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Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Position

If you are looking for a challenge, look no further. The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is one of the largest and busiest in the State, prosecuting over 20% of all felonies and taking 53% of its capital cases to trial (pre-pandemic). We handle a variety of criminal actions from misdemeanors to high profile media cases with unique issues and matters of first impression. Wayne County has also been responsible for groundbreaking legal precedents in the appellate courts. You will gain a heightened understanding of the law, your litigation skills will be enhanced, and you will have access to some of the most brilliant minds in criminal law.


Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check and a negative drug test.


Send cover letter, resume and 3 references to Daryl M. Carson, Chief of Staff at


Support Staff Position

Many staff positions for the Prosecutor's office are listed on the County employment website. To apply for a support staff position, please submit your letter of interest, indicating the position you are applying for along with your resume to County of Wayne - Personnel/Human Resources, Wayne County Building, 600 Randolph, Room 107, Detroit, MI 48226.

Internships, Work-Study, or Externships

The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is an exciting place to learn about the legal system, criminal law, and community service with an emphasis on serving crime victims. Internship opportunities exist for law students with limited openings for undergraduate students as well.Interns are assigned a mentor from our professional staff in one of our divisions. Law students satisfying the requirements of the court rule may be allowed the incredible experience of appearing on the record with the approval of the Court and under the supervision of their mentor. All inquiries or applications for internships, work-study, or externships should be directed to:

Wayne County Prosecutor's Office
Director of Recruiting, Training, and C.L.E.
1441 St. Antoine, Ste. 11
Detroit, Michigan 48226
Ph.: (313) 224-5777
Fax: (313) 967-6822

Statewide Virtual Job Fair - April 28, 2023

Join the Department of Attorney General (DAG) and the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan (PAAM) at the Statewide Virtual Job Fair.

Register Online
  • Learn more about the DAG work areas and discover opportunities. DAG is an "all-are-welcome" office that provides inclusive representation to the People of the State of Michigan.
  • PAAM is a voluntary association of the 83 county prosecutors, the Attorney General, and the U.S. Attorneys serving in Michigan. Join PAAM and the participating prosecuting attorneys to explore a career serving people, families, and communities across the state.

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