Deputy State’s Attorney Position
The Vermont Department of State’s Attorneys and Sheriffs is hiring for the position of Deputy State’s Attorney in several locations throughout Vermont.
General Overview: A Deputy State’s Attorney (DSA) represents the State’s Attorney’s Office in prosecuting criminal and certain civil offense. As a DSA, you will handle your own caseload and trials, exercise initiative, collaborate with co-workers, law enforcement officers, partner organizations, and social/community agencies. DSAs work to pursue best practices, innovative approaches and positive policies affecting the justice system and stakeholders. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, and demonstrate empathy, emotional intelligence and maturity, particularly in dealing with victims of crime and other vulnerable populations.
Minimum Qualifications: J.D. degree and admission to the Vermont Bar, or a candidate who has successfully passed the Vermont bar exam by reading the law in Vermont. A candidate pending bar results or admission to the Vermont bar may be considered but will be required to pass the bar and be admitted in Vermont within a reasonable timeframe as determined by the State’s Attorney in order to continue employment. Courtroom and jury trial experience is desirable. Must have excellent verbal, writing and organizational skills to effectively manage a caseload and meet deadlines. For a full job description and the open locations, go to:
Applicants must send a brief cover letter, resume (including starting/ending months and years of each job) and list of 3 work-related references to the Dept. of State’s Attorneys & Sheriffs at firstname.lastname@example.org; Deadline: August 1, 2022 or until filled. Inquiries can be made by emailing email@example.com;