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Criminal Law Attorney / 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

Criminal Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Max 3 yrs required

Location

USA Galveston, TX

Posted on

Jul 12,2018

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Profile

Juvenile Assistant District Attorney Responsibilities: The candidate prepares 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. Represents 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 in regards to revocation, modification, or adjudication of probation. Must be able to report regularly for work and be on time. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : The candidate should have done Graduation from an accredited school of law. Current membership in the State Bar of Texas. Must have 0-3 years litigation experience. Preferably have Government Experience Helpful. Must Pass Criminal Background Check. Should be customer service oriented and possess excellent computer skills. Must 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 experience of 1-2 years. Should have 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