Misdemeanor prosecutor – entry level

The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office is in search of an entry level misdemeanor prosecutor.  This person would be responsible for, including, but not limited to, serving as a second chair prosecutor in a county court at law, providing support to felony courts when assigned (third chair assignments on major felonies), will manage a justice court docket, and attend collateral magistrate duties.

Located on the border, and by the sea, Cameron County is the 13th biggest county in Texas.  Cameron County is home to South Padre Island, Texas and Boca Chica Beach–  beaches with warm weather 10 months out of the year.

The office itself is comprised of approximately 104 employees (approximately 40 attorneys), and is responsible for prosecuting all misdemeanor and felony state crimes in Cameron County, Texas. Our prosecutors have an experience range between 0 and 30+ years. There are 9 District Courts, 5 County Courts at Law, and 10 Justice Courts in Cameron County, Texas.  

All attorneys (including the District Attorney) keep an open door policy and value the opportunity to mentor and teach younger prosecutors.  In addition all new prosecutors are assigned a senior staff mentor.  

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and completed Cameron County Employment Application to First Assistant DA Edward A. Sandoval, via email to [email protected] or U.S. Mail to 964 E. Harrison St., Brownsville Texas 78520, ATTN Edward Sandoval.  

The Cameron County Employment Application may be accessed via this link: http://www.co.cameron.tx.us/HR/HR-Forms/2016-07_01_Employment_Application_Email_Updated.pdf