Border Prosecution Unit Attorney

Val Verde County District Attorneys Office has a vacancy for a Border Prosecution Unit Attorney. The qualified candidate works under the under the direction of the elected District Attorney, the duties of the attorney is employed as a regional attorney for the Border Prosecution, as generally described in Tex. Gov’t Code § 772.001 et. seq., which shall be to assist the border prosecutors and other regional attorneys, as needed, in the prosecution of border crime. This position is funded by the Governor’s Office and the employment is for approximately two (2) years unless the grant is continued.

The Regional Border Prosecutor serves as a liaison between the various District Attorneys’ offices in the region, the Texas Department of Public Safety (“DPS”) and other criminal justice entities in the region; provides technical and legal assistance and training to criminal investigators from the TDPS and other law enforcement agencies within the region; prosecutes cases involving border crimes in any jurisdiction within the region and within BPU counties; and assists other Border Prosecutors. Education Requirements: Graduate of an accredited law school and currently licensed to practice law in the State of Texas. Position requires legal skills, analytical thinking, articulate writing and verbal skills, interpersonal relations, negotiating and organizational skills. Attorney in good standing with and licensed by the State Bar of Texas. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and no criminal history. Please submit resumes to

Val Verde County
c/o Juanita Barrera, HR Director
400 Pecan Street – 3rd Floor
Del Rio, Texas 78840

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