POLK COUNTY DA OFFICE
Position: Misdemeanor Prosecutor
Location: Livingston, Texas
Salary: $70,000.00 (plus benefits)
Polk County is seeking candidates for the position of Misdemeanor Prosecutor. This position assists in management of daily docket by processing pleas and plea negotiations, handling routine pretrial court appearances, managing court calendar, preparing for and conducting writ hearings, and filing and responding to oral and written court motions. Prepares for and conducts trial procedures by presenting and defending motions to suppress and responding to discovery requests, conducting various pretrial hearings, interviewing witnesses, organizing case file for trial, conducting scene investigations, preparing trial exhibits, reviewing evidence and conducting voir dire examinations. Tries misdemeanor cases to verdict in jury trials and trials before the court. Performs all ancillary tasks.
Polk County offers a fast-paced working environment, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long and short-term disability. Retirement benefits have an excellent employer match.
Candidates must have specialized knowledge in a professional or technical field, normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree. Must have a Doctorate of Jurisprudence and be licensed by the State of Texas to practice law. Candidates awaiting bar results will be considered.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should email a resume and letter of interest addressed to the attention of “District Attorney Shelly Sitton” to: [email protected]
The Polk County District Attorney’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.