Assistant District Attorney (Justice Court) – 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 full-time Justice Court (JP) prosecutor.  Applicants should be Texas licensed attorneys in good standing with at least one year of job-related experience.  Relevant internship or advocacy experience preferred.

Part of a team of three, the JP Prosecutor handles the prosecution of Class C Misdemeanor offenses in the six justice courts.  The position reviews, prosecutes and presents cases to judges and juries.  Also counsels local law enforcement, researches legal issues, negotiate plea bargains, and is responsible for discovery production.  The ability to work independently with limited supervision is key. 

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 $80,912.00.  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 Tangerlia Taylor-Felton at [email protected].