Assistant County Attorney

The Gonzales County Attorney’s Office has an opening for a felony prosecutor to serve as an Assistant County Attorney.  The ideal candidate will be someone who has prosecution experience, a quick learner, possesses a strong work ethic, is willing and able to go to trial, and a team player.  The Assistant County Attorney will be responsible for the prosecution of state jail felonies and third degree felonies, but will be called upon to assist on misdemeanor and higher level felonies as needed.  Additionally, the Assistant County Attorney will be responsible for newly assigned cases from intake through appeal, contested hearings on motions, reviewing and evaluating files currently pending in the office, and will be responsible for trial preparation and presentation of assigned cases.  Other duties could be assigned.  The successful candidate would be expected to work closely with law enforcement, contact victims, negotiate pleas, try appropriate cases to jury verdicts, and write appeals when necessary. 

Base pay for this position is $80,000 to $85,000, but final pay will be based on qualifications and experience.  Applicants must be licensed and in good standing with the State Bar of Texas.  The position includes paid health insurance, retirement benefits through TDCRS, paid Bar Dues, and CLE. 

Position will be available beginning February 8, 2023.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Please submit resume, cover letter, and references to:

Katherine Harkey

Office Manager

Gonzales County Attorney’s Office

[email protected]