CHEROKEE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
POSITION TITLE: Assistant District Attorney
OPENING: January 2021
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Salary between $58,000 – $62,000
Employee Health and Life Insurance
Retirement plan with employer matching
Paid by Employer – State Bar Dues, CLE training and travel
Responsibilities include all aspects of felony cases from preparation to sentencing. Other responsibilities include asset forfeitures, appeals briefs, mental procedures, open records request, bond forfeitures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES ARE:
Screening of criminal cases from, grand jury presentation, trial proceedings and appeal
Conducts Legal Research for Appeal Brief preparation and drafting of legal instruments used in prosecution of the case
Possess strong work ethic and self-motivation
Attends docket calls, conducts plea bargain negotiations, and trial preparations
Assists law enforcement with warrants, subpoenas, and elements of crime
Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas. Trial experience preferred.
To be considered for the position, please submit your completed application (available online at http://www.co.cherokee.tx.us/ips/cms/download_forms/index.html)
Elmer C. Beckworth, Jr.
Cherokee County District Attorney
PO Box 450
Rusk, TX 75785
The Cherokee County District Attorney’s Office is an equal opportunity employer.