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Felony Public Defender, Hill Country Regional Public Defender
Location: Position will staff either Honda or Kerrville, Texas office

The newly created Hill Country Regional Public Defender Office (HCRPDO) is seeking a Felony Public Defender, to be located in the Kerrville or Hondo Office. The HCRPDO represents persons who are not financially able to hire legal counsel in Kerr, Gillespie, Kendall, Bandera and Medina Counties primarily for those facing felony criminal charges. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning on January 4, 2021. Applicants must be willing to relocate to reside within the region. Compensation includes an annual salary ranging from $85,000 to $100,000, depending upon experience, plus benefits of employment with Kerr County including health care and retirement.

his position provides a full range of legal services to indigent defendants in the assigned felony, juvenile and misdemeanor courts. The primary responsibility is to handle felony cases. Additional responsibilities to assist in mental health dockets, misdemeanor cases, juvenile cases, trial preparation and trials, and appeals as directed. 
Position: Felony Public Defender, Hill Country Regional Public Defender
Organization: Hill Country Regional Public Defender
Location: Honda or Kerryville,  TX 
United States
Salary: $85,000 to $100,000 DOE
Posting Start Date: 6/7/2021
Date Posted: 6/8/2021
Requirements 1) Graduate of an ABA accredited law school.
2) Currently licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas, in good standing.
3) Skilled trial attorney, with a minimum of three criminal felony jury trials above state jail felony taken to verdict as first-chair
4) Capable of exercising sound legal analysis and judgment.
5) Skilled in oral and written communications.
6) Able to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients, court personnel, and co-workers.
7) Valid Texas driver’s license and reliable motor vehicle.
8) Must possess the skill and ability to manage a demanding and diverse caseload assigned from the Chief Public Defender.

Application Information: An Application must be completed for each position. No résumé’s accepted in lieu of an application form. Applications can be downloaded from the Human Resources Department section of the Kerr County website: www.co.kerr.tx.us and returned to: jdoss@co.kerr.tx.us or mail to: Jennifer Doss Human Resources, Kerr County Courthouse 700 Main Street, Room BA-104 Kerrville, TX 78028

Kerr County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A background check will be required of finalist. New or Rehire potential employees will be required to provide documentary proof of their eligibility for employment. Kerr County is a public employer; therefore, all applications are public information.
Status: This listing expires on: 9/6/2021
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Hill Country Regional Public Defender

Honda or Kerryville,  TX 78028
United States
Jennifer Doss