Employment

 Link to Currently Available Positions

 

Employment Opportunities in the District Attorney's Office        

 

Assistant District Attorney

 

Assistant district attorneys are state employees in the unclassified service. Wis. Stat. § 230.08 (2) (sg). The district attorney appoints assistant district attorneys in the district attorney's office. At this time, our office is not accepting applications for Assistant District Attorney positions. Please check this site for the announcement as to when we will again accept applications. To apply for a position of assistant district attorney, send a cover letter and resume to Deputy District Attorney Lovell Johnson, Jr., who coordinates legal hiring, at the district attorney's mailing address: Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office, Safety Building, Room 405, 821 West State Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233

Clerical Positions

 

All district attorney clerical positions are in the classified county service, which means that all candidates for employment must be certified for employment by the county Division of Human Resources (DHR). You may request most application packets by calling DHR at 414.278.4143 or you may pick up an application packet at the DHR office in Room 210 of the Milwaukee County Courthouse, 901 North 9th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You also may download an application packet for the clerical position you seek by visiting the job announcement for the position in the Careers Section of the county website at www.county.milwaukee.gov and then clicking on "Get County Job Information."

 

Support Staff Positions

 

District attorney support staff positions, such as investigator, victim/witness advocate, sensitive crimes victim advocate, and paralegal, are county employees in the unclassified service. Wis. Stat. §§ 63.03 (2) (km) & (n). The district attorney appoints all support staff positions in the district attorney's office. To apply for a position of investigator, victim/witness advocate, sensitive crimes victim advocate, paralegal, or other support staff position in the unclassified service, send a cover letter and resume to Deputy District Attorney James J. Martin at the district attorney's mailing address: Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office, Safety Building, Room 405, 821 West State Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233. A college degree is required for appointment as a victim/witness advocate, sensitive crimes victim advocate, or paralegal in the district attorney's office, and Milwaukee County residency is required for all support staff positions in the district attorney's office. 

 

Interns and Volunteers

 

The district attorney's office has few internship programs, and all internships are unpaid. Law students interested in a summer internship, who have completed their second year of law school and can be admitted to practice in circuit court under the supreme court's student practice rules, should send a cover letter and resume to Assistant District Attorney Karen Loebel at the district attorney's mailing address: Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office, Safety Building, Room 405, 821 West State Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233.

 

Persons interested in volunteering to work in the victim/witness waiting room or other areas of the victim/witness services unit should contact Debra Davidoski, the director of the victim/witness services unit, by letter at the district attorney's mailing address, by telephone at 414.278.4650, or by e-mail at Debra.Davidoski@da.wi.gov