Legal Assistant

76th Judicial District Attorney – Titus and Camp Counties

Opening: Legal Assistant

The District Attorney’s Office for Titus and Camp Counties is seeking a legal assistant who would provide legal and secretarial assistance to the District Attorney and Assistant District Attorney. Employment would begin January 1, 2021. Offices are located in Mt. Pleasant, Texas with travel to Pittsburg, Texas for court appearances. Responsibilities include all aspects of case preparation and victim interaction for an office which handles felony prosecution, appeals and family violence protective orders. By way of example, the legal assistant’s duties will include assisting in preparing motions, subpoenas, and other legal documents, as well as answering phones, interacting with the public, filing, e-filing, obtaining discovery from law enforcement and distributing it to defense counsel, communicating with court personnel, submitting electronic reports to DPS and CJIS, and communicating with victims in protective orders as well as felony prosecutions. The salary is approximately $30,000 a year. Benefits include county retirement plan, healthcare and CLE.

Requirements:

Organized, with the ability to participate in managing a large trial docket.

Strong work ethic.

Ability to take instruction from the District Attorney and Assistant District Attorney.

Excellent communication, typing, and word processing skills.

Able to establish and maintain good working relationships with victims, law enforcement personnel, court personnel, co-workers and defense attorneys.

Prior legal experience preferred.

Application submissions:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to David Colley, Assistant District Attorney at [email protected].