City of Los Angeles – Child Sexual Abuse Prosecutor Position.

OPENING: Child Sexual Abuse Prosecutor in the Los Angeles City Attorney Office’s Family Violence Vertical Prosecution Unit (FVU). This position is open to current City Attorney deputies as well as external applicants.

SECTION: FVU is responsible for the citywide, vertical prosecution of priority spouse abuse, child abuse and elder abuse cases. Vertical prosecution entails the handling of each case from filing through trial or other disposition. FVU’s main office is located at Figueroa Plaza, 201 North Figueroa Street, Suite 1300, in downtown Los Angeles.


  1. Prior experience with domestic violence, child physical and sexual abuse and neglect, elder abuse and/or stalking cases, including trial experience;
  2. The ability to critically evaluate cases at each stage of the criminal proceedings;
  3. Excellent oral advocacy and writing skills; and
  4. Licensed to practice law in all courts in the State of California.

APPLICATION AND DEADLINE: Attorneys interested in applying should submit their resume, cover letter, and writing sample, indicating in the subject line, “DCA – FAMILY VIOLENCE UNITCHILD SEXUAL ABUSE (YOUR CALIFORNIA BAR NUMBER)” in ONE (1) PDF FILE via email only to by Thursday, August 15, 2019.