2024-07-09"1">Positions AvailableLEPR
Experience: 3 years +
Location: Irving, Texas
E-mail: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bakertilly/jobs/45711
URL: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bakertilly/jobs/4571110-0/municipal-court-judge-irving-texas

Municipal Court Judge - Irving, Texas

The City of Irving, Texas (est. pop. 250,000) is strategically situated between Dallas and Fort Worth, positioning the city as a major corporate hub with a robust economy.

The city is seeking a Municipal Court Judge to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice in compliance with local, state, and federal laws. Judges preside over various trials and hearings, including non-jury and jury trials, arraignments, stolen property dispositions, and dangerous animal hearings. Furthermore, judges make determinations on indigency, and review requests for continuances and other legal motions and serve as Dallas County Magistrates. Therefore, judges must be available 24/7, 365 days per year to perform magistrate duties, including authorizing search and arrest warrants. The Municipal Court Judge is one of three (3) Full Time judges, appointed by the city council and serving a two-year term at the Irving Municipal Court. The Court is a high-volume municipal court of record. Upon expiration of the initial term, the position is up for reappointment for additional two-year terms.

The starting salary range for this position is $165,000 - $195,000. The city participates in the Texas Municipal Retirement System at a seven percent employee contribution rate, a municipal 2:1 matching ratio, 5 years to vested status, and full retirement eligibility after 20 years of service credit. Additionally, the City of Irving offers a supplemental benefit retirement plan, 457 Plan, and a full range of leave. The City requires that the individual selected as a finalist establish residency within the city limits and be a registered voter of the City.

To qualify for this opportunity, applicants must have a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school, as required by state law. Additionally, they should have at least three years of combined experience as a judge or prosecutor in municipal government and be a member of the State Bar of Texas.

We invite qualified professionals to review the recruitment brochure and submit a cover letter and resume at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bakertilly/jobs/4571110-0/municipal-court-judge-irving-texas

This opportunity will remain posted until filled. However, we encourage interested persons to apply no later than July 22, 2024. The expected start date for this position will be on or before September 9, 2024. Applicants selected as finalists will be subject to a comprehensive reference and background check with prior authorization. Email Edward.Williams@bakertilly.com or call (214) 842-6478 for more details.

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