Assistant County & District Attorney

Position:          Misdemeanor Division Chief
Employer:       Ellis County & District Attorney’s Office
Location:         Waxahachie, TX

The Ellis County & District Attorney has an opening for its Chief of Misdemeanor Division

Major duties include:

  • Training, educating and supervising misdemeanor prosecutors.
  • Assisting with the development of office practices, and implementing those practices in the misdemeanor division.
  • Carrying a full case load, handling all aspects of misdemeanor prosecution, from initial screening through trial prosecution.
  • Advising and training law enforcement.
  • This position requires a person with a mature disposition and the strength of character to withstand a challenging courtroom environment.
  • Minimum qualifications:  Graduate of an accredited law school, currently licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and in good standing with the State Bar; at least five years’ experience as a prosecutor; substantial trial experience; felony prosecution experience preferred; demonstrated leadership skills.  Must be a team player.
  • The office is located in historic Waxahachie, a growing, energetic, and diverse community located only 30 miles from downtown Dallas and 40 miles from downtown Fort Worth.  Waxahachie offers small-town charm with big-city convenience.

Annual Salary:  $90,962.00

Send resume and cover letter in PDF format via email only to:
Patrick Wilson
Ellis County & District Attorney
109 S. Jackson
Waxahachie, TX 75165
[email protected]