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Assistant District Attorney/Asset Forfeiture Program

Police Force:Middlesex District Attorney's Office, Massachusett
Location:Woburn Central Office This is a full time; exempt position. This position reports to: Chief of the Public Protection, Anti-Terrorism, Corruption and Technology (PACT) Unit
Salary:$45,000.00 to $55,000.00 Annually

Assistant District Attorney/Asset Forfeiture Program

Assistant District Attorney/Asset Forfeiture Program
Agency Name:Middlesex District Attorney's Office
Official Title:Assistant District Attorney/Asset Forfeiture Program
Functional Title:Assistant District Attorney/Asset Forfeiture Program
Occupational Group:Legal
Position Type:Not Given
Full-Time or Part-Time:Full-Time
Salary Range:$45,000.00 to $55,000.00 Annually
Bargaining Unit:N/A
Shift:Day
Confidential:No
Number Of Vacancies:1
City/Town:Woburn
Region:METRO BOSTON
Facility Location:Woburn Central Office This is a full time; exempt position. This position reports to: Chief of the Public Protection, Anti-Terrorism, Corruption and Technology (PACT) Unit
Application Deadline:11-01-2013
Apply Online:No
Posting ID:J37821
Duties:

Responsibilities:

? Develop, investigate, and litigate civil forfeiture actions throughout Middlesex County by working closely with local, state, and federal law enforcement;

? Maintain a large docket of civil in rem actions in Superior Court, including a busy motion practice and trial schedule;

? Monitor and advise the asset forfeiture efforts of prosecutors in the 12 district courts in Middlesex County;

? Identify unexploited opportunities to aggressively apply state forfeiture laws against the assets of drug organizations and other criminal enterprises;

? Provide legal advice, opinions, and trainings regarding asset forfeiture law to police and MDAO personnel;

? Represent MDAO at statewide meetings and conferences on forfeiture related matters;

? Manage staff assigned to the Forfeiture Program ? currently includes Asset Forfeiture Coordinator and one Paralegal

? Report to the Chief of PACT (Public Protection, Anti-Terrorism, Corruption, and Technology) Unit.

Qualifications:

Requirements:
? Excellent academic credentials

? J.D. degree

? Applicants must be an active member of the Massachusetts bar in good standing

? Prior civil litigation and/or forfeiture litigation experience

? At least two to five years post J.D. experience, preferably as a civil litigator.

? Strong advocacy and legal writing skills

? Superior communication skills and sound judgment

? Solid legal research skills

? Demonstrated commitment to public service

? Must be organized and able to manage multiple concurrent priorities


Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

? Prior experience with MGL c. 94C

? Prior Commonwealth experience

? Ability to work in a civil role within an office primarily focused on matters involving criminal law

? Ability and willingness to identify grant opportunities and draft and manage grant applications and successful grants

? More than 5 years post J.D. experience as a civil litigator

Comments:

The Middlesex District Attorney?s Office (MDAO) serves the largest county in New England, covering 54 diverse cities and towns. We prosecute more than 35,000 cases a year in 12 district courts, 4 juvenile courts and 2 superior courts.

Our core mission is to protect and serve the people who work, live, and raise their families in Middlesex County. Assistant District Attorneys, Victim Witness Advocates, Paralegals, and other talented professionals pursue this mission through exhaustive investigations, unassailable prosecutions, and compassionate victim advocacy.

We are also committed to innovative crime prevention and intervention initiatives. Our staff partners with community groups, social service providers, medical professionals, private industry leaders, and law enforcement officers to address a variety of public safety issues.

MDAO Benefits
The MDAO is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package to its employees. The specific components and eligibility may vary based upon position classification, hours worked per week, and other variables. Therefore, specific benefits for this position may be discussed as part of the interview and offer process.

The overall benefits available include: Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave Time; Health, Dental and Vision Insurance through the Commonwealth's Group Insurance Commission and a pre-tax Health Savings Account optional plan. In addition the MDAO provides employees the opportunity to elect Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, Deferred Compensation Savings, Tuition Remission, a Pre-tax Commuter Account, along with other programs.

MDAO employees also participate in the Commonwealth's State Retirement Plan, which can become a defined benefit plan for those that both vest and subsequently retire from state service.

Commitment to Diversity

The MDAO is committed to building a diverse staff and has formed both internal and external diversity committees to help attract, hire, retain and promote the very best staff, diverse in background and perspective, while helping formulate and guide policy and decision making, and pursue the mission of the office.

The MDAO is an equal opportunity employer.

ClosingDate:11/01/2013
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:33664

 

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