The Dallas City Attorney's Office regularly seeks outstanding legal secretaries, legal assistants, other support staff, and licensed attorneys for its exciting and challenging law practice. The following opportunities are available at this moment:
• Licensed Attorney Positions
Assistant City Attorney / Prosecution Section
The Dallas City Attorney’s Office is seeking energetic attorneys for its municipal prosecution section. Each applicant must have an interest in criminal prosecution, be a self-starter, hardworking, prompt, organized, and possess the ability to manage a fast paced court docket each day.
Duties include prosecuting city ordinance offenses, Texas Transportation Code offenses and Texas Penal Code Class “C” misdemeanor offenses in Dallas Municipal Court. Duties also include court preparation, researching relevant case law, arguing, filing and responding to motions filed with the court and occasional minor appellate work.
Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and have at least one year of experience as a practicing attorney. Applicants must also possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Salary is $57,435 plus benefits. The position will remain open until filled.
Send resume to:
Tamera Tignor, Management Assistant
Dallas City Attorney's Office
1500 Marilla, Room 7CN
Dallas, TX 75201
Fax resume to 214-670-0622 or email resume to
• Legal Assistant Positions
[None available at this time]
Office Assistant I
The Dallas City Attorney’s Office is seeking an office assistant for its Code Compliance section. Each applicant must possess basic computer skills and the ability to perform consistent professional clerical support in a fast paced law office.
Duties include providing basic clerical support to staff attorneys, data entry, and filing. Required experience: Word Suite. Previous experience working in a law office is a plus.
Temporary Part Time L1/L2Desktop Support Tech
The Dallas City Attorney’s Office is looking for a Temporary Part Time L1/L2 desktop support tech for a part time position. Position is 20hrs per week. Reporting location is Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla, 75201. You will be required to arrive onsite Monday thru Friday from 8am-12pm or 9am-1pm. Pay ranges between $22-$27/hr based on experience. Job closes close of business Friday, September 19, 2014.
- Have dependable transportation
- Be reliable
- Be able to pass drug/background checks
- Have a clean appearance & dress neatly
- Follow dress code (business casual)
- Have good hardware/software troubleshooting skills
- Have good analytical skills
- Certifications desired, experience required
- Supporting about 35 employees on a daily basis
- Traveling as needed to satellite offices for end user support (mileage reimbursed)
- Providing white glove/high touch service
- Maintaining laptop/desktop images
- Installing required end user software
- Following internal paperwork process
- Creating and keeping documentation
- Answering support calls
- PC/Laptop/Printer/Network Troubleshooting
- Managing the Verizon account and the 35 phone associated with it
- Working within a sometimes demanding environment
- Working on projects as needed
City Attorney’s Office, Prosecution Section Coordinator II
The Prosecution Section of the Dallas City Attorney’s Office is seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated individual for a Coordinator II position. The Coordinator II will be responsible for drafting legal documents including criminal complaints, motions and legal memorandums. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience performing legal research, reviewing statutes or city ordinances, and/or reviewing legal documents. Job duties include reviewing existing complaints, ensuring complaints are accurate and track the relevant statute or ordinance, revising complaint language, adding new complaints, and removing duplicate or obsolete complaints.
The Coordinator II will also assist prosecutors and support staff with docket preparation, motions practice, administrative functions, and other duties that may be required by the Prosecution Office. This position requires collaboration with attorneys, court clerks, law enforcement, technology department, and other departments. Experience in a law office, legislative office, or municipal court is a plus.
This is an exciting, challenging, and fulfilling position in public service with a premier government legal office. Details concerning the Dallas City Attorney’s Office and the Prosecution Division are available at www.dallascityattorney.com.
Applicants should possess excellent oral and written communication skills, proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products, and be able to adapt to new technologies quickly.
Salary will be commensurate with experience. The City’s comprehensive benefits package comes with the position. This posting will remain open until filled.
This position is exempt from the provisions applicable to the civil service, pursuant to Chapter XVI, §9 of the Dallas City Charter.
Send resume and three references, to:
Dallas City Attorney's Office
1500 Marilla, Room 7DN
Dallas, TX 75201