Assistant District Attorney

286th Judicial District, Hockley and Cochran Counties with the primary office in Levelland, Texas

Job Title: Assistant District Attorney

Major duties include:

  • Reviewing offense reports and witness statements, determining if evidence warrants criminal charges, and preparing charging instruments 
  • Discussing resolution of pending cases with opposing counsel 
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the District Attorney 

Skills Required: 

  • Strong work ethic and commitment to ethical prosecution
  • Ability to manage a large docket as well as effectively correspond with law enforcement, attorneys, witnesses, and crime victims
  • Strong litigation and trial skills
  • Knowledge of the general principles of criminal case administration and methods of criminal justice practice
  • Skill in reviewing and interpreting complex legal issues
  • Skill in screening and preparing cases for presentation to a grand jury
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, other law enforcement agencies, and the public
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs

Education & Experience:  Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.  Applicant must be currently licensed in the State of Texas and be in good standing with the State Bar of Texas.

Salary:  Based on experience with a full benefits package

HOCKLEY COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

If interested, please email a resume to District Attorney Angela Overman at [email protected]