Prosecutor Resume Samples

Prosecutors are legal professionals who represent the government in criminal cases. The job description entails ensuring justice is served to their client. Common duties and responsibilities often listed on the Prosecutor Resume are – conducting thorough investigations, evaluating evidence, and making decisions on whether to file charges against the individual accused of committing crimes; playing a pivotal role in court proceedings, presenting cases, examining witnesses, and arguing legal points. The job also includes engaging in plea negotiations and advocating for appropriate sentencing.

Essential skills are – legal acumen, ethical conduct, the ability to balance the pursuit of justice, strong research skills, analytical skills, knowledge of criminal law, the ability to work under pressure, and excellent courtroom presentation skills. The prosecutors must also possess effective communication skills, and a strong commitment to uphold the principles of justice. To become one, individuals will need a Juris Doctor – JD degree from a law school and pass the bar exam in the jurisdiction where they intend to practice.

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Prosecutor Resume

Objective : As a Prosecutor, performing prosecution duties with fairness, professionalism, and integrity. Employees actively contribute to upholding the principles of justice.

Skills : Legal Knowledge, Case Preparation

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  1. Aligned with the Government of fulfilling social responsibility for public safety, the PPS' mission and goals include providing excellence in public service, identifying, and managing resources effectively, applying best business practices, and fostering an environment for independent prosecutorial discretion that recognizes the importance of diversity and inclusion in ensuring representation reflective of the community.
  2. Engaged in core business functions that play a crucial role in the legal landscape. 
  3. Represented the Crown in criminal and quasi-criminal matters at all levels of court, handling appeals, providing legal advice and assistance to law enforcement, and actively participating in the development of criminal law and prosecution policy.
  4. Maintained a diverse team that reflects excellence, dedication to public service, and high ethical standards. 
  5. Recognized as diversity and inclusion contributed to a healthy and thriving workplace culture that allows team members to be their full selves at work while upholding the highest ethical principles.
  6. Provided a service that is reflective of the community it serves. By fostering diversity and inclusivity, employees contribute to building a legal system that understands and respects the needs and perspectives of the broader community.
  7. Worked for the PPS allows individuals to make a direct and meaningful impact on society by upholding the rule of law, protecting the safety and well-being of the community, and ensuring the fair treatment of those accused of prohibited conduct.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
JD Degree


Prosecutor Resume

Summary : As a Prosecutor, prosecuted criminal cases for the Office and provided competent legal advice and services.

Skills : Oral Advocacy, Written Communication

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  1. Discussed and presented analyses of legal issues.
  2. Conducted trials, presented oral arguments, and covered the court.
  3. Interviewed witnesses regarding facts in the prosecution of cases.
  4. Researched and analyzed legal issues using both computerized legal research and hard copy tools.
  5. Composed memoranda and pleadings regarding legal issues of concern.
  6. Maintained professional relationships with victims, witnesses, law enforcement agencies, and members of the community.
  7. Appeared at Initial Appearances and Arraignments and provided the Court with the State's position as to release conditions,
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
JD Degree


Prosecutor Resume

Summary : As a Prosecutor, handling cases on behalf of the in-specialty courts and on specialized calendars. Includes representing the State in probation violation proceedings, including revocation hearings. Represent the State in probation violation court hearings and other specialty courts as needed.

Skills : Negotiation Skills, Time Management

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  1. Ensured compliance with discovery requirements in probation revocation matters.
  2. Conducted revocation hearings and other evidentiary hearings as required.
  3. Handled specialized calendars, particularly cases where defendants have failed to complete diversion programs, including analysing cases to determine appropriate plea offers, making diversion re-entry decisions, and making sentencing recommendations.
  4. Drafted appropriate and accurate plea agreements. Advocate both orally and in writing on behalf of the State.
  5. Assisted victims in asserting their rights at any hearing, Reviewed and responded to motions in felony cases as assigned
  6. Properly documented and closed case files in accordance with MCAO policies and procedures.
  7. Specialized calendar duties include handling cases where defendants have failed to successfully complete diversion.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
JD Degree

Prosecutor Resume

Headline : As a Prosecutor, representing the City in bench and jury trials, pre-trials, arraignments, sentencing, traffic violations and other misdemeanour and gross misdemeanour cases, represent the City in civil matters such as forfeitures or code enforcement.

