Assistant District Attorney – Civil Division

Employer:
Brazoria County Criminal District Attorney’s Office
Location:
Angleton, Texas

The Brazoria County District Attorney’s Office has an opening for an experienced attorney in its Civil Division. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The District Attorney’s Office is located in Angleton, Texas, approximately 40 minutes from downtown Houston with easy access from Highway 288.

Salary: $86,429 to $100,195 (includes benefits)

The Brazoria County District Attorney’s Office seeks a talented and motivated attorney to join the Civil Division. The Civil Division performs a wide range of legal services for Brazoria County, including representing the County and its officials in civil litigation, providing legal advice to elected officials and departments on complex legal issues, conducting legal research, and enforcing Brazoria County regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Representing Brazoria County and officials in state and federal litigation;
Providing legal advice to Brazoria County Commissioners Court, elected officials, and County departments;
Responding to subpoenas and public information requests on behalf of Brazoria County and elected officials;
Representing Brazoria County in matters involving floodplain and environmental health laws and regulations; and
Assisting in litigation on behalf of Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, as needed.

Qualifications:
Licensed attorney, member in good standing with State Bar of Texas
Minimum three years of experience practicing law
Strong research and writing skills
State civil litigation experience
Federal civil litigation experience preferred
Prior experience representing governmental entities or CPS experience will also be considered

This position requires occasional travel.

Contact:
Those interested should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (no more than ten pages) to [email protected]