Job Details

Assistant District Attorney–felony

Company name

Wichita County Criminal District Attorney's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 27, 2020

Valid Through

Feb 09, 2021

Posted on

Aug 27, 2020

Salary

USD 63203 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Wichita Falls, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Profile

Assistant District Attorney–Felony
DUTIES: Reviews and processes the case packet for each criminal case filed by a police agency and initiates prosecution where appropriate. Attends docket calls, conducts plea bargain negotiations, is well prepared on assigned cases, makes decisions promptly and keeps abreast of the law. Must be of extremely high integrity and have a professional demeanor. Demonstrates proper respect to the court at all times. Reviews assigned cases, supervises secretaries in preparation of paperwork, checks all pleadings for accuracy, and makes timely issue of applications for subpoenas. Prepares and files motions promptly and accurately. Must be available for consultations with court personnel, victims, witnesses, defendants, defense attorneys and other criminal justice personnel. Is responsible for all cases in his/her charge. Prepares cases for jury or bench trials including pretrial motions, orders, interviewing witnesses, preparing trial notebooks and jury charges. Competently tries cases before a jury or a judge. Properly completes all papers including statements of fact for defendants sentenced to the Department of Criminal Justice system. Complies with the enforcement of the rules, regulations and policies of the District Attorney’s Office and the oral and written directives of his/her supervisors and the Texas Code of Professional Responsibility. Performs all other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

REQUIREMENTS: Must be a graduate of an A.B.A. accredited law school. Must have a license to practice law in the State of Texas and be in good standing with the State and local bar associations. Must have a 3+ years' experience in criminal law practice. Must have a basic knowledge of criminal law, procedure and criminal rules of evidence. Must be of extremely high integrity and professional demeanor. Must have knowledge of the principles and methods of legal research. Must have the ability to analyze facts and case precedents and present them effectively in court. Must be able to conduct self in a professional manner and develop and maintain good working relationships with visitors, clients, co-workers, attorneys, judges and County officials.

Additional info

Job Posting Number: 2019-026. Send completed County Employment Application, cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample.

Company info

Margie Boone
Wichita County Criminal District Attorney's Office
900 7th Street,
Suite 352
Wichita Falls, TX 76301

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