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ProfileDistrict Attorney - Assistant District Attorney II The candidate performs legal work. Work involves prosecuting and defending all manner of civil and criminal matters in various levels of trials and appellate courts and administrative forums. Work under the frequent supervision of higher level attorneys in an effort to build the knowledge, skills, and expertise necessary. Will make decisions and/or counsels with clients, victims, or police concerning the commencement of proceedings in court or related forums. May also provide written or oral legal advice to individual or governmental clients, and draft legal instruments or other written materials carrying legal implication. Appears in court and/or related forums to select juries, present and cross-examine evidence, make legal arguments, and act as an oral advocate. Drafts and files pleadings, answering motions, briefs and responses necessary to conduct litigation and/or proceedings in related forums. Investigate facts giving rise to legal issues, and bring about solutions to their clients legal problems in a variety of forums. Counsels and advises clients within bounds of confidentiality, when applicable, regarding legal issues in all phases of litigation. Identifies, locates, and prepares witnesses to present testimony effectively in court or related forums. Identifies and prepares non-testimonial forms of evidence for use in court and related forums. Conducts and/or supervises investigations and/or civil and criminal discovery proceedings. Drafts legal instruments and various documents with legal implications. Negotiates with others to settle litigation or other contested matters or to assist in solving problems with legal implications. Develops knowledge and expertise in applicable area of law to keep pace with constant developments and to impart this knowledge and skills to others in various settings. Performs related work as assigned. Must have experience in legal setting with prior experience in the relevant areas of law. Should have Juris Doctorate (JD) degree. Must be Licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and be a member in good standing of the State Bar of Texas. Should have experience and education may be substituted for one another. Deadline: June 1, 2018.
Hildago County Criminal District Attorney's Office
100 N. Closner,
Edinburg, TX 78539