Assistant District Attorney – Felony

The District Attorney’s Office is in need of an Attorney. The Attorney will be under the supervision of the District Attorney and will primarily handle felony cases of all types.

PRIMARY DUTIES: The attorney will handle all felony cases assigned to his/her Court and shall be responsible for reviewing, preparing Indictments and presenting such cases to the Grand Jury, after which this attorney will be in charge of preparation of all pleadings and correspondence necessary for discovery and trial, or rejection and dismissal, of such cases. The attorney will prosecute these cases to completion including trial in any of Ector County’s District Courts, and will assist the District Attorney in other felony cases as needed. The attorney will also handle probation revocations and protective orders. Applicants need the desire and willingness to represent the State of Texas in felony jury trials on a consistent basis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Juris Doctorate and State Bar of Texas license to practice law. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license with an insurable driving record.
SALARY: Depending on experience plus benefits starting at $77,498.00. Usual working hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 to 5:00; however, additional hours may sometimes be required.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Until a sufficient amount of applications have been submitted for consideration.

Please apply at 1010 E. 8th Street, Room 630, Human Resources Dept. Ector County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age and disability in employment or the provision of services.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of l986 requires all persons to whom a job offer is extended to provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. before employment processing is completed. Passing a pre-employment urinalysis drug screen is required.