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City of Dallas City Attorney's Office

General Information


Job title: Assistant City Attorney-Senior Prosecutor
Job location: Dallas, TX 75201 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 06/20/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: This is a level two attorney position with a salary range of $62,000 and $72,000 depending on experience. The position will remain open until filled.

Job Classification

Job Category:Legal/Court

Job Description

Job description:
The Prosecution Section of the Dallas City Attorney’s Office is seeking a senior prosecutor for its municipal prosecution section. Each applicant must have a strong interest in prosecution, be a self starter, hard working, prompt, organized, and possess the ability to manage a fast paced court docket each day. The successful candidate will also possess the initiative, drive and work ethic necessary to assist less experienced prosecutors in trial.
Duties include prosecuting city ordinance violations, Texas Transportation Code and Texas Penal Code Class “C” misdemeanor cases in either trials before the court or trials before a jury in one of nine municipal courts; court preparation; researching relevant case law; arguing, filing and responding to court motions; and assisting less experienced prosecutors in trial.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Applicants must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Applicants must be currently licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and have at least three years experience practicing criminal law. Qualified applicants will have at least one year of experience as a prosecutor.

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