Part-Time Municipal Court Prosecutor

PT Municipal Court Prosecutor Closing Date:   March 18, 2020

To apply visit: https://pearland.applicantpro.com/jobs/1363982.html

Salary:  $31.65 – $ 39.00/hr DOQ

Schedule: Primarily Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The City of Pearland is looking for a Part-time Municipal Prosecutor! 

As the Part-time Municipal Prosecutor you will  prosecute Class “C” misdemeanors in Municipal Court of Record; represent the City and State in bond forfeiture proceedings in the Municipal Court of Record, advise peace officers, enforcement officers and others employees regarding legal and enforcement procedures; conduct legal and investigative research; assist other members of the Legal Department as directed.

Your daily functions will include:

  • Prosecuting Class “C” misdemeanors in Municipal Court of Record and appeals to the County Court. 
  • Preparing trial notebooks, draft Complaints, motions briefs, orders and memoranda.
  • Representing the City and State in bond forfeiture proceedings in the Municipal Court of Record.
  • Researching, reviewing, and analyzing applicable statutes and case law and advise police officers, enforcement officers and others regarding legal issues pertaining to detection, investigation, and prosecution of criminal cases and enforcement actions; provide training to police and enforcement officers and others regarding changes in law and procedure.
  • Complying with continuing legal education requirements established by the State Bar of Texas and all other requirements to maintain law license.
  • Contributing to team effort by performing other related duties as assigned. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor degree and Juris Doctorate/LL.B. from an ABA accredited law school is required.
  • Previous criminal law experience, preferably as a prosecutor for a city or county, is preferred.
  • Previous municipal law experience preferred.
  • A Valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License is required.
  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Texas with membership in good standing with the State Bar of Texas.