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Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Durant, Oklahoma

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Description

Job Purpose or Objective(s): Responsible for prosecuting criminal, juvenile, quasi-civil, wildlife, traffic and deprived actions on behalf of the Choctaw Nation as assigned by the Lead Tribal Prosecutor.

Primary Tasks:

  1. Represent the Choctaw Nation in criminal matters within the reservation/jurisdiction of the Choctaw Nation as assigned by the Tribal Prosecutor.

  2. Represent the Choctaw Nation in juvenile cases and deprived actions within the jurisdiction of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma as assigned by the Tribal Prosecutor.

  3. Review police reports and affidavits to determine appropriate charge in criminal matters assigned by the Tribal Prosecutor.

  4. Advise Tribal Police and ICW regarding investigations, case preparation, and legal issues.

  5. Appear on criminal and juvenile dockets as assigned by the Tribal Prosecutor.

  6. Maintain good inter-departmental relations and communication with the judicial department, Children and Family Services, state offices, all law enforcement departments and other legal departments.

  7. Assist in drafting legislation affecting children, juvenile, and criminal laws, to be considered by the Tribal Council, as directed.

  8. Confer with the Lead Prosecutor and Executive Director of Children and Family Services making referrals for the transfer of cases that may be prosecuted in the Choctaw Nation District Court.

  9. Prepare legal notices and pleadings in juvenile, deprived, and criminal actions as may be needed.

  10. Prepare and litigated civil forfeiture actions.

  11. Provide training as needed to Tribal Police and ICW.

  12. Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

MINIMUM

  • Juris Doctorate from accredited law school

  • Licensed to practice law by a State within the United States

  • Experience with criminal, juvenile, and/or deprived case procedures.

  • Application of professional knowledge and ability by possessing strong judgment and evaluation skills

  • 2 years of experience as a prosecuting attorney, public defender, and/or tribal attorney general position

  • Courtroom experience

TARGET

  • Juris Doctorate from accredited law school

  • Licensed to practice law by a State within the United States

  • Strong background in juvenile and/or deprived procedures

  • Application of professional knowledge and ability by possessing strong judgment and evaluation skills

  • 5 years of experience as a prosecuting attorney and/or tribal attorney general position

  • Jury trial experience in felony, misdemeanor and/or delinquent or deprived cases

  • Tribal Court experience

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Primary Location OK-Durant

Work Locations Durant HQ 1802 Chukka Hina Durant 74701

Organization Legal

Schedule Regular

Full-time

Day Job

Req ID: 21009349

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