Job #: ATPA02-09372 Exp.: 2 - 5 Years
This position will serve the Sheridan area. You must be licensed to practice law in Wyoming.
With limited supervision, handles more complex misdemeanors for indigent individuals and with more oversight, handles simple felony cases such as burglaries, drug crimes, property crimes and probation violations.
Human Resource Contact: 307-777-6404
Essential Functions: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
Initial meeting with clients. Review charges, potential penalties, and evidence asserted against the client. Explain case process and procedure. Answer questions posed by client.
Meet with prosecutor and determine their position. Review discovery/police reports/witness report in the case.
Review the evidence with the client and understand their position and what new evidence needs to be developed or investigated. Determine the client's position regarding a possible plea agreement.
Prepare potential motions to suppress evidence, or other pretrial motions.
Meet / conference with client prior to court appearances. Appear in Court with client. Resolve and finalize case through change of plea hearing, suppression hearing, or trial.
Qualifications Preferences: Preference will be given to those applicants who have handled a misdemeanor caseload and is willing to continue to do so, with some ability to handle low level felony cases.
Knowledge of Wyoming Criminal Law
Knowledge of the United States Constitution
Minimum Qualifications: Education: Juris Doctorate
2-5 years of relevant legal experience
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
License to practice law in Wyoming
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