Assistant District Attorney

Court Chief-County Court at Law

The Van Zandt County District Attorney’s Office (Canton) currently has an opening for a court chief assigned to our County Court at Law.  This court has both misdemeanor and felony jurisdiction.  Traditionally all misdemeanors as well as state jail and third degree felonies are filed here.  We prefer applicants with misdemeanor trial experience.  Responsibilities will include handling all aspects of misdemeanor prosecution with co-counsel assigned to the court and handling felonies as assigned by the elected.  

We pride ourselves on our unique office environment.  We are a group of prosecutors and support staff who work hard to serve Van Zandt County but also enjoy  a camaraderie that stems from our commitment to excellence and teamwork.  Van Zandt County is a rural population with a high percentage of agricultural land.  The population is approximately 59,000, and is about an hour east of Dallas.  The office has six attorneys including the elected and seven support staff.  

License to practice law in the State of Texas is required.  Must be able to pass back ground check and drug screen.  Salary commensurate with experience and competitive for the region.

Send resume to [email protected].