Ohio State Bar Association

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (Civil Division)

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Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office
Cleveland, Ohio
25 days ago


FUNCTION:  Civil Assistant Prosecutors represent Cuyahoga County boards, commissions, officials, officers, and employees in civil matters, including but not limited to litigation and transactional matters.


  • Represent and advise the County, its elected officials and various departments, agencies, boards and commissions of Cuyahoga County;
  • Handle select civil litigation in actions for alleged civil rights violations; civil tort actions; contract disputes; and labor and employment matters;
  • Provide legal advice to County officials, boards and commissions on all legal matters affecting county government, including general legal compliance, labor and employment matters, land acquisition and sales, contract negotiation;
  • Represent county officials, county agencies, and county employees in specialized litigation;
  • Advise and represent boards of township trustees on wide variety of matters, including land use and zoning matters; and
  • Perform all other duties assigned, delegated or required of the Assistant Prosecuting Attorney as well as those prescribed by law.


  • Must be available to meet and work outside the normal working hours for trial preparation;
  • Preferred experience representing local governments.
  • Preferred five (5) years of experience in handling transactional matters.
  • Must possess excellent research and writing skills and requisite understanding of relevant law and regulations;
  • Must possess qualities of fairness, a strong work ethic, have the highest integrity; and must also maintain the confidentiality of law enforcement and investigatory records and other confidential information;
  • Conduct business in accordance with federal statutes and guidelines, the Ohio Revised Code, and the Ohio Administrative Code.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Upload a letter of interest including your e-mail address, resume, and three professional references via the online application process at: 



REQUIREMENTS:  Juris Doctorate; licensed and in good standing to practice law in the State of Ohio.  Preferred candidates will have a minimum of five (5) years of experience handling civil matters. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57574587
  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Position Title: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney (Civil Division)
  • Company Name: Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office
  • Job Function: In-house Staff Attorney
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Juris Doctor
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: None
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