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Job Details - Prosecuting Attorney
Salt Lake County DA
Salt Lake City, UT
$72,235.00 - $134,291.00 per Year
Education Level:
J. D.
Job Information
Position Description:

The Prosecuting Attorney position performs responsible and complex prosecutions for the Justice Division of the District Attorney's Office at the highest skill level. Works independently and applies professional judgment and skill in the preparation and presentation of cases. Monitors the legal work of less senior attorneys and other District Attorney staff. Demonstrates advanced and broad knowledge of criminal law. Work is performed in accordance with general policies and is reviewed by the District Attorney, Chief Deputy District Attorney, and/or their designee.


Graduation from a recognized college of law with a Juris Doctor (JD).

Member in good standing with the Utah State Bar Association or other state bar association with the ability to become a member of the Utah State Bar Association on the first day work.

Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must successfully pass an initial criminal background check as well as every two years thereafter and continuously meet the requirements of the Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI).

Grade 17

Entry positions require between zero (0) and eight (8) years of full-time paid employment in the practice of law.

Grade 18

A minimum of eight (8) years of full-time paid employment in the practice of law. Employment as a full-time paid judicial clerk in a court of record or appellate court may be credited as full-time legal employment.

Required Experience:

The Salt Lake County District Attorney is currently hiring attorneys under an open recruitment. Preference will be given to applicants with 5+ years of prosecution experience and with felony jury trials any of the following areas: homicide prosecution; special victim's prosecution; white collar fraud prosecution; gang and/or organized crime prosecution. Utah Bar License is required. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information
Lisa Ashman
Salt Lake County DA
Email Address:
How To Apply