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&nbsp;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.<br /> 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&nbsp; 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.<br /> &nbsp;
Organization: Division of Public Defender Services
Location: Hartford,  CT 
United States
Salary: $72,458-81,506
Posting Start Date: 9/8/2021
Date Posted: 9/8/2021
Requirements <u>open to the public</u><br /> <strong>deputy ASSISTANT Public Defender </strong><br /> <strong>WATERBURY/TORRINGTON JUVENILE office</strong><br /> <strong>September 8, 2021</strong><br /> <u>*</u><u>PLEASE POST AND CIRCULATE*</u><br /> &nbsp;<br /> Applications are being accepted for a Deputy Assistant Public Defender for the Waterbury Juvenile Office.&nbsp; Position will be responsible for handling both child protection and juvenile delinquency matters in both the Waterbury and Torrington Offices<br /> Starting Salary is $72,458-81,506&nbsp;&nbsp; with full State benefits. (New Hires)<br /> Desirable candidates should have experience in in the areas of juvenile delinquency defense and child protection and be admitted to the Connecticut Bar.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Applicants must submit Employment Application, Letter of Interest, Resume, Attorney Application Supplement, and Attorney Reference form.<br /> Internal Applicants are required to submit an updated Attorney Application Supplement, Letter of Interest, Attorney References and Resume<strong>.</strong><br /> Employment Application; Attorney Application Supplement and Attorney References can be obtained from our website: <a href="https://portal.ct.gov/OCPD/Employment/Employment-Opportunities">https://portal.ct.gov/OCPD/Employment/Employment-Opportunities</a><br /> <strong><u>ALL APPLICATION DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN</u></strong><strong> <u>ONE DOCUMENT PACKAGE</u> </strong><strong>and submitted to </strong><a href="mailto:Diane.Fitzpatrick@pds.ct.gov"><strong>Diane.Fitzpatrick@pds.ct.gov</strong></a><strong> no later than September 22, 2021.</strong><br /> Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.<br /> <strong><em>AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER</em></strong><br /> <em>DPDS is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to </em><em>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. <strong>Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged</strong></em><br /> &nbsp;
Status: This listing expires on: 12/7/2021
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Division of Public Defender Services
55 Farmington Ave 8th Floor

Hartford,  CT 06105
United States
(860) 509-6432