Prosecutor

The Deaf Smith County Criminal District Attorney’s office is seeking a prosecutor for a position that will be available January 1, 2019.  This position will involve prosecution of either misdemeanor, juvenile, or felony cases. Our office also handles protective orders for domestic violence victims, bond forfeitures, and seizures.  Responsibilities include case intake, plea negotiations, and trial.  Responsibilities also include advice to law enforcement agencies and regular interaction with the Community Supervision Department.
 
Qualification: Graduate of an accredited law school, currently licensed to practice law in the State of Texas, and a member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas.  Prosecutorial experience preferred but not required.
 
Salary: Starting salary is approximately $52,000 to $75,000, depending on experience and position offered. Benefits include paid CLE, bar dues, health insurance, and retirement.
         
About our office:  The Deaf Smith County Criminal District Attorney’s Office includes an elected criminal district attorney with two assistants.  The office is staffed by one investigator, one crime victim coordinator, and four support staff.  Our office is located approximately forty minutes southwest of Amarillo.  Deaf Smith County has a population of approximately 19,000.  The area economy is largely based upon agriculture.
 
Applicants are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to:

Amanda Perez
Office Mgr./Felony Secretary
235 E. 3rd, Rm. 401
Hereford, Texas 79045