Part-Time Assistant County Attorney

JOB POSTING

The Burleson County Attorney’s Office in Caldwell, Texas has a Part-time job opening for:

PART-TIME ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY

Misdemeanor Prosecutor

The job duties include: Performing legal work necessary to effectively represent Burleson County in Misdemeanor matters, including:

  • Case intake – review and determine legal sufficiency of cases; review files for completeness and research current case law;
  • Work with law enforcement when additional documentation may be needed;
  • Attend dockets, court hearings, and plea bargain negotiations; note: all dockets are in person
  • Investigation and preparation for trial, including interviewing witnesses, working with victims, and processing subpoenas; 
  • Respond promptly to Court personnel, attorneys, law enforcement and victims as to status of cases.

The hours are flexible, but Wednesdays are docket days. There are usually 1-2 trials per month.  The position will begin when filled.  

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Juris Doctorate degree from accredited law school;
  • Must be currently licensed by the State Bar of Texas to practice law and in good standing;
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check;
  • Ability to multi-task and take initiative on projects with little supervision;
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills and overall attention to detail;
  • Strong calendaring skills;
  • Well organized and able to prioritize in a fast paced environment; must be able to multi-task, possess excellent communication skills (written and oral) and be able to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with staff, law enforcement, probation officers, victims, witnesses and other attorneys.
  • Strong work ethic with a commitment to ethical prosecution.
  • Bi-lingual is a plus

Salary is dependent on experience.  As this is a part-time position there are no benefits provided. 

Interested candidates may send their resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

Apply in person at: the Burleson County Treasurer’s office or print an application from the county website at: co.burleson.tx.us and file it with the County Treasurer’s Office.  Please include a cover letter and resume.

Posting date: 06/14/2022