Assistant District Attorney – Felony Division (2 positions available)


Position: Felony Prosecutor

Location: Livingston, Texas

Salary: $95,000.00 (plus benefits)


The Polk County District Attorney’s office has an immediate opening for a felony prosecutor.  Salary will be based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.  The Polk County District Attorney’s Office is a fast-paced office that serves two active district courts with approximately 48 trial settings each year.  This prosecutor will be responsible for the prosecution of assigned cases from intake through disposition and will also assist with reviewing and evaluating other files currently pending in one of the two district courts in the county.  The selected prosecutor will be expected to evaluate cases, contact victims, work with law enforcement agencies, negotiate pleas, and try appropriate cases to jury verdicts.  The chosen candidate will have significant immediate opportunities for felony trial work in the assigned court. 

Applicants must be licensed and in good standing with the State Bar of Texas.  The salary for this position is $95,000.00 and includes paid health insurance, retirement benefits through TDCRS, paid MCLE costs, paid bar dues, and membership in the Texas District and County Attorneys Association. 

The Polk County District Attorney’s Office is located in Livingston, Texas. 

Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and references to via email to District Attorney Shelly Sitton at [email protected]