Core Values
Invested in Serving
Devoted to positively impacting our communities

Better Together
Inspire unity by promoting collaboration, trust and respect

Create Progress
Encourage growth through innovation to advance and succeed

Support Through Compassion
Prioritize one another through communication, inclusion and transparency to bolster our community

Key Responsibilities:
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
  • Reviews police agency referrals and makes appropriate charging decisions.
  • Prepares cases for prosecution and resolution.
  • Drafts criminal complaints and other legal documents as requested by attorney staff.
  • Assists prosecutors in case preparation and resolution.
  • Represents the State of Wisconsin in court as Public Service Special Prosecutor.
  • Researches issues of law and prepares memorandums, motions, and briefs.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance, works overtime/extra hours as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education/Certifications/Experience Requirements
  • Law degree from accredited law school.
  • Wisconsin Bar Association membership desirable.

Required or Preferred Skills
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to operate a variety of office equipment including computer, telephone, and dictaphone.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal instruction, showing good judgment.
  • Knowledge of criminal law and judicial procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of research techniques.

Mathematical Ability
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, calculate decimals and percents, and make use of the principles of descriptive statistics.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret a variety of documents including case files, motions, legal briefs, investigative reports, case law, statute books, administrative codes, etc.
  • Ability to prepare a variety of documents including decisions, jury instructions, special verdicts, legal memoranda, and court orders.
  • Ability to use and interpret legal terminology.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Judges, attorneys, County personnel, and the general public verbally and in writing.