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Clark County Prosecutor's Office
Vancouver, WA, United States
7 days ago
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Tacoma, WA, United States
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Clark County Prosecutor's Office
Vancouver, Washington, United States
7 days ago


Job Summary

Clark County Washington is a growing and diverse community. The Prosecutor’s Office recognizes that it is our responsibility to foster a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are creative, forward-thinking, and inclusive in our approach to justice. The department encourages applications from candidates with knowledge, ability and experience working with a broad range of individuals and communities with diverse racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. At Clark County, we commit to advance diversity, equity and inclusivity with our employees.

The Clark County Prosecuting Attorney has an opening for a Deputy Prosecuting Criminal Attorney I. The DPA I will provide a wide range of professional legal services for the County, including the prosecution of criminal and juvenile cases serving as a Deputy to the Prosecuting Attorney.

This is a grant-funded position with ARPA funding secured through December 2024. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews will be scheduled accordingly.

Please submit a cover letter AND resume.

Selection Process

Application Review – Candidates interested in applying shall submit a cover letter detailing their experience for the position and a resume. Incomplete applications will not pass the review. Candidates will be evaluated based on the content of their applications and those deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the remainder of the selection process.

Oral Interview – The interview will be job related and may include, but not be limited to, the qualifications outlined in the job announcement.  Candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the remainder of the selection process.

Employment References may be conducted for the final candidates, including verification of education.

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate for this position will be subject to fingerprinting and a criminal history record check.

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Prosecutes traffic, criminal and code violations and comparable cases in County courts; analyzes police investigations and accusations; interviews and prepares witnesses for proceedings; reviews evidence for completeness and accuracy; prepares legal briefs and oral arguments.
  • Represents the State in court; examines witnesses and presents evidence; determines sentencing range; reviews expert evaluation reports; discusses sentencing possibilities with victims and law enforcement agencies.
  • Evaluates benefit or need of a trial versus a guilty plea; determines if charge should be filed or if further investigation should be conducted; refers appropriate cases to County Diversion Programs for screening.
  • Commences and pursues collection of restitution judgments; prosecutes violations of community supervision or probation orders; files actions to forfeit bail when bail bond is violated.
  • Performs legal research and prepares written and oral opinions on various legal problems.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Salary Grade

M2.799 ($5,318.00 - $7439.00) per month

Close Date

until filled


Education and Experience: 

  • Equivalent to a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.
  • Membership in the State Bar of Washington.
  • As a condition of employment, the successful candidate for this position will be subject to fingerprinting prior to their first day of work and a criminal history record check

Knowledge of: Ordinances, statutes, and court decisions relating to criminal prosecution; judicial procedure and rules of evidence; methods of legal research; pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations; and so forth.

Ability to: Learn the established precedents and sources of legal reference applicable to prosecuting activities; represent the County in a variety of criminal prosecution proceedings; analyze, appraise, organize, and present facts, evidence, and precedents in a clear and logical manner; analyze and prepare a wide variety of legal documents; research, analyze, and evaluate new program techniques, methods, and procedures; interpret and apply legal principles and procedures; prepare and present cases in court; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including County and other government officials, community groups, the general public, and media representatives; and so forth.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60098892
  • Location:
    Vancouver, Washington, United States
  • Position Title: Deputy Prosecuting Attorney I
  • Company Name: Clark County Prosecutor's Office
  • Job Function: Attorney
  • Entry Level: Yes
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job Duration: 1-2 Years
  • Min Education: J.D.
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $63,816.00 - $89,268.00 (Yearly Salary)

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