The Prince George’s County Office of the State’s Attorney has openings for experienced Assistant State’s Attorneys (ASA) to join its staff of over two hundred attorneys and support staff. The State’s Attorney’s Office is charged with servicing the interest of the citizens of Prince George’s County, Maryland. With over 900,000 citizens, Assistant State’s Attorneys are responsible for safeguarding the community through the investigation and prosecution of criminal matters that occur within the County’s borders.
These are exempt positions, meaning the Assistant State’s Attorney is a political appointment and serves at the pleasure of the State’s Attorney.
The State’s Attorney’s Office seeks experienced attorneys to investigate and prosecute serious misdemeanor and felony cases in the Circuit Court of Maryland. Applicants must be thoroughly familiar with and comprehend the rules of evidence, criminal procedure, and applicable case and statutory law.
Typical duties for experienced ASAs include:
Reviewing criminal charging documents and providing direction to law enforcement during investigations;
Complying with discovery obligations;
Preparing cases to be presented in court;
Drafting and arguing pre-trial and post-trial motions; and
Clearly and logically presenting facts and evidence to a judge or jury during trial
Candidates must have graduated from an accredited law school, and be licensed to practice law in the state of Maryland. Additionally, candidates must have a minimum of three (3) years of criminal litigation experience. Prosecution experience is strongly preferred, although not required.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Office of the State's Attorney for Prince George's County
The State's Attorney's Office is charged with serving the interests of the citizens of Prince George's County, Maryland. With over 900,000 citizens, the Prince George’s County State's Attorney's Office safeguards the community through the prosecution of criminal matters. Our lawyers, investigators and support staff are committed to fulfilling our mission with thoughtful and impartial application of the law. We reaffirm the standards set by our law abiding citizens to ensure that safe and productive communities thrive within Prince George's County.
"To seek justice for all through firm, fair and consistent prosecutions with the highest level of integrity and professionalism."
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