Legal Assistant

Notice of Employment Opportunity


Legal Assistant


Up to $14.00 per hour, with possible increase depending on experience

Job Description:                                

Answering Office Phones

Communication with public and law enforcement agencies by telephone and in person

Typing, filing, scanning, faxing and copying of legal documents

Provide Notary Public Services

High Stress Environment

Provide on the job training as needed

Complete other tasks as assigned

Handle sensitive information while respecting privacy

Assist in Criminal and Civil Case load

Professional law office                                                      

Required Qualifications:                

High School Diploma minimum

Familiarization with MS Word and Access Programs

Ability to use computer and general office equipment

Communication skills for assistance to public by telephone and in person/receptionist

Ability to file efficiently

Physically able to lift boxes weighing approximately 30 pounds

Physically be able to climb stairs

Ability to work in high stress environment and work well with others

Ability to work before and beyond 8-5 work day, when necessary, with comp. time given, no overtime             

Must pass drug screening                                                                                                                                                                                                               Criminal background check will be required

No felony convictions or crimes of moral turpitude


Bilingual:  English & Spanish

Application Deadline:                     

Until filled

Work to Begin:                                  

As soon as possible

Qualified individuals may apply by submitting a resume and application to the Kleberg County District Attorney’s Office Recommendations accepted, but not required 

Kleberg County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All employees are expected to conform to the employment policies of Kleberg County and the District Attorney’s Office

All employees are employed “at will”

Contact Jessica Balderas via email: [email protected] or by office phone to get a copy of application.