Assistant County Attorney

Freestone County Attorney’s Office

POSITION

Assistant County Attorney — Felony and Misdemeanor

The Freestone County Attorney’s office is currently accepting applications for a full-time Assistant County Attorney for a position to become available June 17th.

JOB DUTIES/REQUIREMENTS

Perform all duties as assigned which will involve any of the matters for which the office is responsible, including all aspects of felony and misdemeanor criminal prosecution from intake to trial and all aspects of juvenile prosecution.  The assignments can also include protective orders and appeals.  The individual will regularly interact with law enforcement.  Requirement: Doctor of Jurisprudence from an accredited law school, licensed by and in good standing with the State Bar of Texas

SALARY/BENEFITS

$55,000/yr with ability to supplement depending on experience. Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave, Retirement, and Insurance pursuant to Freestone County Personnel Policy guidelines.  Paid CLE, State Bar dues, and membership in TDCAA.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in criminal law is preferred as well as the desire to learn the civil aspects that are included with responsibilities of the office.  The applicant must dependable with good interpersonal skills to deal with co-workers, victims, law enforcement, court personnel, witnesses, and elected officials.  The selected candidate must be able to perform the functions of the job. 

ABOUT US

Freestone County is centrally located on I-45 between Dallas and Houston with an approximate population of 20,000 residents.  The office has 1 full-time assistant, 2 paralegals, 1 investigator, and 1 victim coordinator.  The office prosecutes misdemeanors in all Freestone County Justice Courts and the Freestone County Court and felonies in District Court.  The office also handles juveniles and protective orders.         

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit a resume and a Freestone County Employment Application via email to Freestone County Attorney Brian Evans at [email protected], by mail to 110 S. Keechi, Fairfield, Texas 75840, or via fax to (903) 389-5289.  Applications may be downloaded from the Freestone County, Texas website at www.co.freestone.tx.us under Employment Opportunities.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.