Attorney

Location: Odessa, TX

The District Attorney’s Office is in need of an Attorney. The Attorney will be under the supervision of the District Attorney and will primarily handle sexual assault as well as injury to children cases.

Primary Duties

The attorney will review all felony sexual assault and injury to a child cases, and will be responsible for handling these cases from indictment through final disposition, including pleas or trials.  The attorney will also be responsible for working with and guiding outside agencies involved in child abuse cases.  The attorney will prosecute these cases in all four of Ector County’s District Courts, and will assist the District Attorney in other felony cases as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Juris Doctorate and State Bar of Texas license to practice law. Prefer three to five years courtroom experience as a prosecutor or in private practice with heavy criminal trial experience.  Must have a valid Texas driver’s license with an insurable driving record.

Salary

Depending on experience plus benefits starting at $70,718.00.  Usual working hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 to 5:00; however, additional hours may sometimes be required.

How to apply

Please apply at 1010 E. 8th Street, Room 630, Human Resources Department.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Until a sufficient amount of applications have been submitted for consideration.

Ector County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age and disability in employment or the provision of services.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all persons to whom a job offer is extended to provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. before employment processing is completed. Passing a pre-employment urinalysis drug screen is required.