Deputy District Attorney Resume Samples

A Deputy District Attorney undertakes the crucial job of performing various activities relating to criminal and civil investigations, prosecutions, trial preparations, and other related work as needed. Typical work activities listed on the Deputy District Attorney Resume include the following – interviewing and advising complainants, and witnesses regarding prospecting civil and criminal actions; studying, applying, and interpreting laws, court decisions, and legal authorities; preparing legal pleadings such as complaints, and demurrers; and dictating legal complaints, reports, correspondence, and instruments.

Those seeking this job role should mention on the resume the following skills – knowledge of principles of civil and criminal law and its applications; the ability to conduct legal research and apply legal principles and facts; and precedents in legal problems; and the ability to present statements of law, facts, and arguments clearly and logically. A Law degree is commonly mentioned in most of the successful resumes.

Deputy District Attorney Resume example

Deputy District Attorney Resume

Summary : Deputy District Attorney with over 5 years' experience working in both the public and private sectors. Diplomatic, personable, and adept at managing sensitive situations. Highly organized, self-motivated, and proficient with computers.

Skills : The organization, Prosecution, Defense, And Administration.

Description :

    1. Prosecuted State misdemeanor crimes and DUI offenses.
    2. Handled docket of 6,000 cases a year in one of 4 County Courtrooms either as solo DDA or with a partner.
    3. Negotiated plea dispositions.
    4. Researched, filed, and litigated legal motions.
    5. Prepared and tried approximately 20 jury trials a year.
    6. Worked closely with Judges, police, and defense bar on current issues facing County Court.
    7. Traveled to other states to research existing Drug Courts, worked with Judiciary, Public Defenders' offices, and treatment providers to create what is considered a leading Drug Court.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
JD in Law


Deputy District Attorney Resume

Summary : Attorney & Principal Broker with a background in Real Estate, Business, Finance, and Law. Worked with multiple businesses to ensure compliance with Oregon's laws and rules. Persuasive communicator with well-developed presentation and negotiation skills. Because of my background in Compliance and Investigations, have been working on short-term projects.

Skills : Spanish Speaker, Felony And Misdemeanor Trial Attorney.

Description :

    1. Responded to inquires from the police department on a range of issues including the disposal of evidence.
    2. Performed analysis of previous cases and statutes while performing legal research and writing (Appellate Brief, Motions, and Trial Issues).
    3. Treated all people with fairness and respect.
    4. Experienced in research and motion writing for various stages of litigation, from Superior Court to the 1st District California Court of Appeal.
    5. Responsible for training of prosecutors and law enforcement in multiple subject matters.
    6. Organized and maintained a large volume of cases.
    7. Represented the District Attorney in prosecuting persons charged with misdemeanor criminal offenses; consults with supervisor to assure that cases are resolved within office policy guidelines; learns prosecutorial techniques and strategy, and negotiation and trial skills.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    10+ Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Senior
    Education
    Education
    Juris Doctor in Criminal Law


    Deputy District Attorney Resume

    Summary : A strong planner, self-starter, and problem solver who readily adapts to change works independently as well as cohesively, and exceeds expectations.

    Skills : Accounting/Financial Systems, Presentation, Negotiations, Cash Flow Management, Investment Strategies.

    Description :

      1. Worked closely with narcotics task force officers in the vertical prosecution of narcotics cases.
      2. Warrant review, training of officers, CI interviews and sign-ups, case charging, and prosecution of all major narcotics cases.
      3. Previously supervised the DUI-vertical prosecution team funded by the Office of Traffic Safety.
      4. Reviewed of all major DUIs, Drug DUIs, DUIs with injuries, Vehicular Murder & Manslaughter cases, handling all aspects of the cases up to and including trial.
      5. Supervised of the DA's office community outreach and Drug (DUI) awareness programs which include regular high school presentations to thousands of students.
      6. Founded several programs to help inform and deter underage consumption and abuse of alcohol and drugs.
      7. Handled domestic violence and drug case charging, arraignment and motions calendars, Preliminary hearings, and Jury Trials.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Juris Doctorate in Law Student Association

    Deputy District Attorney Resume

    Summary : Responsible for Reviewing citations, arrest reports, and other law enforcement documents; gathering facts and data; conducting a factual and legal analysis to determine whether charges should be filed.

