Assistant Criminal District Attorney – Misdemeanor

The Anderson County Criminal District Attorney’s office is seeking a full time Assistant Criminal District Attorney for misdemeanors with the position starting immediately.  Base salary is $69,500. The job entails prosecuting misdemeanor cases in 4 JP courts, County Court, and County Court at Law. The position consists of case evaluation, plea negotiations, investigations, trial, bond forfeiture, asset seizure, juvenile cases, and advising law enforcement, among other general misdemeanor duties. 

Applicants must have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited Law School.  Licensed applicants are preferred, but those awaiting Texas Bar results are welcome to apply. The applicant must be able to multi- task, be an effective communicator, work well with others and be self-disciplined. Salary includes all county benefits including insurance and retirement.  State bar dues and CLE’s are provided.

Anderson County (Palestine, TX county seat) is located in East Texas approximately 45 minutes Southwest of Tyler,  2 hours Southeast of Dallas and 3 hours Northeast of Houston.

Experience in criminal law is preferred through previous employment or an internship, but is not required to apply.

Please send resumes to:

Christie Parrish, Officer Manager:   [email protected]


Anderson County Crim. District Office

c/o Christie Parrish

500 N. Church St. Rm 38

Palestine, Texas 75801