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Job Posting - Linn County Deputy District Attorney


Deputy District Attorneys in Linn County benefit from a firmly established collaborative workplace environment and enjoy a strong working relationship with the local defense consortium and the Circuit Court.


  • Prosecute criminal cases on behalf of the people of the state of Oregon in Linn County
  • Manage an assigned caseload, including, but not limited to preparing for and appearing at grand jury, arraignments, hearings, motions, trials sentencing, etc., in circuit court
  • Participate in litigation unit meetings prepared to discuss cases, receive input and offer advice and assistance.

Download the full job description here.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Must hold a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from an accredited law school.
  • Must be a member in good standing of the Oregon State Bar Association or sitting for the Oregon State Bar Exam in July.
  • Ability to analyze facts, evidence and precedents and to arrive at logical conclusions.
  • Ability to set forth findings of fact and decision in concise written form.
  • Ability to appear effectively before a trial court.
  • Ability to interpret and implement legal analysis.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Observe and analyze extremely graphic and disturbing crime scenes and evidence.
  • Deal tactfully with the public.
  • Work with and respond appropriately to highly agitated and threatening people.
  • Possess good judgment and organization skills.
  • Comprehend and follow complex instructions.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with the ability to persuasively present facts to judges and juries.

See full list of qualifications here.

Closing Date

  • July 13, 2018, or until a sufficient number of qualified applicants have applied.


Applicants must submit the following:

Please submit application materials to:

Linn County District Attorney’s Office
Attn: Dena Barawis
PO Box 100
Albany, OR 97321
Fax: 541-928-3501
Email: dbarawis@co.linn.or.us

Anyone who qualifies for Veterans’ Preference in Public Employment provided for in OAR 839-006-0435, please provide proper certification (OAR 839-006-0465) with your application.

Download the application form at the Linn County Web Page: http://www.co.linn.or.us .

Linn County is an equal opportunity employer.

Click here to download the full Job Announcement.