Job: Assistant District Attorney – Washington County


Title Assistant District Attorney – Washington County
Salary $68,056
Location Washington County District Attorney’s Office
Job Information

Are you interested in joining a dynamic Prosecutors Office where you will have an immediate opportunity to manage your own case load, appearing in both Town and Village Court and County Court? Then Washington County is the place for you. The right applicant will be joining the prosecution team consisting of District Attorney Tony Jordan, 5 Assistant District Attorneys (you will make 6), 3 Crime Victim Specialists and 5 additional staff people. The office partners with the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies working to protect the community. New Assistant District Attorneys can expect to handle their own caseload for both jury and bench trials in both Local Court handling misdemeanors and violations and County Court prosecuting felonies. The right candidate can expect early exposure to presenting cases to the Grand Jury, handling investigations, victim interviews and early trial experience.
Washington County is a beautiful rural county ideal for the candidate who wants to pursue their passion for community service in an area ideal for outdoor activities. Washington County is nestled between the Adirondack Mountains and Green Mountains and close to major performing arts venues. The starting salary is $68,056, plus excellent fringe benefits and extra compensation for covering arraignments at the Centralized Arraignment Part
Attorney Application Process:
Applicants to the Washington County District Attorney’s Office should demonstrate a sound work ethic and a willingness to embrace the challenges of a dynamic trial practice. Applicants must commit to working in a team environment protecting the public and doing the right thing.
Those interested in applying for a position as an Assistant District Attorney should mail/ e-mail a resume, cover letter, law school transcripts, writing sample and references to:

Tony Jordan, Esq.
Washington County District Attorney’s Office
tjordan@co.washington.ny.us
Hon. Thomas E. Mercure Courthouse
383 Broadway
Fort Edward, NY 12834

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