Job Details

Litigation - General Attorney in Galveston, TX

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Company name

Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Max 3 yrs required

Location

USA Galveston, TX

Date Last Verified

Jul 14,2018

Posted on

Jul 12,2018

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Profile

Misdemeanor Assistant District Attorney Duties : The candidate tries cases before jury or Judge. Performs a variety of complex, independent duties in conjunction with court trials, including performing discovery, evaluating legal theories and principles, performing research, etc. Offers pleas to defendants on criminal matters. Screens cases, reads offense reports to determine if a crime has been committed and prepares narrative for the charging information. Coordinates with the Adult Probation Department in reviewing and filing Motions to Revoke Community Supervision cases. Represents the county during bond forfeiture hearings. Enters pleas before the Judge. Prepares jail docket offers and calculates time already served. Participates and assists in pre-trial preparations. Performs other complex legal functions in a specific, assigned legal area to include misdemeanors, family violence, and JP appeals. Able to report regularly for work and be on time. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : The candidate should possess Graduation from an accredited school of law. Should have current membership in the State Bar of Texas. Should have 0-3 years litigation experience. Must preferably have government Experience. Must Pass Criminal Background Check. Should be customer service oriented and have excellent computer skills. Should have sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having 1-2. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Texas.

Company info

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