Misdemeanor prosecutor CRIMINAL DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE: The Victoria County Criminal District Attorney’s Office is seeking a misdemeanor prosecutor. Responsibilities will include all aspects of misdemeanor case prosecution including: intake, negotiations, criminal motions practice, witness preparation, victim interaction, law enforcement interaction, trial preparation, and bench and jury trials. The starting salary is $83,000 .
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: A prosecutor’s job is primarily indoors consisting of office activity or courtroom activity. Case investigation/trial preparation can require some outside activity such as inspecting crime scenes and interviewing witnesses. There is significant contact with the public, crime victims, witnesses, pro se defendants, law enforcement, and courthouse personnel.
Minimum: Applicant must be a law school graduate, and a member of the State Bar of Texas in good standing.
Knowledge: Familiarity with the following Texas laws: Code of Criminal Procedure, Penal Code, Transportation Code (as relates to justification for detention and possible search), Health & Safety Code Chapters 481-485, Local Government Code Chapter 87, Government Code §44.335, and the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct.
Character Traits: Applicants’ personal and professional integrity must be beyond reproach. Applicants must be capable of analytical thinking, rapid judgments and decisive action; Applicants must also possess effective oral and written communication skills, and must be able to work well independently or in a team with equal comfort and certainty.
To be considered, interested candidates must submit a cover letter and current resume (with at least three references) to:
Ernest H. Guterrez Jr.,
205 N. Bridge St., Ste. 301
Victoria, Texas 77901