Assistant District Attorney

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

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

Member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas.  Trial experience preferred.

APPLICATION:

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.