Assistant District Attorney

The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office is in search of an attorney to serve as a Assistant District Attorney.  This is a temporary appointment position with an initial term of assignment to be determined but may range for up to one year.  This position may be extended or made permanent without further competition.  

Assignment will vary on experience and immediate CCDAO unit need.  Work Schedule is full time. The CCDAO is comprised of a staff of over a 100+ employees (approximately 40 attorneys), and is responsible for prosecuting all misdemeanor and felony crimes in Cameron County, Texas. Our prosecutors have an experience range between 0 and 30+ years of experience. There are 8 District Courts, 5 County Courts at Law, and 10 Justice Courts in Cameron County, Texas.  

All attorneys (including the District Attorney) have an open door policy and value the opportunity to mentor and teach younger prosecutors.  In addition, all new prosecutors are assigned a senior staff mentor.  

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and completed Cameron County Employment Application to First Assistant DA Edward A. Sandoval, via email to [email protected] or U.S. Mail to 964 E. Harrison St., Brownsville Texas 78520, ATTN Edward Sandoval.  

The Cameron County Employment Application may be accessed via this link: http://www.co.cameron.tx.us/HR/HR-Forms/2016-07_01_Employment_Application_Email_Updated.pdf