Assistant District Attorney – JP (Justice of the Peace)

The Comal County Criminal District Attorney’s Office in New Braunfels, Texas, is currently hiring an Entry Level Attorney for the following position:

JP (Justice of the Peace): $76,188.32 *
*Salary will vary by level of experience

Prosecutors will directly be responsible for Misdemeanor cases heard in Justice of the Peace Courts Precincts 1-4. Secondarily handles cases in the District Court and/or JP Court, representing the State in criminal matters. Prepares for pre-trial and post-conviction hearings weekly and legal research and writing daily. Assists with the intake and prosecution of Mental Commitments, Protective Orders, and Environmental cases with the review and processing of Misdemeanor Intake. Performs all ancillary tasks. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Chief of the respective Misdemeanor Division.

We work as a team and pride ourselves on doing things the right way. We represent a close-knit community and know we make a difference.

Applicants must be licensed and in good standing with the State Bar of Texas and have a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited Law School. Applicants must have a professional attitude, be an effective communicator, a multi-tasker and a self-starter. Must pass criminal background check and take/pass drug screen. Must have valid Texas driver’s license in order to operate county vehicles.

Benefits include employee paid medical, retirement, other employee supplemental coverage, as well as paid State Bar dues and CLE, paid vacation and sick leave. For detailed information on benefits, please visit the link below.

Application must be made through the Comal County Human Resources Department website at , where full job descriptions can also be found.