Careers


Paralegal

 
The Prince George's County State's Attorney has an immediate opening for multiple full-time Paralegal positions. If you are interested in law enforcement and our judicial system and you enjoy working in a fast-paced, highly rewarding environment, we are looking for you. The Paralegals will join the efforts of attorneys, investigators and other support staff charged with safeguarding the community through the prosecution of criminal matters.  The Paralegals selected should be prepared to work unconventional hours based on operational needs.
 
These positions could be funded by either the general fund or a grant, and are exempt positions, which means the Paralegal is a political appointment and serves at the pleasure of the State's Attorney.
 
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:
The Paralegals will work with Assistant Attorneys to perform a full range of legal support activities. Typical duties include:
 
  • Assist with the preparation and filing of motions, notices, memoranda and other related legal documents
  • Gathers information from and updates information in judicial/criminal databases and tracking systems
  • Prepares documents from gathered information to be used at all stages of prosecution
  • Assists in obtaining information from law enforcement or other parties for use in preparing cases before trial
  • Runs preliminary record and history checks on identified individuals

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION FOR CANDIDATES:   Must have an Associates of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies and one year of experience in an area related to the judicial/criminal justice system; or any equivalent combination of relevant training, education and experience which will allow the applicant to demonstrate the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  1. Must pass a background investigation
  2. Must pass a drug screen

 

ELIGIBILITY TO WORK:   Under the Immigration reform and Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Selected candidate for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States.

HOW TO APPLY:  Submit resume and cover letter discussing experience to: Human Resource Director, Prince George's County Office of the State's Attorney, SAOHumanresources@co.pg.md.us.

 

Victim Witness Coordinator

 
The Prince George's County State's Attorney has an immediate opening for a full-time Victim Witness Coordinator. If you are interested in law enforcement and our judicial system and you enjoy working in a fast-paced, highly rewarding environment, we are looking for you. The Victim Witness Coordinator will join the Victims Witness Unit which is comprised of a Chief, eight coordinators and five grant-funded advocates who are responsible for guiding victims and witnesses through the criminal justice system.
 
 
This is an exempt position, meaning the Victim Witness Coordinator is a political appointment of the State's Attorney and serves at the pleasure of the State's Attorney.
 
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:
The Victim Witness Coordinator is responsible for providing direct victim services to crime victims and witnesses inclusive of courtroom accompaniment, moral support, written, telephone and personal contact, victim notification, employers intervention, providing referrals to agencies, maintaining calendar and contact logs, keeping statistics and records and explanation of court procedures, hearings, and case disposition.
 
 
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION FOR CANDIDATES: Must have an Associates Arts Degree allied to a program of behavior science or criminal justice; or any equivalent combination of relevant training, education and experience.
 
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  1. Must pass a background investigation
  2. Must pass a drug screen
 
 
 
ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Under the Immigration reform and Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Selected candidate for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States.
 
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
 
HOW TO APPLY: Submit resume and cover letter discussing experience to: Human Resource Director, Prince George’s County Office of the State’s Attorney, SAOHumanresources@co.pg.md.us.
 
 

Assistant State's Attorney

 

There are no current vacancies at this time, however individuals interested in applying for Assistant State's Attorney positions can submit a resume and a cover letter discussing experience, qualifications, availability and salary requirement to: SAOHumanresources@co.pg.md.us. Letters of interest and resumes will be kept on file for 6 months if vacancies become available. 

 

Law Clerk

 

There are no current vacancies at this time, however individuals interested in applying for Law Clerk/Paralegal positions can submit a resume and a cover letter discussing experience, qualifications, availability and salary requirement to: SAOHumanresources@co.pg.md.us. Letters of interest and resumes will be kept on file for 6 months if vacancies become available.

 

Investigator

 

There are no current vacancies at this time however, individuals interested in applying for an Investigator position can submit a resume and a cover letter discussing experience, qualifications, availability and salary requirement to: SAOHumanresources@co.pg.md.us. Letters of interest and resumes will be kept on file for 6 months if vacancies become available.

 
 
 
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