The Tulsa County District Attorney's Office is one of the largest law firms in Oklahoma.
Our office employs about 50 attorneys, and 50 paralegals, victim advocates, investigators,
and support and administrative staff. We are looking for dedicated, hard-working
individuals with a passion for helping those who have been affected by crime.
Learn more about the positions available with the Tulsa County District Attorney's
Office by clicking here for Job Openings.
It is the policy of the Tulsa County District Attorney's Office to comply with all
federal, state and local laws regarding equal employment opportunity.
Current available positions listed below:
The Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office offers unpaid legal internships to students enrolled in criminal law courses in the fall, spring and summer. These highly competitive internships offer students the opportunity to be part of a district attorney’s office, and provide invaluable experience to students interested in a career in criminal law. An intern’s duties may include assisting in investigations, attending trials and other court proceedings, conducting and analyzing legal research, writing legal motions and supporting the attorneys in their prosecution of cases.
Interns are assigned to different sections within the office that may include:
- Special Victims Unit
- Domestic Violence
- Crimes against Children
- General Felonies
- Victim Services
- Juvenile Division
How to Apply:
Applications may be submitted online and require a copy of your resume, transcript, a one-page personal statement explaining your interest in public service, and three professional or academic references. Volunteers must be able to pass a criminal background check. Please note that volunteer internships are unpaid. Paid internships may later be offered to those who excel in the volunteer position.
The Tulsa County DA’s office offers upper division law students externship opportunities through their Colleges of Law. Externship programs provide students the chance to be part of a district attorney’s office, and may include assisting in investigations, attending trials and other court proceedings, conducting and analyzing legal research, writing legal motions and supporting the attorneys in their prosecution of cases in areas including Homicide, Gangs, Crimes against Children and others. Work time required per academic credit is established by the schools. For detailed information see your school’s externship sites.
University of Tulsa Law School
University of Oklahoma Law School
Assistant District Attorney
Assistant District Attorneys are the State of Oklahoma’s prosecuting attorneys. They perform a wide array of functions in the field of criminal prosecution and are one of the central instruments in maintaining safety in the community. Some of the job functions include: reviewing police reports for criminal charges, speaking to and meeting with victims, conducting court proceedings at all stages of the criminal process, researching and writing legal motions and arguing cases in front of a jury.
Must possess excellent research and writing abilities; must demonstrate strong oral advocacy skills; must be able to thrive in fast paced office where you will be given much discretion in individual situations; must have the ability to effectively interact with victims, family members of victims and witnesses as well as effectively work with a large office of co-workers and outside agencies, such as police department and social service agencies; must possess a strong work ethic coupled with the highest personal integrity; must pass a criminal background check.
This is a full-time position; beginning at $40,000 annually with full State of Oklahoma benefits, including generous monthly allowance for purchasing health coverage; paid sick leave and vacation earned monthly, combined 30 days per year to start. Ten paid holidays.
For consideration, complete the online application, save and forward along with your resume, writing sample, references and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internships – For information
on legal internships, please send your request to
The Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer