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Assistant District Attorney

Company name

The Harris County District Attorney's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Feb 13,2019

Valid Through

May 29,2019

Posted on

Feb 12,2019

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Assistant District Attorney
The candidate coordinates with Law Enforcement Officers to determine whether probable cause exist. Routinely speaking with agencies at a rapid pace to provide guidance on probable cause. Determines the appropriate charges to file at Intake based on the facts presented by Law Enforcement Officers. Will handle all serious felonies except murder and capital murder charges.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree. Must have license to practice law in the State of Texas, with no disciplinary history and in good standing with the Texas State Bar. Must have 4+ years of experience in handling criminal cases. Experience in investigations and the trial of criminal cases is needed. Must be proficient in writing search and arrest warrants, and in drafting Grand Jury subpoena requests. Should have strong litigation and trial skills. Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be proficient using Microsoft software programs. Ability to provide guidance to Law Enforcement when probable cause is lacking is required.

Additional info

Position #03366

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Harris County District Attorney's Office
1201 Franklin Street
Suite 600
Houston, TX 77002-1923

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