Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

Careers & Training

The Office is seeking a Paralegal/Drug Treatment Court Coordinator to assist with Drug Treatment Court cases adjudicated in Baltimore City Circuit Court. The duty station for this position is 120 E. Baltimore Street in Baltimore.

Job Description:

  • Prepare weekly dockets
  • Begin initial screening and vetting process for potential candidates
  • Schedule drug court plea in dates and review hearings for felony narcotics, misdemeanor, and VOP referrals
  • Schedule candidates for health and addiction assessments and receive assessment reports
  • Research criminal records and present cases
  • Create initial files for potential candidates
  • Make recommendations for drug court candidates
  • Assist prosecutor in the vetting and selection process
  • Prepare legal documents such as plea agreements, motions, subpoenas, memoranda, orders, and correspondences
  • Maintain Drug Court spreadsheets
  • Create monthly statistical reports
  • Create, maintain, and manage relevant databases and files
  • Send emails to ASA’s for upcoming arraignment dates for potential drug court candidates
  • Conduct monthly research on overdose fatality review victims for Overdose Fatality Review (OFR) Board meetings
  • Attend OFR Board meetings
  • Attend Fentanyl Task Force Meetings
  • Attend BHS Criminal Justice Committee Meeting
  • Give DTC Trainings occasionally
  • Assist with the development of Drug Court procedures
  • Organize and assist with Drug Court graduations
  • Liaison with the Department of Parole and Probation, Assistant Public

Defenders, Assistant State's Attorneys, Pre-Trial Services, Judiciary, private attorneys, case managers, and assessors

  • Attend and participate in quarterly DTC advisory meetings with DTC Judges, the Department of Parole and Probation, Public Defender's Office and BSAS.
  • Run rap sheets, SOPC, and chemical analysis reports for Drug Court prosecutor

Requirements:

Applicants are required to possess an Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies from an accredited college or university and three years of experience performing legal work.

The ability to work in a high pressured environment is essential.

Applicants who are under final consideration for appointment to this position will have to undergo drug testing as well as authorize the release of criminal conviction information from the Maryland State Police.

Salary:

$44,858 + benefits.

To Apply:

Applicants should email resumes to Resume (resume@stattorney.org) with a subject reference of Paralegal/Drug Treatment Court by Friday, September 29, 2017. In the body of your transmittal email, please also indicate Paralegal/Drug Treatment Court (Circuit Court) as the position for which you are applying.

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