Job Details

Attorney Iii

Company name

Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 02, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 15, 2020

Posted on

Jan 31, 2020

Salary

USD 75377 Annually

Years of Experience

2-4 yrs required

Location

Galveston, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Attorney III
The candidate will prepare criminal cases for trial; locates and interviews witnesses and victims; gathers and reviews evidence; obtain copies of video and audio tapes, 911 calls and statements; visits crime scenes; plans jury trials; reviews pertinent case law; creates visual aids; interviews police officers. Will represent the state in criminal trials; picks juries, makes opening statements, questions witnesses, introduces evidence, argues before a judge and jury, and delivers closing arguments. Contact and confirm information for victims of crimes to determine restitution and victim impact information. Handles felony jail docket; negotiates dispositions and discovery issues. Reviews criminal cases for appropriate disposition. Represents the state in Motions to Revoke Probation and other motion hearings. Coordinates with community supervision officers with regards to the appropriate terms and conditions of probation, progress of probationers, and issues regarding revocation, modification, or adjudication of probation. Performs a variety of complex, independent duties in conjunction with court trials, including performing discovery, evaluating legal theories and principles, performing research, etc. Ability to staff cases with TDFPS representatives to determine the appropriate course of action, i.e. removal FBSS, court ordered services, etc. Participates and assists in pre-trial preparations. Performs other complex legal functions in a specific, assigned legal area to include family violence, and emergency protective orders. Participates in settlement negotiations (mediations) in CPS cases. Should have graduation from an accredited Law School and admitted to the practice of law in the State of Texas. Must have 2-4 years of experience in the practice of law, transactional, compliance law, litigation, jury trials or closely related experience.

Additional info

Position #00129

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office
722 Moody
Suite 300
Galveston, TX 77550