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TITLE:  Assistant State Attorney – Legal Division

Position Overview:

We currently have openings in the Legal Division. The Legal Division of the Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office provides pretrial and trial support for the Assistant State Attorneys in the office.

The Job Responsibilities are: 

Responsibilities include researching and providing legal authority support for assistants in court; writing motions on investigative, pretrial and trial issues; handling post-conviction motions and extradition issues; reviewing court rulings for potential appeals; and oral argument on motions and attending trials of complex cases to assist trial prosecutors when assigned. Training will be provided as necessary for extraditions and related matters.  

The Minimum Requirements are:

Minimum 3 years of extensive criminal experience required, with appellate experience preferred as excellent writing skills are necessary.  Membership in the Florida Bar is also required.  

Starting Annual Salary:

Salary will be commensurate with experience.  This position comes with an excellent benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, vacation time, sick time, and retirement plans.

Please submit your resume, writing sample, and salary requirement via email at or U.S. mail to:

Christine Zahralban
Deputy Chief Assistant State Attorney- Legal Division
1350 N.W. 12 Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
(305) 547-0860

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State Attorney’s Office reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement or to withdraw the announcement without prior written or other notice.  All information provided by applicants is subject to verification and background investigation.  False statements or omission of information on any application materials may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed. Insurance benefits, vacation package and Florida Retirement System Pension benefits are offered with this position.

Internal and External Candidates will be considered
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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