Employment Opportunities


Northwestern District Attorney - Job Posting

Date:                           July, 2019

Position Title:             Assistant District Attorney – District Court

Main functions:

The Northwestern District Attorney’s Office is seeking an Assistant District Attorney to prosecute misdemeanor and felony cases in the District Courts in Hampshire and Franklin Counties.


  • Perform all of the legal functions related to the prosecution of cases in the District Courts including handling arraignments, bail requests, pre-trial conferences, and evidentiary and non-evidentiary motion hearings; prepare cases for bench and jury trials including preparing witness lists, responding to discovery requests, and interviewing witnesses; trying cases in both the bench and jury sessions.
  • Participate in community outreach programs as assigned by the District Attorney;


Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a prosecutor or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the core functions of the position.  Strong analytical, organizational, time management, writing and trial advocacy skills are essential.  This position also requires an individual who is able to work collaboratively with others and who is highly motivated to work in the public interest.

Salary: $58,000 - $65,000 plus medical and other employee benefits.

Applicants must submit a NWDA Employment Application Form located below, a cover letter and resume to martha.murphy.kane@state.ma.us.  

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled.