Prosecutor in United States

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Industry
Government
Specialization
Legal
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

Prosecutor Job Description

*The prosecutor is in charge of enforcing criminal laws and representing the victims of crime.

*Appointed by the government, he represents his clients in court, provides legal expertise, guidance in procedural handling, and prosecutes complex cases.


Duties and Responsibilities

*Generally, it is the duty of the prosecutor to carry out any legal action or defend a person in any legal issues.

*He is selected by the government to represent the victim in the trial proceedings.

*It is the prosecutor who assures that lawbreakers are punished for their committed crimes by presenting legitimate facts, details and evidence.

*Prosecutors work in the District Attorney’s Office.

*They are assigned to various crimes including drug-related, organized and economic crimes, murder and others.

*They are assigned by the court to represent those who cannot afford to hire an attorney.

*The prosecutor should attend all hearings and other proceedings.

*He is responsible for the paper work, which includes doing investigations and making drafts of legal documents.

*He verifies medical files, organizes all files, and keeps track of the interrogations in both parties.

*Other duties include keeping an open communication with the client by keeping him well informed with every aspect of the proceeding.

*As legal advisor, the prosecutor gives advice on legal issues. He should always follow the code of conduct and strongly fight for justice.

*He assures that the guilty are punished and the innocent freed.


Education and Skills

*A prosecutor must possess a bachelor’s or master’s degree in law.

*Candidates should pass the Bar exam and should have a license before practice.

*Assertiveness is an important character trait. Aspiring prosecutors should be assertive, have good reasoning skills, and aggressive of mind in order to achieve justice for his client.

*He should be alert and pay attention to details.

*Excellent communication skills and confidence in public speaking is vital.

*A prosecutor should have the ability to listen and understand the client’s needs.

*This job requires a lot of reading, therefore a prosecutor should be very proficient in reading.

*He should always be equipped with the latest news and updates.

*A prosecutor should be able to work with a variety of clients.

*He should be able to earn the respect and esteem of fellow lawyers, clients, judges and others.

*This job requires a lot of analysis.

*A prosecutor should have superior logical abilities, diligence, and ingenuity.

*Most importantly, he must be able to handle intricate cases and inimitable legal predicaments at all cost.
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