Prosecution Support Specialist

Qualities of a Good Prosecution Support Specialist:

A Prosecution Support Specialist in the State Attorney’s Office is responsible for performing routine assignments in support of the various diversion programs offered. A Prosecution Support Specialist must be a detail-oriented individual with good communication, organizational, computer, and analytical skills, along with someone who displays objectivity, commitment, and reliability.

Duties Include:

  • Interviewing, analyzing, and summarizing citizen complaints through Intake, and referring them to the appropriate diversion program or for attorney review
  • Conducting mediation/arbitration hearings on cases referred to programs, as necessary
  • Preparing deferred prosecution agreements for the required signatures
  • Determining sanctions for defendants accepted into one of the programs
  • Examining legal instruments or other documents to assure completeness of information and conformance to pertinent laws, rules, regulations, precedents or office requirements
  • Reviewing files after hearings to determine follow-up or disposition status
  • Providing required follow-up on cases to ensure successful completion of program requirements
  • Collecting and compiling statistical program information
  • Assisting in collecting, summarizing and analyzing information on special research projects as directed
  • Assisting with other special projects as directed

Minimum Training and Experience:

Graduation with a four-year degree from an accredited college or university. Consideration may be given for work-related experience in the criminal justice system on a year-by-year basis for the required college degree.

 

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