Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs) represent the State in trials and hearings in all Dallas County criminal cases. You must be a licensed attorney in the State of Texas to apply for an assistant district attorney position. To be considered for future assistant district attorney job openings at the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon receipt of your resume, an employment application will be sent to you via-email. Please complete the application and return it with a recent photo of yourself via e-mail or mail it to:Dallas County District Attorney’s Office
Attention: Mrs. Dan’l Simpson
133 N. Riverfront Blvd., LB19
Dallas, Texas 75207
Assistant District Attorney in the Civil Division
This position is for a level IV Assistant District Attorney in our Civil Division. The main job duties will include: reviewing and drafting contracts; legal research and writing of legal opinions for elected officials and department heads; Public Information Act requests; advising elected officials and department heads; and reviewing and drafting proposed legislation. Some of the secondary responsibilities will include guardianship cases, Civil Service Grievance hearings, and Paupers’ Oath representation. Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school and be a licensed attorney, in good standing, in the State of Texas. Additionally applicants must be eligible for licensing in federal court and have a minimum of 2 years experience in contract or transactional practice; governmental practice a plus.
If interested please respond with resume to:
Mindy Fancher, Assistant for Teresa Guerra Snelson, Civil Division Chief, Administration Building, 411 Elm Street, 5th Floor, Dallas, Texas 75202-3384, facsimile number (214) 653-6134, or email at email@example.com.
Resumes are kept on file for a minimum of two years; therefore, you do not have to resubmit your resume within that timeframe.
Community Prosecution Unit – Assistant District Attorney
This position is for an attorney who will provide proactive services that prevent crime and address the needs of the diverse communities of Dallas County. This is not a traditional trial position but rather a position where you work with law enforcement and members of the community to develop strategies and implement programs for at-risk youth and high crime areas, all of which will promote public safety and reduce crime in the community. Though it is not a trial position the prosecutor must be outgoing, passionate, innovative, and very comfortable with public speaking. The prosecutor must also be comfortable working with students who are in grade levels kindergarten through 12th. The prosecutor will be expected to work hours outside the normal work day times. Some criminal law experience or other relevant experience is preferred. Salary range is $53,763.04 to $63,872.16.
If interested, please send a resume and request and application for the Community Prosecutor Position to firstname.lastname@example.org.