Assistant District Attorney – Felony

Employer:         Grimes County District Attorney’s Office
Location:          Anderson, Texas

The Grimes County District Attorney’s office has a newly created position for a felony Assistant District Attorney.  Position becomes effective October 1, 2019. 

Work Environment:

We work as a team and pride ourselves on doing things the right way. We represent a close-knit community and strive to  make a difference in our community.  The Grimes County District Attorney’s Office is seeking strong and experienced prosecutor with a passion for trying cases and seeking justice for our citizens. We strive to maintain strong working relationships with our law enforcement agencies and the community to achieve justice for our citizens. 

The county is experiencing growth in the north and around Navasota from Brazos County and in the south from Montgomery County.  More growth is anticipated with the completion of the Aggie Parkway linking north Houston to the College Station area. 

The office is in the Brazos Valley between Houston and College Station.  The county seat is Anderson about 23 miles southeast of College Station, 26 miles west of Lake Conroe, 48 miles from Conroe/The Woodlands, and 70 miles from northwest Houston.

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum experience required is 2 years as a Texas prosecutor or equivalent position.  Preferred experience is 3-5 years handling a felony case load, including trial experience. Doctorate in Jurisprudence from an accredited law school.  Must be currently licensed by the State Bar to practice law and in good standing. Must pass a criminal background check and pass a drug test.

Job Duties:

Managing and prosecuting felonies from intake through trial or other disposition and advising law enforcement officers in criminal matters.  Applicant must have a professional attitude, be an effective communicator, a multi-tasker and a self-starter.   Candidates should possess superior communications skills.  Abilities to manage a considerable docket of active cases and consistently satisfy deadlines in the face of competing time demands are essential functions of the position. Candidates should be proficient in electronic legal research. The selected candidate must be able to demonstrate these skills and perform these functions with minimal direction from the District Attorney. Ability to work well with others in the office and law enforcement is required.

Starting salary is $90,000.00.  We offer a benefit package of medical, retirement, payment for annual State Bar dues and CLE. 

Submit resumes and references via email or mail to:

Andria Bender
District Attorney
P.O. Box 599
Anderson, Texas 77830
Email: [email protected]