Skills : Interpersonal, Professionalism, Criminal cases

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  1. Charged criminal cases filed by the City, reviewed and prepared case information and review the probable cause, perform discovery, investigate cases, and interview witnesses, analyze evidence and the law.
  2. Developed trial or motion strategies, attempt to resolve cases without necessity of trial if appropriate, performed jury and bench trials, including preparation of motions and jury instructions related to the case.
  3. Communicated with witnesses, police, other attorneys, and defendants as needed, communicated and coordinated with court administrative personnel, City departments, public defenders and other personnel in matters related to criminal cases.
  4. Participated in pre-trial conferences and in-court hearings to potentially resolve cases prior to trial, negotiate, review cases, make offers, investigate, and extend offers, place dispositions on the court record.
  5. Organized case information and analyzed pertinent case facts and evidence, research legal precedent and develop arguments as appropriate.
  6. Prepared and supervised the maintenance of criminal case records and other legal documents required to proceed with criminal cases.
  7. Analyzed and evaluate the validity of each criminal charge.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
JD Degree

Prosecutor Resume

Headline : As a Prosecutor, performing legal research and prepared opinions related to various legal issues preparing and drafting ordinances and resolutions, contracts and other legal documents and instruments.

Skills : Oral Communication and Presentation skills, Analytical skills,Law Enforcement

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  1. Represented the City or assist in its representation in court on contested hearings and other infractions as required.
  2. Performed appellate work as needed, researched, and prepared briefings and present oral arguments in court hearings as required.
  3. Served as prosecuting attorney for the city in jury and bench trials and other court and administrative hearings regarding infraction, misdemeanor, and gross misdemeanor cases, and related civil matters as needed.
  4. Performed a variety of case preparation duties such as reviewing and signing citations and long form complaints, plea bargaining, negotiating and interviewing witnesses.
  5. Handled all phases of prosecuting criminal misdemeanor cases, including City Code violation cases, and some civil traffic cases, before the Flagstaff Municipal Court.
  6. Conducted jury and nonjury trials, appeared in court for hearings, including but not limited to evidentiary hearings, oral arguments, restitution hearings, status hearings, and probation revocation hearings.
  7. Conducted pre-trial conferences with defendants and defense attorneys in criminal cases and negotiates plea agreements.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
JD Degree

Prosecutor Resume

Summary : As a Prosecutor, connecting quality talent with projects they are passionate about, while helping our clients achieve mission critical deliverables to support their organizational goals.

Skills : Effective Case Management, Excellent Organizational skills

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  1.  Accountable for bringing charges against infractions of local ordinances, defending defendants' appeals in District Court, and supporting the Chief Counsel in offering the client legal counsel.
  2. Prepared prosecuting Municipal violations of ordinances and codes, corresponding and meeting with victims, witnesses, defense attorneys, and defendants, handle arraignments, trials, sentencing and appeals.
  3. Provided legal advice to code enforcement, building inspections, and rental licensing and other departments and agencies responsible for enforcing municipal codes and ordinances.
  4. Participated in meetings, workshops, and roundtables to coordinate and develop strategies for improvement and maintenance of legally mandated standards and codes.
  5. Served as a liaison between the Client and neighborhood watch groups, performing legal research, provided legal advice to Police Department and other law enforcement agencies.
  6. Conducted legal research, developed arguments and drafted legal briefs in criminal cases.
  7. Communicated with crime victims and Victim Witness advocates and keeps them advised of case status. 
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Freelancer
Education
Education
JD Degree

Prosecutor Resume

Summary : As a Prosecutor , preparing and processing legal documents, such as charges, motions, petitions, subpoenas, arrest warrants, No Contact orders, and revocations.

