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Columbus Consolidated Government is seeking a Assists the District Attorney in the administration and work of the office. Provides advice to law enforcement personnel regarding investigations, the filing of charges, and arrests.  Investigates cases; prepares indictments; interrogates witnesses; prepares cases for prosecution. Prosecutes criminal cases in Superior Court for the State of Georgia; assists fellow attorneys in court. Researches and writes appeals for the State of Georgia showing why the appellate court should uphold the case in question. Negotiates and handles guilty pleas with criminal defense attorneys. Manages an assigned caseload of felony cases. Prosecutes probation revocations when probationers are in violation. Defends Habeas Corpus actions. Attends Grand Jury proceedings. Prosecutes cases in Juvenile Court. Meets with and counsels the general public. Reviews expungement applications; approves or denies application. Drafts charging instruments for criminal violations; files instruments or submits the case to the Grand Jury. Arraigns defendants of their charges in recorder's court. Presides over Mental Health Court. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of the Rules of Evidence and of the Georgia Criminal Code. Knowledge of Georgia Rules of Court. Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws. Skill in the research, analysis, and presentation of legal issues. Skill in analyzing and applying law to specific substantive problems. Skill in negotiation and persuasion. Skill in using basic office equipment and computerized legal reference resources.  Skill in public and interpersonal relations.  Skill in oral and written communication.


A Law Degree from a Law School accredited by the American Bar Association is required. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the department in order to direct and coordinate work within the department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.  All applicants must be a member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia. All candidates are subject to a background check, a motor vehicle driver's history check and pre-employment drug screening; employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of each investigation.


The Columbus Consolidated Government offers an exceptional compensation and benefits packet. The salary for this position is $ 53,468.24 Annually


Benefits include the following:


Low-cost Medical Insurance                                                                                       Retirement Plan
Dental Programs                                                        
Supplemental Life Insurance                                     
Long Term Disability                                                
Sick Leave                                                                 
Direct Deposit & Credit Union                                  

Prescription Drug Card

Retirement Plan

Life Insurance Plans

Deferred Compensation Plans

Vacation Leave

11 Paid Holidays

Employee Assistance Program


How To Apply:

Candidates will be evaluated throughout the recruiting period.


Questions and inquiries may be directed to:

Reather Hollowell

Director of Human Resources
Columbus Consolidated Government
P. O. Box 1340
Columbus, Georgia 31902-1340
Telephone: 706-225-3631



An Equal Opportunity Employer


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