Assistant District Attorney – Misdemeanor

Navarro County Criminal District Attorney’s Office

The Navarro County Criminal District Attorney’s Office is growing and we are seeking applications for a full-time misdemeanor prosecutor position.  The selected candidate will handle all aspects of misdemeanor prosecution including case intake, bond hearings, plea negotiations, trial preparation, jury/bench trials, and probation revocation hearings.  The candidate may also be responsible for handling dockets in the four Justice of the Peace Courts and mental commitment hearings.  Interested candidates may also be assigned appellate duties in the future.

Our office functions as a team where attorneys gain valuable trial experience in a fast-paced environment.  All attorneys receive in-house training in trial skills and as their training progresses, Misdemeanor prosecutors will also assist Felony attorneys during jury trials.  This is an excellent position for those who want to gain trial experience and desire to begin a career in criminal prosecution. 

Our office is located in Corsicana, recently featured in the new Travel Texas Ad Campaign, and known for, among other things, Navarro College, featured on the Netflix series, “CHEER”, the Original Collin Street Bakery and the 41,000-plus-acre Richland-Chambers Lake.  Corsicana is 50 miles south of Dallas and east of Waco.  Starting salary range is between $60,000 and $65,000 and is negotiable depending upon experience.  Benefits include a county retirement plan, healthcare, bar dues, and CLE.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate or equivalent from an ABA-accredited Law School. 
  • Licensed and in good standing with the Texas State Bar, and those who are waiting for the July 2022 Texas Bar Exam results.
  • A desire to try jury trials.
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to ethical prosecution.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • An ability to get along with co-workers, judges, defense attorneys, law enforcement and the public.

Preferred candidates will have either prior prosecution experience, or have interned in a District or County Attorney’s Office during law school.

Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume and references to:

First Assistant District Attorney Andrew Wolf

300 W. 3rd Ave., Suite 301

Corsicana, Texas 75110

Email: [email protected]