Assistant District Attorney II

ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for the prosecution of criminal cases. 

PRIMARY DUTIES:_ ______________________________________

  • Intakes misdemeanor cases; determines if evidence warrants criminal charges; confers with police departments to review search warrants and affidavits; reads offense reports and witness statements; prepares charge instruments.
  • Prepares criminal cases for trial; locates and interviews witnesses and victims; gathers and reviews evidence; visits crime scenes; plans jury trials; reviews pertinent case law; creates visual aids; interviews police officers.
  • Represents the state in criminal trials; picks juries, makes opening statements, questions witnesses, introduces evidence, argues before a judge and jury, and delivers closing arguments.
  • Reviews criminal cases for appropriate disposition; presents cases to Grand Jury; prepares indictments; recommends bonds.
  • Represents the state in motion hearings.
  • Participates in community outreach activities and represents the office to civic organizations.
  • Coordinates with community supervision officers with regards to the appropriate terms and conditions of probation, progress of probationers, and issues in regards to revocation, modification, or adjudication of probation.
  • Participates in external training activities.
  • Performs related duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:_____________________________

  • A Juris Doctorate Degree
  • No experience requirements.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Texas for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Current membership of the State Bar of Texas.

SALARY:_________________________________________________

Grade 23 – Starting Salary Range $73,955 – $81,683/annually, salary will be commensurate with years of experience.

Webb County District Attorney’s office is a member of TCDRS Retirement System.

CLOSING DATE:    Open until filled

Submit your resume to:

Webb County District Attorney’s Office

1110 Victoria, Suite 401

Laredo, Texas 78040

Fax:  956-523-5919

Email: [email protected]