Prosecutor III

Job Title:Prosecutor III
Grade:A-08 ($7,769.00) Monthly
Job Type:Full Time, Regular
Office/Dept:Criminal District Attorney’s Office
Civil Service Status:Excluded


Under direction, is responsible for determining case or appeal merit; ascertains facts; develops case plan; represents the State in legal actions; and performs related duties as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews cases or appeals for legal sufficiency, requests investigations and drafts the required documents for legal disposition
  • Prosecutes civil and criminal cases and litigates appeals
  • Contacts victims, witnesses, defense attorneys, investigators and law enforcement personnel regarding restitution, plea bargains and punishment issues
  • Researches statutes and case law issues
  • Performs computer assisted research regarding criminal history and case status
  • Examines felony and misdemeanor video, file and medical evidence
  • Organizes pre-hearing and trial dockets requiring witness appearance coordination and negotiating plea bargains
  • Dictates and edits legal documents prepared by the clerical and paralegal staff
  • May supervise Misdemeanor Prosecutors, Paralegals, Advocates, Interns, and office support staff
  • Performs related duties as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Doctorate of Jurisprudence, and two (2) years prosecution experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Good knowledge of civil and criminal prosecution procedures and techniques; good knowledge of plea bargaining and negotiation
  • Skill to organize and present facts and supporting logic; skill to ascertain factual information from conflicting or purposely inaccurate data; skill to communicate effectively with hostile, abusive or irrational individuals; skill to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to supervise employees; ability to operate personal computer and basic office equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, County employees, attorneys, law enforcement officers and the general public
  • Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Texas
  • Must secure and maintain a favorable background investigation from the Bexar County Criminal District Attorney’s Office.
  • May be required to work more than 40 hours during the workweek

Email resume and cover letter to:  [email protected]