Assistant District Attorney – Felony Division


WANTED: Experienced Felony Prosecutor

Location: Livingston, Polk County, Texas

Salary: Starting at $120,000.00 (plus benefits) adjustment available based on experience

Why you should consider this position:

You’re tired of traffic?

You’re tired of driving into the BIG CITY?

You’re tired of working in a stressful environment?

You want to have a work/life balance? 

Polk County is your place!!

Consider the easy 1 hour drive North of Houston on 69 to Livingston, Polk County Texas.  Enjoy the daily commute or move to the area before the population explosion.  Polk County boasts a large recreational lake and the Naskila Casino, which is expanding to a full Casino/Resort!  With the future growth, there should be many opportunities for advancement.


The Criminal District Attorney’s office is a fast-paced office that serves two active district courts with approximately 48 trial settings each year. The selected prosecutor will intake and evaluate cases, contact victims, work with law enforcement agencies, negotiate pleas, and try appropriate cases to jury verdicts.  The chosen candidate will have immediate opportunities for trial work in either of the District Courts. 

Applicants must be licensed and in good standing with the State Bar of Texas.  The salary for this position starts at $120,000.00 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 and paid Holidays. 

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]