JOB OPENING – Assistant Criminal District Attorney, Felony Prosecutor. The DA-Elect of Gregg County, Mr. Tom Watson, is currently accepting resumes for a felony prosecutor position. The starting date for this job is January 1, 2019.
Summary: The Gregg County D.A.’s Office seeks an experienced attorney, with a passion for trying cases, to fill a felony prosecutor’s position.
Qualifications: The appropriate candidate will have the ability to manage a felony caseload from indictment through sentencing, a working knowledge of criminal law and court procedures; the ability to both take and give direction, and the desire and ability to successfully try cases before a judge or jury.
Other responsibilities include case preparation and evaluation, witness interviews, conferring with law enforcement and victims, drafting legal motions and correspondence, and negotiations of appropriate case resolutions. The appropriate applicant must be diplomatic and respectful to others, use good judgment and common sense, and possess the skills needed to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the staff, other attorneys, law enforcement, and the community we serve.
Must pass a criminal background check and the required drug screening.
Salary: Commensurate with experience, but extremely competitive for counties of similar size.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
To Apply: Submit resume to April Sikes at [email protected].