The State's Attorney's Office is charged with serving the interests of the residents of Prince George's County, Maryland. Serving nearly one million residents, the Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office protects the community through the prosecution of criminal matters. Our team is committed to fulfilling our mission with a thoughtful and impartial application of the law. We reaffirm the standards set by law-abiding residents to ensure that safe and productive communities thrive within Prince George's County, Maryland.

The Prince George's County Office of the State's Attorney has openings for Experienced Assistant State's Attorneys (ASA) for the Homicide Unit. These are exempt positions, meaning the Assistant State's Attorney is a political appointment and serves at the pleasure of the State's Attorney. Positions may be paid from the general fund and/or limited-term-grant fund.

Typical Duties:
The State's Attorney's Office is looking to fill vacancies for Experienced Assistant State's Attorneys (ASA) for the Homicide Unit. The Homicide Unit is based on a vertical prosecution model, where assistant state's attorneys are assigned investigations at the same time law enforcement is notified of a homicide and are responsible for all phases of a prosecution. The candidates selected must be familiar with and able to effectively apply criminal statues, rules, and case law to advise law enforcement, make charging decisions, and navigate all stages of litigation in serious and complex cases. The ASA must be able to confidently, and gracefully handle the demands of a fast paced and high-volume unit.

Minimum Qualification for Candidates:
Candidates must have graduated from an accredited law school and be eligible to practice law in the State of Maryland. Additionally, candidates must have a minimum four (4) years of criminal litigation experience with Homicide cases.