Albuquerque , New Mexico , United States | Legal | Full-time
The Office of the Second Judicial District Attorney improves the
quality of life of the citizens of Bernalillo County by reducing
crime through thoughtful enforcement of the law and the development
of a criminal justice system. The Office is an Equal Employment
Opportunity Employer and is seeking applicants for a Senior Trial
Attorney position. Pursuant to the New Mexico District Attorney’s
Compensation Plan, the position of attorney is “At Will” and serves
at the pleasure of the District Attorney.
* Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities : This position requires
comprehensive and current knowledge and skills in the areas of
criminal prosecution, rules of evidence and rules of criminal
procedure; public relations; organization and supervision; basic
computer skills including working knowledge of office systems;
fully effective trial skills; ability to draft legal documents;
ability to work effectively with other criminal agencies; ability
to communicate effectively; ability to research/analyze information
and situations. Works independently with minimal consultation with
supervisors (except for higher profile or complex cases).
Significant prosecutorial discretion on cases within assigned case
* Requirements : Licensed attorney to practice law in good
standing either in New Mexico or another state with a New Mexico
limited license, plus a minimum of four (4) years as a practicing
attorney in criminal law or three (3) years as a prosecuting
* Preferred Qualifications : Five (5) to seven (7) years or more
of relevant prosecution experience.
* Working Conditions : Work is performed in office, courtroom
and community environments. Some physical effort and travel may be
required. Incumbent may be required to work under stressful
situations and/or conditions.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Resume, writing sample
and three professional references must be received at the Office of
the Second Judicial District Attorney. This advertisement will
remain open until filled. Applicants selected for an interview must
notify the Office of the Second Judicial District Attorney of the
need for a reasonable accommodation due to a Disability.