Job descriptionCriminal District Courts hear felony criminal cases. Term is four years.
DutiesNote: Criminal law deals with behavior that is an offense against the public, society, or the state—even if the victim is an individual.
Felonies are serious crimes; examples include murder, manslaughter, sexual assault, kidnapping, arson, and theft over $1,500 value.
Annual salary$140,000-$182,000