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Litigation - General Attorney in Dallas, TX

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Company name

Dallas County District Attorney's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX

Date Last Verified

Jan 29,2018

Posted on

Jan 09,2018

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Attorney I The candidate will work under immediate supervision, performs entry-level legal work of a routine nature. Will work involves litigation and legal research drafting legal documents and interpreting laws, rules, and regulations OR prosecutes misdemeanor cases in assigned court. Perform case evaluation, preparation and management represents the state client in pre-trial and evidentiary hearings and jury court trials and ensures effective communication with defense attorneys, court personnel, victims and family members, witnesses and other interested parties. Receives level of oversight, training and supervision based on experience and expertise in misdemeanor prosecution. Evaluate assigned cases or lawsuits by: reviewing documentation, conducting necessary legal research on applicable laws, interviewing witnesses or persons with knowledge of the cases, gathering evidence, and determining most appropriate action to be taken. Draft, files and responds to necessary motions, briefs or other legal documents for trials and or hearings. Explain legal process to potential witnesses, prepares witnesses for court testimony, and ensures clients or victims families are kept informed on status of cases. Gather, prepare and present evidence, exhibits and related material for trials or hearings. Represent the State and client in trials and hearings by: conducting jury selection, presenting opening statements, conducting direct and cross-examinations of witnesses, and presenting closing arguments. Participate in settlement or plea-bargain negotiations. Prepares necessary legal documents if settlement or plea-bargain agreement is reached and ensures signatures are secured and documents filed as required. Performs other duties as assigned. Graduation from an accredited law school is needed.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 000846

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Dallas County District Attorney's Office
Frank Crowley Courts Building
133 N Industrial Boulevard, , Lb 19
Dallas, TX 75207-4399