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Assistant District Attorney – Intake Division

Harris County

This is a Full-time position in Houston, TX posted June 7, 2021.

Position Description The Assistant District Attorney 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.

Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer arriscountytx.gov/Pages/EqualEmploymentOpportunityPlan.aspx If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email ADACoordinator@bmd.hctx.net Requirements * Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree.

* _**License to practice law in the State of Texas, with no disciplinary history and in good standing with the Texas State Bar.**_ * Four (4) years of experience in handling criminal cases.

* Experience in investigations and the trial of criminal cases.

* Proficient in writing search and arrest warrants, and in drafting Grand Jury subpoena requests.

* Strong litigation and trial skills.

* Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

* Proficient using Microsoft software programs.

* Ability to provide guidance to Law Enforcement when probable cause is lacking.

* The ability to effectively communicate the Office’s Position on the acceptance of charges.

* Ability to assume the role and responsibilities of the Section Chief in their absence.

**_NOTE:_** To qualify for this position, required education, experience, knowledge and skills must be clearly stated on your application’s employment history.

Resumes are welcome, but _**we do not use **_any information provided on your resume to qualify and refer you to the Hiring Department for consideration.

General Information **HOURS: ** * Shift Work / 12:00 a.m.

– 8:00 a.m.

* Will be required to work nights, weekends, rotating holidays, and during weather events.

**SALARY:** * Based on 26 Pay Periods **Please download, complete, and upload the Harris County District Attorney’s Office Background Waver to your application.** arriscountytx.gov/Documents/BackgroundCheckReleaseandWavier.pdf If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email ADACoordinator@bmd.hctx.net **Due to a high volume of applications positions may close prior to the advertised closing date.** *Salary:* Depends on Qualifications *Location:* Houston, TX *Job Type:* Regular Full-time *Department:* District Attorney *Job Number:* 03366 *Closing:* Continuous *Agency:* Harris County *Address:* 1310 Prairie Street, Ste.

240 Houston, Texas, 77002 *Website:* overnmentjobs.com/careers/harriscountytx

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