Assistant District Attorney - Felony

The 81st Judicial District Attorney's Office has an immediate opening for a Felony Prosecutor position.

The 81st District Attorney’s Office has felony jurisdiction over 5 counties south of San Antonio: Atascosa, Wilson, Frio, Karnes, and LaSalle.  The office is headquartered 30 miles south of San Antonio in Floresville. There is no requirement to live within the district.

Qualifications: Juris Doctor from an accredited law school, licensed to practice law in the State of Texas, and in good standing with the State Bar of Texas; A minimum of four (4) years’ experience in prosecution; Knowledge and practical use of Word and Power Point are a must; Must be willing to travel within the jurisdiction regularly.

Duties include: screening, filing, and prosecuting felony cases; timely handling of assigned cases from intake through trial;  Evaluating cases for filing, or presentation to the grand jury; Discussing cases with probation officers, law enforcement officials, victims and witnesses;  Handling all necessary pre-trial matters including plea-bargain negotiations and evidentiary/suppression hearings;  Preparing cases for trial by issuing subpoenas, preparing witnesses, filing all necessary motions and notices. 

Applicants should have the desire, temperament and ability to regularly try both jury and bench trials.  In addition, applicants will be responsible for providing training for law enforcement agencies and advocate groups; as well as respond to citizen inquiries regarding legal issues and current cases.

Salary:   $65,000 to $80,000 depending on experience. The District Attorney's office pays bar dues, dues for approved associations, travel reimbursement, and approved continuing legal education expenses.

Please email your resume to:

[email protected]
Audrey Louis
81st Judicial District Attorney