(c)(1) The State's Attorney may appoint a deputy State's Attorney who shall:
(i) serve at the pleasure of the State's Attorney; and
(ii) present cases to the grand jury, sign indictments and criminal informations, and perform other functions necessary to the operation of the office and as directed by the State's Attorney or as authorized by law.
(2) The county commissioners shall set a salary for the deputy State's Attorney that may not exceed the salary of the State's Attorney.
Assistants and investigators
(d) The State's Attorney may:
(1) appoint one or more assistants at salaries that the county commissioners set; and
(2) hire one or more investigators at salaries provided in the county budget.
Private practice of law prohibited
(e) The State's Attorney may not engage in the private practice of law.
Added by Acts 2008, c. 15, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2008. Amended by Acts 2011, c. 61, § 1, eff. April 12 2011; Acts 2017, c. 734, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.