Special Drug Task Attorney

Application Deadline: 2022-09-30
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Job Summary
Prosecutes and defends all actions, applications or motions, civil or criminal, in the Brown County Courts which the state is interested in or a party to.
Essential Duties
Drafts and reviews complaints, motions, subpoenas, search warrants and other legal documents pursuant to representing the state and county in legal matters.

Ensures all victims and witnesses of a crime are treated with dignity, respect, courtesy and sensitivity in protecting their rights as they encounter the criminal justice system.

Advises law enforcement agencies in an emergency as required.

Provides education on an on-going basis regarding the current status of criminal law as required.

Serves at the pleasure of the district attorney while representing the state and county in legal matters in the Brown County Courts.

Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge, skills, and development by attending seminars and training programs and reading trade and professional journals and publications.

Attends and participates in any drug court developed in Brown County.

Performs related functions as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Required
Education and Experience:
Law Degree from an accredited school of law, plus one year experience in the practice of law; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications:
Certificate of Admission to the Bar of the State of Wisconsin
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of county, state and common law.

Knowledge of judicial procedures and rules of evidence.

Knowledge of established precedents and source of legal reference.

Knowledge of and ability to utilize a computer and the required software.

Skills and abilities to perform the functions required of a legal official.

Ability to obtain and maintain efficient performance of job tasks relating to criminal law.

Ability to understand and apply legal principles and to communicate opinions to decision makers.

Ability to achieve and maintain continuing education to meet requirements of practicing attorneys.

Ability to analyze and prepare a variety of legal documents.

Ability to conduct research on legal problems and prepare cases.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, peers, officials, and the public.

Ability to utilize prudent and fair judgment in the exercise of discretionary decisions.

Ability to work the required hours of the position.


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