Assistant District Attorney

The District Attorney of Angelina County, Texas is currently accepting applications for three positions as Assistant District Attorney.  Responsibilities will involve all aspects of felony prosecution from intake through appeal, as well as asset forfeiture, open records and bond forfeiture. One of these positions is funded by a grant for violence against women, and is therefore dependent on the grant being renewed each year.   One position is newly created and budgeted by the county. The other position is a vacancy.

The Angelina County District Attorney’s Office is a six-attorney office (expanding to eight with the grant positions) with six support staff (expanding to nine) serving a county of approximately 85,000.  The county seat is Lufkin.  We have several active law enforcement agencies that file approximately 1,000 felonies per year.

The salary is $70-75,000, depending on experience and qualifications.  Angelina County provides retirement, insurance, bar dues and MCLE plus vacation, sick leave and government holidays.  Candidates must have a J.D. from an accredited law school, must be licensed to practice law in the State of Texas, and must be in good standing with the State Bar.   Prior prosecution experience is strongly preferred, but other candidates may be considered.  Applicants must possess and maintain a valid Texas driver’s license.  Applicant must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

The positions will remain open until filled.

Please email your resume to the address below.  Not all applicants will be contacted or interviewed.  For those selected, interviews will take place in in late December, 2019 to January, 2020.  Applicants should be prepared to begin employment within two weeks of the hiring decision.