Assistant County Attorney

JOB POSTING

The Burleson County Attorney’s Office in Caldwell, Texas has a full-time job opening for:

ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY

PROSECUTOR

The job duties include: Performing legal work necessary to effectively represent Burleson County in Misdemeanor, Justice of the Peace matters, and felonies including:

  • Case intake – review and determine legal sufficiency of cases;
  • Work with law enforcement when additional documentation may be needed;
  • Attend dockets, additional court hearings, and plea bargain negotiations;
  • Review files for completeness and research current case law;
  • Investigation and preparation for trial, including interviewing witnesses, working with victims, and processing subpoenas;
  • Respond promptly to Court personnel, attorneys, law enforcement and victims as to status of cases

The hours are Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00.  The position will begin Summer 2022. 

Starting Salary: $65,000, full county benefits including paid health insurance for employee, CLE, State Bar dues, paid holidays and vacation and retirement program

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Juris Doctorate degree from accredited law school;
  • Must be currently licensed by the State Bar of Texas to practice law and in good standing;
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check; Clean drug test required at hiring
  • Ability to multi-task and take initiative on projects with little supervision;
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills and overall attention to detail;
  • Strong calendaring skills;
  • Well organized and able to prioritize in a fast paced environment; must be able to multi-task, possess excellent communication skills (written and oral) and be able to work in a team environment.

Interested candidates may send their resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

Or you may apply in person at: the Burleson County Treasurer’s office or print an application from the county website at: co.burleson.tx.us and file it with the County Treasurer’s Office.  Please include a cover letter and resume if submitting an application.

Posting date: 03/23/2022

Closing date:   when position is filled