DEPARTMENT: Prosecuting Attorney
LOCATION: Emmet County Building


  • Under the supervision of the Prosecuting Attorney review police reports to authorize or deny warrant requests for criminal prosecution.
  • Represent the State of Michigan in all stages of prosecution for misdemeanor, felony, and probate cases by appearing in District, Circuit, and/or Probate courts from authorization through trial.
  • Interview victims and witnesses.
  • Draft all types of legal pleadings; for example: motions, briefs, stipulations, witness lists, and jury instructions.
  • Prepare and review search warrants.
  • Consult with law enforcement agencies.
  • Any other duties assigned by the prosecuting attorney.
  • Applicant must be proficient in legal research and writing.
  • Case assignments will include, but not limited to, the prosecution of domestic violence and assaultive crimes with the possibility of juvenile delinquency and abuse/neglect cases.

REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school; membership in good standing in the State Bar of Michigan; possession of a valid Michigan Driver’s License; and ability to pass a personal background investigation, including a criminal history check.

SALARY RANGE FOR 2020:$51,835 – $61,397 (This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance.)

PROCESS: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and legal references by attaching them to the employment application or by mailing to the below listed address:
Mail to: Human Resources Department, 200 Division Street, Suite 178, Petoskey, MI 49770

Emmet County, Michigan
200 Division Street, Petoskey MI 49770
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