Assistant Criminal District Attorney

Position available for Assistant Criminal District Attorney.  Depending on level of experience, this position may entail prosecution of either misdemeanor, juvenile or felony cases. Responsibilities of the position include case intake, plea negotiations and trials. Responsibilities also include regular advice to law enforcement agencies and daily interaction with officers of the Community Supervision Department. Civil legal advice to other county department heads and elected officials is frequently requested.
 
Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited law school and currently licensed to practice law in the State of Texas; Prosecutorial experience preferred but not required.
 
Salary will depend upon level of experience.
 
About our office: The Polk County Criminal District Attorney’s Office presently includes an elected district attorney with six assistants. The office is staffed by three investigators, two crime victim’s coordinators, and related support staff.  Polk County is located approximately 70 miles northeast of Houston and enjoys a growing population of nearly 50,000. The area economy continues to be based in large part upon forest products. Tourism, associated with scenic Lake Livingston and the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Nation is also an economic base. Nearby cities include Houston, Beaumont, Huntsville, Conroe and Lufkin. Polk County is also the home of the Polunsky Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
 
Polk County is a rapidly growing county.  In 2011, the county opened a “state of the art” judicial complex which included new offices for the Criminal District Attorney and staff.
 
Applicants are encouraged to submit resumes to:
 
William Lee Hon
Polk County Criminal District Attorney
101 W. Mill St., Suite 247
Livingston, Texas 77351
Fax. (936) 327-6868
E-mail: [email protected]