Misdemeanor Prosecutor

Position opening effective March 1, 2023.

Major duties in both the misdemeanor and juvenile courts include:

  • Tries cases before jury or Judge.
  • Performs a variety of complex, independent duties in conjunction with court trials, including performing discovery, evaluating legal theories and principles, performing research, etc.
  • Offers pleas to defendants on criminal and juvenile matters.
  • Screens cases; reads offense reports to determine if a crime has been committed and prepares narrative for the charging documents.
  • Coordinates with the Adult Probation Department in reviewing and filing Motions to Revoke Community Supervision cases.
  • Enters pleas before the Judge.
  • Participates and assists in pre-trial preparations.
  • Performs related duties.


  • Graduation from an accredited school of law
  • Current membership in the State Bar of Texas

Submit resumes and references via email or mail to:

Lindsay Deshotels

First Assistant District Attorney

1700 7th Street, Suite 325, Bay City, Texas 77414

Email:  lkdeshotels(at)co.matagorda.tx.us