Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor Position

The Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference is seeking a licensed attorney to fill a role as a Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor.

This position requires a licensed attorney with substantial experience in DUI Prosecution to fill a staff attorney (Assistant District Attorney) Position working at the statewide or Conference Level. Applicants must pass a thorough background check during the selection process.

This Position reports to the Education and Training Director.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

(Within the parameters of the TN Highway Safety Office Grant)

  • Assist in the implementation of the Tennessee District Attorney’s General training program, with an emphasis on the prosecution of drunk driving and vehicular homicide cases;
  • Assist in the traffic safety training program of the Tennessee Highway Patrol;
  • Serve as a liaison to the Tennessee Highway Patrol and the District Attorney’s General Conference and the Tennessee Highway Safety Office;
  • Assist in the training program of the Tennessee Highway Safety Office with an emphasis on Field Sobriety Test classes;
  • Serve as a consultant for prosecutors and law enforcement officers on traffic safety issues;
  • Serve as special counsel or in an advisory capacity at trial in DUI related cases that will potentially cause a significant impact in Tennessee law;
  • Assist in writing and/or updating the DUI manual for prosecutors;
  • Provide articles for the DUI News and other publications; Participate in state and national traffic safety conferences to remain current on the latest knowledge and issues in traffic safety.
  • Assist with writing yearly grant renewal and submitting quarterly reports.

Accepting applications through October 31, 2017.

TSRP Position.pdf