Position: Assistant County Attorney
Department: Chambers County Attorney’s Office
Location: Anahuac, Texas
Salary: $69,500-$85,000 annually (contingent upon experience), plus benefits
Supervisor: County Attorney
The Chambers County Attorney’s Office is accepting applications to fill an Assistant County Attorney position, with an available start date of September 5, 2023.
The primary responsibility for this position will include the prosecution of Class A, B, and C misdemeanors. Additionally, the individual selected for this position will be responsible for providing legal counsel regarding the Public Information Act.
Duties and Responsibilities
Evaluate misdemeanor cases, make charging decisions, prepare legal documents, negotiate plea offers, and attend misdemeanor dockets.
Prepare cases for jury and/or bench trials, including pretrial motions, interviewing witnesses, and preparing jury charges.
Review motions and attend hearings for requests for Occupational Driver’s Licenses.
Review requests made under the Public Information Act and draft documents and notices related to those requests.
Request opinions from the Office of the Attorney General pertaining to Public Information Act requests.
Advise county departments regarding requests made under the Public Information Act.
Perform other related work as assigned.
-Juris Doctorate (JD) degree
-Licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and be a member of good standing of the State Bar of Texas
-Knowledge of Texas Local Government Code
-Basic knowledge of criminal law, procedure, and rules of evidence
-Must pass a pre-employment physical exam and drug test paid for by Chambers County
-Must be able to pass a thorough background investigation conducted by Chambers County
Please send resumes by e-mail to: [email protected]
(Please include a County Employment Application, found at https://www.co.chambers.tx.us/page/employment)
CHAMBERS COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER THAT DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, AGE, SEX, RELIGION, DISABILITY, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN.