Law As My Career

By: Blake Jaschob

District Attorney

This elected or appointed official works for the government by prosecuting criminal offenses. This is the highest point in the legal office



An average District Attorney in the United States can expect to take home roughly $70K annually. Job satisfaction for District Attorneys is high. This position is covered by more men.


District attorneys are responsible for reviewing the evidence in cases and determining whether cases should be brought to trial. Eligibility to become a district attorney requires a legal education and state license as an attorney.