Assistant District Attorney (General Misdemeanor Division) – District Attorney’s Office

Employer: Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office

Location: Richmond, Texas

The Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office is seeking a prosecutor for its Misdemeanor Trial Division.  Applicants should be Texas licensed attorneys in good standing with at least one year of job-related experience.  Relevant internship or advocacy experience preferred.

The Misdemeanor Trial Division handles the investigation and prosecution of criminal conduct categorized at the misdemeanor grade in the county courts.  The position reviews, investigates, prosecutes and presents cases to judges and conducts hearings and jury trials of criminal cases.  Also counsels and trains local law enforcement, prepares arrest and search warrants, researches legal issues, negotiate plea bargains, coordinates victims and witnesses and prepares subpoenas, and is responsible for discovery production.  Strong case evaluation, writing, and communication skills will be required. 

Our attorneys enjoy a comradery and support system second to none.  Training is consistently available to enhance your personal skill set as a litigator and decision-maker.  Fort Bend County is one of the most diverse counties in the nation and experiences growth reflective of its quality of life.  The annual salary for this position starts at $80,912.  Bar dues and CLE are paid for by the office.  

Offers are subject to an application/interview process, background check, and drug test.  Not all applicants will be interviewed.  Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to Misdemeanor Division Chief Traci Bennett at [email protected].