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Trial Lawyer/Assistant Public Defender

Job Description: Attorney is responsible for providing representation to indigent clients in all phases and types of criminal matters.

Duties to include pre-trial and trial preparation; litigating all aspects of the case through disposition at the trial court level; promoting and protecting the best interest of the client at all times; maintaining client contact by telephone, appointments, or institutional visits; keeping client apprised of investigations, negotiations, and court rulings; appearing at regularly scheduled court dockets and all appearances concerning assigned caseload; drafting motions and pleadings.

Qualifications: Must be a member of the Missouri Bar or eligible for bar licensure in Missouri.

Specific job openings are updated weekly on our website: publicdefender.mo.gov.

Interested in working in a rural jurisdiction with the opportunity to manage your own caseload and gain valuable courtroom experience? MSPD is always seeking to hire motivated, client centered attorneys to work in hard to fill jurisdictions within the state. Contact Gina Hall, Human Resources Manager, at 573-777-9977 if you are interested in learning more about rural placement opportunities.

Position: Trial Lawyer/Assistant Public Defender
Organization: Missouri State Public Defender
Location: Columbia,  MO 
United States
Salary: $4,342/month+state benefits
Posting Start Date: 2/3/2022
Date Posted: 5/5/2022
Status: This listing expires on: 8/3/2022
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Missouri State Public Defender
1000 W Nifong, Bldg 7, Ste 100

Columbia,  MO 65203
United States
(573) 777-9977
Gina Hall