Assistant County Attorney

HENDERSON COUNTY
ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY POSITION

The Henderson County Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for an Assistant County Attorney. All applicants must be licensed to practice law in Texas with one to two years prior experience preferred.

Duties will primarily be the prosecution of Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS or commonly known as Child Protective Services) cases.  Will be responsible for managing DFPS case load, including managing dockets, preparing necessary pleadings, motions, discovery, court orders, and communicating and working with DFPS staff.  We are looking for an individual who is a team player and has a “whatever it takes” attitude.  Our attorneys are cross trained in all areas of responsibility of the office including, misdemeanor and juvenile prosecution, freedom of information act requests, representing the state in mental commitment hearings, and preparation of bond forfeiture cases.  Prior experience as a prosecutor helpful but not necessary.   

Starting Salary:  $68,000 plus county benefits.

Resume may be sent to County Attorney, Clint Davis, 100 East Tyler Street, Room 100, Athens, Texas 75751.  Application must consist of  a cover letter and resume and a minimum of three (3) references.  Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.

WE CONSIDER APPLICANTS FOR ALL POSITIONS WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, MARITAL OR VETERAN STATUS, THE PRESENCE OF A NON-JOB-RELATED MEDICAL CONDITION OR HANDICAP, OR ANY OTHER LEGALLY PROTECTED STATUS.