Assistant District Attorney

Location: Hempstead, Texas
Employer: Waller County Criminal District Attorney’s Office
Salary: $65,000.00 per year with other benefits

The Office of the Criminal District Attorney of Waller County, Texas is currently accepting applications for the position of an Assistant District Attorney for the civil division with some criminal responsibilities.

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. Applicants are preferred to have a minimum of one year or more experience as an attorney.  Applicants must possess and maintain a valid TX driver’s license. Applicants must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook as well as to become proficient in the use of software used by the office for trial preparation and recordkeeping.

General responsibilities (among others not listed) include prosecution in justice of the peace courts, county nuisance abatement/prosecution, environmental enforcement, permit enforcement, and other civil duties as assigned by the Civil Division Chief. Assistance to the criminal division will be assigned from time to time.

The salary for this position shall start at $61,800.00 per year with other benefits as a salaried employee of Waller County.  All bar dues and approved CLE costs are paid by the office.  Our office is a close-knit office of 9 attorneys, 6 legal assistants and 3 investigators all of whom take great pride in what we do.  A good attitude and the ability to work well with others are mandatory requirements.  Applicants must be motivated individuals with a desire to improve the quality of life for Waller County citizens. 

How to apply

Applicants are requested to submit an employment application (, cover letter, a resume, and at least three letters of reference. 

These items may be submitted by email to [email protected]  

Please send all requested items together and not piecemeal. Not all applicants will be interviewed or contacted.

The position is available April 8, 2019.