Skills : Ability to work independently, Ability to work in a team environment

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  1. Provided discovery to defense attorneys. Prepared new charges for filing with the Court, prepared amended charges or additional charges as directed, and enters new cases in Prosecutor Management System.
  2. Prepared Jail report for daily court docket and pulls files for trial preparation and Court.
  3. Scheduled appointments, depositions, and meetings. Tracked progress of files, including timely responses from defense counsel, cases taken under advisement by the Court, and receipt of requested documents, such as lab reports, certified copies, and other correspondence.
  4. Prepared monthly jury trial calendar, enters incoming Court date notices on calendar, and pulls files for requested and responded to them.
  5. Processed incoming mail and pulls appropriate files for peer reviews.
  6. Assisted in preparing cases for trial, includes scheduling appointments with witnesses and officers, preparing and sending subpoenas and trial notices, and performing.
  7. Worked according to a formal schedule, with work priorities and schedules primarily determined by supervisor.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
JD Degree

Prosecutor Resume

Objective : As a Prosecutor, ability to make practical application of the standard policies and practices of the Prosecutor's Office and related Court operations.

Skills : Critical thinking, Leadership skills

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  1. Worked on legal terminology and standard legal procedures, and ability to assist attorneys with preparation of legal documents.
  2. Created and maintained Department files and standard filing systems.
  3. Worked on standard office procedures and department computer software programs and ability to apply such knowledge to a variety of interrelated processes, tasks, and operations.
  4. Worked on standard English grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and ability to prepare correspondence, court/legal documents, and written reports.
  5. Properly operated standard office equipment, such as computer, calculator, telephone, copier, fax machine, scanner, and shredder.
  6. Effectively communicated in both the ways orally and in writing with co-workers, other County departments, Courts, law enforcement agencies, attorneys, and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.
  7. Provided public access to or maintain confidentiality of Department information and records according to state requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
JD Degree

Prosecutor Resume

Objective : As a Prosecutor, comply with all employer and Department policies and work rules, including, but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.

Skills : Attention to detail, Communication, Criminal cases

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  1. Managed court and tribunal proceedings, including appearing as counsel for ST Vic to prosecute summary and indictable matters.
  2. Compiled, reviewed, and prepared briefs of evidence, case files, and related documentation for use in legal proceedings.
  3. Supported the enforcement team by providing advice on a legal strategy that is informed by legal precedents and research.
  4. Contributed to policy development by advising and reviewing legislation with special emphasis on its practical application to prosecutions and enforcement, and (where required) recommend appropriate legislative amendment.
  5. Developed and maintained professional partnerships with relevant internal and external stakeholders to support operational and strategic decision-making that aligns with ST Vic's business objectives and outcomes.
  6. Promoted and supported safety, inclusive, and flexible team operations.
  7. Provided expert advice on compliance and enforcement matters and developing related processes and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Fresher
Education
Education
JD Degree

Prosecutor Resume

Objective : As a Prosecutor, Investigates alleged incidents of abuse, neglect, self-neglect, and exploitation of endangered adults, including collecting and preparing evidence in accordance with established procedures, taking and recording of witness statements, and preparing case reports.

Skills : Employ their knowledge of local courts, Active listening

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  1. Determined least restrictive enforcement to best serve an endangered adult, and consults with medical professionals to determine if victims can make the own decisions.
  2. Coordinated with law enforcement agencies, fire departments, medical personnel, and other service providers to ensure positive interdisciplinary investigations.
  3. Obtained protective orders as warranted. Initiates investigations by law enforcement agencies, Attorney General, and the Prosecuting Attorney in instances where an investigation finds criminal conduct is suspended.
  4. Maintained communication with medical professionals, families, social service agencies, and other representatives to coordinate needed services for victims.
  5. Prepared and submitted all required reports and legal documents to appropriate officials and/or agencies, and maintains required files.
  6. Referred victims to medical personnel or service agencies as needed.
  7. Negotiated the just resolution of assigned cases and comply with victims' rights.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
JD Degree