• State of Massachusetts
  • $157,450.00 -157,450.00/year*
  • Springfield , MA
  • Legal
  • Full-Time
  • 45 Pidgeon Dr

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The mission of the Hampden District Attorney is to serve the people of Hampden County by faithfully pursuing criminal justice and ensuring public safety with ethics, integrity, and fairness as our guiding values.

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Assistant District Attorney - Hampden District Attorney's Office

Prosecute all aspects of criminal cases in primary and jury sessions of the District Court and the Juvenile Court in Hampden County;

Review police reports and charging decisions made by police agencies and make appropriate recommendations and changes as needed;

Handle arraignments in court, make bail requests, motions for conditions of release, motions for detention such as dangerousness hearings and ball revocation hearings as appropriate;

Provide mandatory discovery to defendants/defense counsel;

Handle all pretrial motions filed by defense counsel including requests for further discovery, evidentiary and non-evidentiary motions to suppress, dismiss, etc. and to prepare written memoranda and briefs where appropriate;

Review case files, applicable statutes and case law, victim information and input, and determine an appropriate recommendation for case resolution;

Conference all matters and make recommendations for case resolution at mandatory case conference sessions with defense counsel;

Handle any mental health commitment matters which Impact criminal cases;

Handle case resolution by way of plea, trial, or dismissal where appropriate; Follow the mandates of the Victim's Bill of Rights.

All full time positions offer a State benefit package that Includes health, life, disability, and dental/Vision Insurances, retirement plans, vacation, personal and sick leave and more. Payroll ls paid bi-weekly and based on a 37.5 hour work week (normally 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). All Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of background check. All positions serve at the pleasure of the District Attorney.

Required: law school graduates (Juris Doctorate Degree) and applicants with SJC Rule 3:03 certification.

To be proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook)

To be familiar with and to follow the provisions of the Hampden District Attorney's Office Personnel Policies; Assistant district attorneys must be familiar with and adhere to the Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct;

To participate in trainings relevant to Office functions;

To interact In a respectful and professional manner with the public, judicial and law enforcement personnel and office staff;

To complete work assignments in a timely, accurate and efficient manner;

All job offers contingent upon successful completion of background check

Job:*Legal Services

Organization:*Western (Hampden) DA

Title:Assistant District Attorney

Location:Massachusetts-Springfield-50 State Street

Requisition ID:1800040L

Associated topics: attorney, attorney corporate, business, compliance department, corporate attorney, court, internal, legal, legal affairs, legal department

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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