Assistant City Attorney– Municipal Prosecution

The Dallas City Attorney’s Municipal Prosecution Section is seeking an energetic, self- motivated attorney licensed to practice in Texas and in good standing with the Texas Bar to fill a full-time position. The Prosecution Section is responsible for the criminal prosecution of Class C misdemeanors and violations of municipal ordinances in the Dallas Municipal Court. Class C misdemeanors include traffic violations, assault, disorderly conduct, public intoxication, and theft, among others.

The Prosecution Section also represents the City of Dallas in the following civil proceedings: Administrative adjudications in the hearing officer’s court, dangerous dog appeals, parking appeals, stormwater proceedings, and bond forfeitures.

Applicants must possess excellent oral and written communication skills as well as a collaborative, problem solving mindset. Applicants must be currently licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and have at least one year of experience practicing law in Texas.

Salary is commensurate with experience. The City’s comprehensive benefits package comes with the position. This position is exempt from the provisions applicable to civil service, pursuant to Chapter XVI, Section 9 of the Dallas City Charter. Details concerning the Dallas City Attorney’s Office are available at

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, a writing sample of no more than 10 pages, and three references to the contact information provided.

No phone calls, please