Assistant County and District Attorney

The Lamar County and District Attorney’s Office is seeking applications for a full time misdemeanor and CPS prosecutor position.  The selected candidate will handle all aspects of misdemeanor prosecution including case intake, plea negotiations, jury/bench trials, and probation revocation hearings.  The candidate will also handle part of the office’s CPS caseload.  Though classified as a misdemeanor position, the selected candidate will have the opportunity to learn and assist with the office’s busy felony docket.

Our office is located in Paris, TX, approximately 90 miles northeast of the D/FW metro area; Lamar County has an estimated population of 50,000.  Lamar County is an excellent place to live and work, with a nearby lake, historic downtown, and convenient access to both Dallas and Beaver’s Bend, Oklahoma.

  • Salary begins at $55,000, depending on experience.

Benefits include a county retirement plan, health insurance, bar dues, and CLE. 

The position is anticipated to become available in mid-December .  Submit resume and cover letter via email to First Assistant DA Benjamin Kaminar at [email protected].  Candidates may be offered an initial interview via Zoom to accommodate distance, at the office’s discretion.  Recent graduates who passed the July 2022 bar exam are welcome to apply.