Experienced Assistant District Attorney BPU

This position is open until filled; but first round of interviews will be the 14th to 18th of August, with start date of September 5th

Salary: $105,000 to $120,000


The 63rd Judicial District Attorney’s Office has multiple openings for BPU Group Supervisors for Val Verde, Kinney, and Terrell Counties for prosecution of felony crimes with a nexus to the TexasMexico border. This is a two-year grant; therefore, this position is a two-year term position, with the possibility of extension at each grant cycle.


Handle border-related felony cases at all stages, from pretrial investigation and bond or writ questions to Grand Jury, motions, jury and non-jury trials, appeals, and revocations.

• Manage and timely produce all documentation required for the BPU grant—includes hourly timesheets, purchasing, and other detailed items.

• Prepare and manage training for local law enforcement.

• Perform and analyze legal research.

• Answer law enforcement questions and remain available by phone or in person for these discussions.

• Respond to correspondence from courts, defense attorneys, and county officials.

• Review search and arrest warrants.

• Assist and develop clerical staff as necessary.

• Compile statistical reports using computer software.

• Be present at designated place of work from at least 8 to 5, but this work will require more hours on a regular basis.

• Remain available on an on-call basis 24/7, except during pre-designated and approved vacation or sick leave.

• Attend BPU conferences and maintain CLE hours


• J.D. or L.L.B degree from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in Texas.

• Current and valid driver’s license—travel REQUIRED.

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in prosecution or criminal defense work.

  • Presentation of Training or Conference Speaker to LEAs or prosecutors or publication, or similar experience in public speaking and formal writing


• Ability to develop as needed and conform to policies and priorities designated by the 63rd DA’s Office. • Ability to follow, when necessary, lead when needed, and professional maturity to know the difference. • Proficiency in case management and data collection software, and ability to train new prosecutors.

• Communication in difficult situations with supervisors and supervisees, judges, and all who encounter the DA’s office.


• Trial division leadership

• Multiple felony trials—jury and non-jury

• Appellate experience


Generally, 8 to 5 but current case load and travel over 3 counties will realistically require more hours on a regular basis

Requirements to Apply:  Log in to “Work in Texas” from your home city to register with the Texas Workforce Commission. TWC will issue a referral to you which in turn will be sent to HR department in Val Verde County ([email protected]) who will then send you an application. Call (830)774- 7543 for instructions. You can submit your cover letter and resume to Juanita Barrera, HR Director at [email protected]