DA Troubled Attorneys Making Less Than Court Reporters
January 31, 2018
Wichita County District Attorney Maureen Shelton told the commissioners court Monday that it was troubling that seasoned attorneys in her office make less than a court reporter with a year and a half experience.At a preliminary budget discussion, Shelton requested raises for some attorney positions to at least an equal level as similar positions in the public defender’s office.For emphasis, Shelton said she has....MORE
Marc's Quick Thought - Why is this troubling? Should salaries be based on the amount of time spent in training - or by the value of the service rendered? Statistically, it's harder to become a court reporter than an attorney, so...