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Champaign County
The Champaign County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office seeks a full-time assistant prosecuting attorney. The successful candidate must be licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio and will primarily be responsible for handling juvenile and adult felony dockets.  The ability to work independently and familiarity with Ohio law is necessary. A trial attorney with one or more years experience is preferred but not required. This is NOT the job for the faint of heart. This is a position where the successful candidate will be challenged intellectually and emotionally. The successful candidate will have an immediate case load and will be working closely with law enforcement, victims of crime, defense attorneys and court personnel in a collegial environment. Long hours and excellence in work product should be expected. A motivated individual with a desire to spend their days in the courtroom and their evenings preparing for trial should apply.  Excellent research and writing skills is a MUST. Additionally, oral advocacy skills and the ability to communicate effectively are a MUST. Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits are provided including health insurance, retirement and paid vacation. Send or e-mail cover letter, resume, writing sample and references to:
Assistant Prosecutor Benjamin Hoskinson, Assistant Prosecutor
200 North Main Street
Urbana, Ohio 43078

Posted 11/16/2017


Fairfield County
The Fairfield County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking applicants for a full-time assistant prosecutor position in the grand jury unit of the adult felony division. Primary duties for the position include reviewing police investigations for criminal charges and presentation to the grand jury, with an opportunity for some trial work if desired. Experience in criminal prosecution is preferred but not required. Salary commensurate with experience with full government benefits package. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis upon receipt. Salary commensurate with experience. Applicant must be a licensed Ohio attorney in good standing. Prior experience in criminal prosecution is preferred but not required. Candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Office software (i.e., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Experience with Matrix case management software a plus. Primary assignment will be in the grand jury unit reviewing and preparing law enforcement investigations for presentation to the grand jury. Applicants must be flexible to adjusting job duties and/or practice areas as required to meet the operational needs of the office. This is a full-time position and no private practice is allowed. Position offers full government benefits including OPERS pension; medical, dental and vision insurance (with optional life and disability); paid sick and vacation leave as provided by Ohio law; and paid holidays and personal leave as set by the Board of County Commissioners. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis upon receipt. Applications must be received by January 26, 2018 in order to be considered. Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:
Fairfield County Prosecuting Attorney
Attn: Lynette Barnhart
239 West Main Street, Suite 101
Lancaster, OH 43130

Posted 1/5/2018


Licking County
Licking county is seeking an assistant prosecutor for the juvenile division. Experience preferred, but not required. Send cover letter and resume to:
Licking County Prosecutor’s Office
20 S. Second Street, 4th Floor
Attn:  Debbie Bickle

Posted 5/31/2017


Putnam County
The Putnam County Prosecutor's Office is seeking a full-time Assistant Prosecutor to handle felony prosecutions including appeals.  Prior trial experience is required.  The successful candidate will have an immediate caseload and will also provide support in the misdemeanor and juvenile courts from time to time. Candidates should be a licensed attorney in good standing with the Ohio Supreme Court and be a motivated  individual with a desire to spend their days in the courtroom. Excellent research and  writing skills along with strong trial advocacy skills will be required.  No private practice will be permitted. Compensation for the position will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and skill set and include full county benefits as well as OPERS.  Interested applicants should send their resume, cover letter, references and writing sample to:
Gary L. Lammers
Putnam County Prosecuting Attorney
336 E. Main Street
Ottawa, OH 45875
or electronically to gary.lammers@putnamcountyohio.gov

Posted 11/20/2017


Shelby County
The Shelby County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. The successful candidate will manage the office’s Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency docket, however, he or she may also be assigned tasks from other dockets or divisions. Applicants must possess a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and an active Ohio law license in good standing.  The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience, plus benefits (including medical and OPERS).  The successful candidate will also be permitted to engage in the private practice of law. Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis as this position is currently open. Anyone interested in applying for this position should send via e-mail a resume and brief writing sample to:
Timothy S. Sell
Shelby County Prosecutor

Posted 5/15/2017


Summit County
Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh will be scheduling interviews for a Felony Division Courtroom prosecutor position and an Appellate prosecutor position.  Jury trial and Oral Argument experience is preferred.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.  Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to:
Chief Counsel Brad Gessner
Summit County Prosecutor’s Office
53 University Avenue
Akron, Ohio 44308
or email to: gessner@prosecutor.summitoh.net

Posted 11/22/2017



The links below are to resumes received by the OPAA. Linking to the resumes does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the Association.

Kelsey Riffle - Recommended by Guernsey County Prosecutor Joel Blue
Posted 1/9/2018

Matthew J. Albright - Paralegal. Recommended by Stark Count Prosecutor John Ferrero
Posted 5/5/2017

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