports, legal issues and physical evidence surrounding the case, identifying and interviewing witnesses, conferring with police officers and preparing       trial notes.

06 Appears in Court to represent the State by presenting evidence and argument at arraignments, preliminary hearings, and pretrial conferences, hearing on motions, trials, sentencing, and Grand jury proceedings.

07 Conducts legal research necessary for case preparation; keeps abreast of Court decisions and legislation affecting the Oregon Criminal Code.

08 Serves as a prosecutor for primarily felony offenses, and may occasionally be required to prosecute some misdemeanor cases.

09 Pursuant to ORS 8.780, each Deputy DA shall have the same qualifications as the District Attorney, and subject to the direction of the District Attorney, has the same functions as the District Attorney. Deputy District Attorneys shall serve at the direction and discretion of the District Attorney and shall perform any and all job functions assigned by the District Attorney.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Doctoral degree or equivalent; or more than 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 OSB membership

02 Current Oregon Driver's License

03 Graduation from accredited school of law with experience in the criminal law field preferred.

04 Must be a member in good standing of the Oregon Bar at the time of appointment.

Work Schedule

The normal work schedule is 8.00 hours per day 5 days per week; exact schedules are assigned by management. It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work. Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency.

DRUG POLICY                        

Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing

BACKGROUND

Must pass a criminal background check in order to be eligible for employment.

 

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