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An Assistant District Attorney, or Assistant Attorney, act on behalf of their state as trial attorneys for all cases. They also act as the petitioner on behalf of those who cannot defend themselves, like children, the mentally ill, and juvenile delinquents. Skills emphasized on an Assistant District Attorney's resume include interview and counsel victims and witnesses, and present evidence and testimony to Grand Juries. Sample resumes for Assistant District Attorneys will display a Juris Doctor law degree and licensure after passing the bar exam.

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Assistant District Attorney

Litigated over 400 felony cases involving issues including accidents with serious injuries, insurance fraud, arson, commercial theft, and RICO

  • Served as lead counsel for more than ten jury trials and three bench trials
  • Composed appellate briefs and argued orally before the Court of Appeals
  • Drafted pleadings and argued motions in Superior Court
  • Litigated civil asset forfeitures and participated in alternative dispute resolution
  • Supervised multi-county wiretap investigation
  • Developed and taught training classes to local law enforcement
  • Provided counsel to investigators on numerous fraud investigations and RICO
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
2

Assistant District Attorney

Prosecuted over twenty five jury trials as a first chair trial attorney, including burglary, drug offenses, aggravated assault, and murder

  • Prosecuted contested hearings, including motions to suppress evidence, motions to adjudicate guilt, and motions for discovery
  • Managed thousands of misdemeanor, juvenile, and felony cases from intake to disposition
  • Prepared and coordinated police officers, investigators, analysts, expert witnesses and lay witnesses for trial
  • Conducted legal research and drafted briefs in preparation for contested hearings
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
JD
Rank
3

Assistant District Attorney

Significant criminal trial experience. Prepared for every aspect and argue felony and misdemeanor trial cases from voir dire to closing arguments.

  • Prepared for and conducted motion to suppress in felony and misdemeanor cases.
  • Prepared for and conducted motion to adjudicate and motion to revoke probation hearings in felony and misdemeanor cases.
  • Prepared and reviewed misdemeanor and felony cases involving juvenile respondents.
  • Prepared and reviewed cases, conducted legal research, and negotiated with attorneys to resolve cases.
  • Reviewed criminal complaints; discussed criminal complaints with police officers and accepted or rejected charges.
  • Communicated with victims in criminal cases and ensured that victims' concerns regarding the disposition of the case were considered in plea negotiations.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
4

Assistant District Attorney

Conducted trials and hearings on misdemeanors, felonies and child support cases.

  • Prepared pleadings and other legal documents in connection with trials and hearings.
  • Interpreted and applied laws, court decisions and other
  • Conducted extensive legal research using independent
  • Negotiated plea agreements with opposing counsels.
  • Interviewed and advised law enforcement officers, victims and witnesses in regard to prospective
  • Advised law enforcement officers on criminal
  • Evaluated, analyzed and conducted trials on
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
JD
Juris Doctor
5

Assistant District Attorney

  • Successfully tried seven criminal trials, both felony and misdemeanor cases, with a 100% conviction rate.
  • Worked primarily independently with general supervision while handling large case loads and honed problem solving skills by conducting investigations relating to complex factual information.
  • Researched and drafted countless responses to discovery demands, procedural motions, and other documents prepared incident to hearings and trial practice.
  • Supervised legal interns and mentored entry-level attorneys on legal issues, trial practice, and evidentiary hearings and personally held training sessions throughout the year.
  • Interviewed victims, law enforcement, and defendants during Grand Jury proceedings and was responsible for assessing the credibility of witnesses, statements, and evidence.
  • Educated medical professionals in the community on the importance of medical documentation relating to criminal prosecutions
  • Interviewed by news channel NY1 and the Staten Island Advance
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
MA
Business Administration
JD
Juris Doctor
6

Assistant District Attorney

Responsible for screening arrests within Brooklyn to determine sufficiency of evidence and appropriate criminal charges.

  • Interviewed crime victims, witnesses and police officers.
  • Drafted criminal complaints and prepared case folders for arraignment.
  • Routinely assigned to work arraignments part in criminal court which included negotiating plea agreements and participation in bail arguments to the court.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Political Science
JD
Juris Doctor
7

Assistant District Attorney

Prosecuted claims and managed misdemeanor cases on behalf of the Criminal Court Bureau.

  • Interviewed witnesses, attended pre-trial conferences, and conducted plea negotiations.
  • Second-seated pre-indictment hearings and opposed evidentiary suppression hearings.
  • Drafted motions, briefs, pleadings, and presented oral arguments at hearings and trial.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Politics
JD
Juris Doctor
8

Assistant District Attorney

Managed heavy trial and pre-trial schedule

  • Met with witnesses, victims, and victims' right organizations
  • Arraigned defendants and negotiated with defense counsel and judges for disposition of cases
  • Drafted legal memorandum and conducted research into various legal issues
  • Facilitated trial preparation and presented cases for trial and oral arguments to judges and juries
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
International Humanitarian Law
9

Assistant District Attorney

Prosecuted felony and misdemeanor criminal cases.

  • Tried weapons, narcotics, and larceny cases from inception to verdict
  • Drafted search warrants, take-out orders, responses to motions, and subpoenas on narcotics, assault, and larceny cases
  • Presented narcotics, sex crimes, larceny and assault cases to the Grand Jury
  • Administered [company name] A.W.A.R.E. program, an initiative designed to provide additional protection to victims of domestic violence
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
English
JD
Juris Doctor
10

Assistant District Attorney, Special Victims Unit, Trial Division

Tried 20+ felony criminal cases to conclusion

  • Investigated and prosecuted first "traveler" case in the county
  • Appointed ICAC Task Force Prosecutor / Advisor
  • Developed electronic evidence search & seizure guidelines
  • Presented internet safety programs to school districts & civic groups
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
History
JD
Law

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