    Skills : MS Office, Management Skills, Analyzing Skills.

    Description :

      1. Analyzed and interpreted complex case details and make sound decisions.
      2. Prosecuted a wide variety of felonies including drug, white-collar/property crimes & criminal forfeitures related to drug crimes, and violent crimes (i.e.
      3. Led the prosecution of gun-related gang crimes and prosecution of complex criminal cases.
      4. Drafted legal memoranda, motions, and response briefs.
      5. Researched legal issues utilizing federal, state, and local laws.
      6. Negotiated a large volume of settlement agreements.
      7. Skilled at trying multiple co-defendant trials.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    10+ Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Senior
    Education
    Education
    Juris Doctor in Criminal Law

    Deputy District Attorney Resume

    Summary : Seeking a Deputy District Attorney position as a litigator working on civil or regulatory matters. Highly organized, self-motivated, and proficient with computers.

    Skills : Microsoft, Negotiation, Negotiation, Excel, Powerpoint, Legal Research, Legal Terminology.

    Description :

      1. Consulted with and rendered advice to "Fortune 500" companies on internal theft investigations, policies, and procedures, resulting in multiple arrests and convictions for fraud, theft, and trademark/copyright infringement, and hundreds of thousands in restitution.
      2. Pioneered work in the field of Driving Under the Influence prosecution Obtained the first conviction.
      3. Initiated the formation of the High Tech and Cybercrime unit within the District Attorney's Office.
      4. Assisted in or initiated over 40 investigations into regional and national high tech crime investigations, including identity theft, conspiracy, internet terrorist threats, theft of intellectual property and trade secrets, and prostitution and the illicit slave trade.
      5. Attended over 80 hours of training in computer forensics, trends in cybercrime, legal theories and principles involved in internet crime (including ECPA and PPA principles), and new technologies in cyber warfare.
      6. Lectured to community groups regarding trends in identity theft and cybercrime in collaboration with local law enforcement agencies.
      7. Experienced Trial Attorney Conducted over 60 felony and misdemeanor jury trials and over 100 preliminary and motion hearings of varying complexity.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Juris Doctor

    Deputy District Attorney Resume

    Summary : Have practiced in the tort and consumer litigation field since 1987, with emphasis on complex law and motion work. Always ready to represent the establishment with a friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

    Skills : Legal Research/Writing, Litigation, Quality Assurance.

    Description :

      1. Prosecuted and effectively manage a district court docket totaling over 200 felony cases to date.
      2. Prosecuted and effectively manage a county court docket totaling over 800 misdemeanor cases.
      3. Represented the State by acting as first chair prosecutor for misdemeanor and felony jury trials.
      4. Prepared and file legal briefs, motions, responses, and appeals.
      5. Prepared and presented professional development for law enforcement agency personnel.
      6. Researched legal issues and present arguments to the Court in a clear and concise manner.
      7. Regularly met with law enforcement personnel in an effort to maintain professional courtesy and respect.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    10+ Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Senior
    Education
    Education
    Juris Doctor

    Deputy District Attorney Resume

    Summary : Having a diverse, well-rounded background, which includes approximately 15 years' experience in the practice of law, primarily civil litigation, estate planning, contracts, general corporate/business law, and trust/probate administration, and 8 years in the commercial/corporate lending industry, where one developed relationship management, financial analysis, and forecasting skills, and continued to hone excellent oral and written communication skills, negotiation skills, and sales skills.

    Skills : Leadership, Leadership Training, Microsoft Office, Legal, Written Communication, Teaching, Management Experience, Litigation.

