Current Open Poisitons:

Senior Trial Attorney

Practice law in Southwestern New Mexico, an area of natural beauty, with a diverse culture and reasonable costs of living. The Sixth Judicial District Attorney’s Office is accepting resumes for a Senior Trial Attorney position in Silver City or Deming. We are looking for an attorney to handle a variety of criminal cases, in an atmosphere of collegiality and collaboration, in an office with a low employee turnover rate for both attorneys and staff. Salary ranges from $82,739 to $103,424, depending on qualifications and experience. 

Deming and Silver City have all the quality-of-life benefits of a rural area, including outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities, but also have outstanding local medical and educational facilities, excellent dining and cultural experiences, and local shopping and entertainment. The communities have easy access to urban conveniences, including two airports with passenger service within 45 minutes of Deming and one 20 minutes from Silver City, with both airports offering one-hour flights to Albuquerque and Phoenix. The Las Cruces urban center is 45 minutes from Deming and an hour and 45 minutes from Silver City. 

Please submit resume and letter of interest to

Deputy District Attorney, Silver City

Pay range from $91,419 to $114,274, depending on qualifications and experience. Silver City is a diverse community located in pinon-studded foothills adjacent to the 3.3 million acre Gila National Forest, which contains America’s first designated wilderness area, the Gila Wilderness. Located a one-hour flight from Albuquerque or Phoenix, Silver City has a lively arts community located in its historic downtown district. Silver City is the home of the annual Tour of the Gila bicycle race, Blues Fest, and many varied community events and cultural opportunities. 

The area is a haven for those who enjoy countless year-round outdoor recreational activities, including hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, rock climbing, and birding. See for more information about the community. We are looking for an attorney to handle felony cases and who will contribute to a collaborative, collegial atmosphere. 

Please send resumes to

To apply for any open position with the Sixth Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Please send your resume along with a letter of interest to Sr. Chief Deputy Edward Hand at and  District Office Manager, Patricia Medina at 


The Sixth Judicial District Attorney is committed to providing mentoring and learning opportunities for those seeking a career within the criminal justice field. If you have an interest in learning how the judicial process operates or a desire to help others by becoming a victim advocate, an internship at the DA’s office may be appropriate for you.

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