Assistant District Attorney-intake Division

Harris County
Full Time 12-per week TX Law Offices of Hector J. Lopez, PLLC, 2401 Fountain View Dr #910, Houston, TX 77057, United States Apply before 7/11/2024 11:59
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Overview

The Assistant District Attorney coordinates with Law Enforcement Officers to determine whether probable cause exist.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • 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

If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email 

Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • 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

  • At least Four (4) years of experience in handling criminal cases

  • Experience in investigations and the trial of criminal cases

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 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: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume" will not be accepted for qualifications.

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