Prosecuting Attorney


Summit County is currently recruiting for full-time Prosecuting Attorney IV. Performs full performance professional legal duties as required to expedite the efficient and effective litigation of juvenile and criminal cases within the county. This position is for a designated Special Victim/Violent Felony prosecutor. Will be “on call” 24/7 for at least one week per month to answer calls from law enforcement. Will manage personal case load assignments and projects; coordinates and cooperates with various county, city, state and federal agencies on special assignments. Prepares writs, subpoenas, warrants, petitions, affidavits, and other legal documents; may assist Chief Prosecuting Attorney and the County Attorney in advising county officials on legal matters; submits regular reports, written or verbal to apprise Chief Prosecuting Attorney and the County Attorney of status of assigned cases. Receives, reviews and screens reports and intake activities on misdemeanor and juvenile cases, etc. from law enforcement agencies within the county.

Minimum Qualifications

Prosecuting Attorney III - Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a college of law with a
juris doctorate degree and 5 years of experience.

Prosecuting Attorney IV – Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from college of law with a juris doctorate degree. A minimum of 7 years of experience with domestic violence sex crimes, child witnesses and aggravated felonies.

Salary Range:

  • Prosecuting Attorney III : $75,699.53 - $106,060.59/annually
  • Prosecuting Attorney IV : $85,022.28 - $119,169.68/annually 

Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Utah (member, in good standing, of the Utah State Bar) and member of Federal Bar of Utah, in good standing.


Summit County is a drug free workplace conducting pre-employment testing.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled - First Review of Applications will be October 30, 2017.

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