Assistant District Attorney – BPU Grant Funded

Position:                                  Assistant District Attorney – BPU Grant Funded

Salary:                                     $110,000, depending upon experience

Job Description:

  • Handle border-related cases, mainly FELONY, from investigation, grand jury, writs, motions, jury and non- jury trials, to appeals
  • Manage all aspects of the BPU Grant           
  • Prepare/manage training for local law enforcement
  • Perform legal research for criminal prosecution.
  • Advise law enforcement on criminal investigations and other legal issues.
  • Conduct legal research on unusual criminal cases.
  • Confer with law enforcement agencies, victims and witnesses in regards to criminal cases.
  • Respond to correspondence from persons requesting
  • information from the District Attorney’s Office.      
  • Read and keep current on all current law changes.
  • Visit crime scenes when necessary.
  • Draft and prepare search warrants for law enforcement.
  • Assist clerical staff as needed.
  • Compile statistical reports and/or utilize the computer to process, retrieve and disseminate information.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.
  • Be present in the office at least 8-5 unless working on assignment.
  • Will be “on call” 24 hrs / day, 365 days a year.
  • Handle civil/criminal trials/appeals as necessary.
  • Attend BPU training, including conferences.

Required Qualifications: J.D or L.L.B. degree from an accredited law school. Licensed to practice law in Texas.

Preferred Qualifications: At least 3 years of work experience as an attorney.

Ability to read and write Spanish.

Work to Begin: July 10, 2023

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

Qualified individuals must apply by completing an employment application which may be augmented by submitting a resume to the Kleberg County District Attorney’s Office.  Recommendations accepted, but not required. 

Kleberg County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All employees are expected to conform to the employment policies of Kleberg County and the District Attorney’s Office.