City of Boise Attorney I - Criminal in Boise, Idaho

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Represents the City of Boise at all levels of the criminal process, including arraignments, pre-trial conferences, motion hearings, bench and jury trials, post-sentencing hearings and appeals. Administers a significant number of misdemeanor criminal and civil infraction cases. (40%)

Prepares files for court and reviews criminal case files. Conducts criminal background check and driver's license status for defendants. Evaluates strengths and weaknesses of each case. Develops an offer of settlement and negotiates a resolution. Communicates with pro se defendants, defense attorneys, victims, victim witness coordinators, witnesses, police officers, judges, and clerks in a timely manner. Prepares unresolved cases for trial. Assigns tasks to support staff and successive attorneys as part of case preparation. (40%)

Researches and writes memoranda and briefs on various criminal issues. Responds to various defense motions on behalf of the City. Responds to inquiries from public or stakeholders in the criminal justice system. (20%)

Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Total Percentage = 100%