Job Details

Assistant District Attorney –Misdemeanor

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 62886 Annually

Location

Wichita Falls, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Assistant District Attorney –Misdemeanor
DUTIES: Serves as Assistant District Attorney –Misdemeanor in the County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. Reviews and processes criminal cases filed by law enforcement agencies. Reviews and processes juvenile, mental health and protective order cases. Attends docket calls, conducts plea bargain negotiations, is well prepared on assigned cases, promptly, and of the law. Maintains the high level of integrity, professional demeanor and proper respect for the justice system and all its partners at all times. Reviews assigned cases, supervises secretaries in preparation of paperwork, checks all pleadings for accuracy, makes timely issuance of applications for subpoenas and prepares and files motions, briefs, or other pleadings promptly and accurately. Consults with court personnel, victims, witnesses, defendants, defense attorneys and other criminal justice personnel. Prepares cases for jury or bench trials, including preparing all pretrial motion sand orders, preparing jury charges, interviewing witnesses and preparing trial notebooks. Complies-with and enforces-the rules, regulations and policies of the Criminal District Attorney’s Office, the oral and written directives of supervisor-sand the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct. Performs all other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must be a graduate of an American Bar Association 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 basic knowledge of criminal law, procedure and rules of evidence. Must have knowledge of the principals 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 Announcement Job Posting Number: 2019-025. 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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