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DEPUTY ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER HARTFORD JD
 In the Division of Public Defender Services, this class is accountable for providing competent legal representation to adults and juveniles who cannot afford an attorney and who have been charged with a crime/delinquent act or other conduct or in specialty areas such as post-conviction and appellate.
Defends indigent clients; advises clients of rights and responsibilities; appear with and for defendant at all court hearings; review, evaluate and determine legal motions, pleas  and other legal action on behalf of client; involved with Prosecutors in pleas negotiations and other agreements; represent allegedly mentally ill, drug addicted; juveniles and children as well as other applicants for public defense before and during hearings for commitment; order investigations and subpoenas; requests social work services; study and interpret laws, court decisions and other legal authorities; transport, quickly read, analyze and comprehend numerous files, including those related to complex cases, under tight deadlines and in crowded and noisy environment; interview witnesses; do brief, motions and other legal documents; represent clients at jury or court trials; operate a computer to write and prepare work documents; keeps up to date on developments in law practice and attends training; develops and maintains relationships with outside agencies. Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
Position: DEPUTY ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER HARTFORD JD
Organization: CONNECTICUT DIVISION OF PUBLIC DEFENDER SERVICES
Location: Hartford,  CT 
United States
Salary: $72,458-81,506
Posting Start Date: 8/27/2021
Date Posted: 8/27/2021
Requirements OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
DEPUTY ASST. PUBLIC DEFENDER
hartford jd
AUGUST 27, 2021
*PLEASE POST AND CIRCULATE*
 
Applications are being accepted for a Deputy Assistant Public Defender for the Hartford JD. 
Candidates must have a minimum of four years of experience in criminal defense & trial work and must be admitted to the Connecticut Bar. Trial experience is desirable.
Starting Salary is $72,458-81,506 based on experience   with full State benefits. (New Hires)
Internal Applicants are required to submit an updated Attorney Application Supplement, Letter of Interest, Attorney References and Resume.
Attorney Application Supplement and Attorney References can be obtained from our website: https://portal.ct.gov/OCPD/Employment/Employment-Opportunities
APPLICATION DOCUMENTS MUST SUBMITTED IN ONE DOCUMENT PACKAGE TO BE ACCEPTED.  Application Documents submitted to Diane.Fitzpatrick@pds.ct.gov no later than September 11, 2021.
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
DPDS is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged
Status: This listing expires on: 11/25/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
CONNECTICUT DIVISION OF PUBLIC DEFENDER SERVICES
Address:
55 Farmington Ave 8th Floor

Hartford,  CT 06105
United States
Email:
Diane.Fitzpatrick@PDS.CT.GOV
Phone:
(860) 509-6432
Fax:
Contact:
DIANE FITZPATRICK