Assistant County and District Attorney

EMPLOYER:  LIMESTONE COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

LOCATION:   GROESBECK, TEXAS

POSITION:     ASSISTANT COUNTY & DISTRICT ATTORNEY

OPENING: MARCH 1st, 2017

DUTIES MAY INCLUDE:

            1.         Prosecution of misdemeanor and felony criminal cases (from crime scene through appeal) in District, County & JP Courts, Family Law (Protective Orders), and Juvenile cases

            2.         Asset forfeitures

            3.         Grand Jury presentations

            4.         Intake and screening of cases

            5.         Advising law enforcement officers

            6.         Interaction with witnesses, victims, citizens’ groups and private individuals

            7.         Representation of CPS and other state agencies

            8.         Bond forfeitures

            9.         Appeals

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

            1.         Licensed to practice law in Texas

            2.         Pass criminal background check

            3.         Prosecutorial and trial experience is a plus

            4.         Good standing with the State Bar of Texas

            5.         Knowledge of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Trial Practice in Texas

            6.         Ability to work in an office environment and interact effectively with others

SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE.  Any applicant must also be a self-starter, organized, hard-working, and able to manage a substantial case load as well as being prepared to engage in jury trials immediately.

Please send resume and list of references to:

Roy DeFriend

County & District Attorney

email: roy.defriend@co.limestone.tx.us

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Selected candidates will be contacted by phone for interviews. EOE. Salary based on experience and qualifications.