    Description :

      1. Represented State in criminal litigation and other legal proceedings, drew up legal documents, and managed and advised crime victims in legal proceedings.
      2. Attorney to be tried as a racketeering case.
      3. Taught search and seizure law at Sheriff's Academy.
      4. Worked with Task Force, federal agents, and confidential informants to take down five major drug trafficking organizations.
      5. Provided personal cell phone number to all District law enforcement officers to assist them with controlled substance arrests and investigations.
      6. Closely edited search warrants which improved quality, thoroughness, and success.
      7. Personally consulted with victims regarding potential plea negotiations and sentencing agreements in addition to maintaining strict compliance with the Victims Rights Act.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Juris Doctor

    Deputy District Attorney Resume

    Summary : Having a unique professional experience as both a results-driven President/owner of two family-owned aerospace manufacturing companies and a trial attorney representing the government in the prosecution cases ranging from white-collar crimes to murder for hire. Currently working as an advisor to a number of small business owners trying to exit by selling their company.

    Skills : Computer with MAC and Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel.

    Description :

      1. Handled a case beginning with our filing decision, through all court appearances including mental competency evaluations and evidentiary hearings, conduct the trial, and advocate at sentencing.
      2. Successfully used a specially trained witness protection unit, coordinated with victim advocates, and secured out-of-state witnesses.
      3. Navigated evidentiary hurdles presented by reluctant, recanting, absent, and incarcerated witnesses, witnesses accused of using drugs, having an aggressive nature, poor memory, or failure of sanity.
      4. Effectively presented and cross-examined experts on issues including medical testimony, pathology, eyewitness identification, narcotics, intoxication, gangs, and mental defenses.
      5. Conducted homicide jury trials and jury trials on the issue of the defendant's sanity.
      6. Prosecuted misdemeanor and felony cases in both adult and juvenile courts.
      7. Performed legal research, filed and rejected complaints, offered a plea.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    10+ Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Senior
    Education
    Education
    J.D. in Law

    Deputy District Attorney Resume

    Objective : A seasoned attorney with extensive legal experience handling a wide variety of matters. Customer-focused and strong communicator with the ability to effectively interact with others. Quick learner with management potential.

    Skills : Microsoft Office, Contract Administration, Contracts.

    Description :

      1. Managed caseload of 1500+ misdemeanors involving all phases of litigation and offenses.
      2. Conducted jury trials and trials to the court.
      3. Worked closely with law enforcement regarding investigation and charging of cases.
      4. Appeared in court for hearings, including but not limited to evidentiary hearings, oral arguments, restitution hearings, and probation revocation hearings.
      5. Conducted pre-trial conferences with defendants and defense attorneys.
      6. Performed factual and legal research.
      7. Negotiated plea offers, prepared written plea agreements and related paperwork, appeared at the change of plea hearings, and reviewed plea agreements with defendants.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    Diploma

    Deputy District Attorney Resume

    Summary : Highly qualified Deputy District Attorney with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure to multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

    Skills : Prosecutor, Teaching, Attorney.

    Description :

      1. Reviewed and approved arrest warrants on misdemeanor domestic violence, theft, and hit and run cases.
      2. Prepared juvenile filings for charges ranging from motor vehicle theft to criminal tampering.
      3. Conducted more than 30 jury trials for misdemeanor and felony charges.
      4. Responded in over 50 motions hearings on motions to suppress for violations of the US and Colorado constitutions, statutory provisions, and Colorado Rules of Criminal Procedure.
      5. Effectively managed a caseload of over 300 cases from arraignment to probation revocation by prioritizing necessary tasks and maintaining communication with co-workers, victims, defense counsel, and probation officers.
      6. Supervised and aided newer county court attorneys and interns in learning office procedures, case management skills, effective victim's assistance, and trial skills.
      7. Met with victims to explain charges, guide them through the process, and make sure they felt heard.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Juris Doctor in Law