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DEPUTY ASST PUBLIC DEFENDER NORWALK CT
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 ASST PUBLIC DEFENDER NORWALK CT
Organization: Division of Public Defender Services
Location: Hartford,  CT 
United States
Salary: $72,458-81,506
Posting Start Date: 3/31/2022
Date Posted: 3/31/2022
Requirements Text Box: STATE OF CONNECTICUT
DIVISION OF PUBLIC DEFENDER SERVICES HUMAN RESOURCES	
JOB OPPORTUNITY

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
DEPUTY ASSISTANT Public Defender
NORWALK GA
MARCH 3, 2022
Applications are being accepted for Deputy Assistant Public Defenders for the Norwalk GA.  This position is accountable for providing legal representation to clients who cannot afford an attorney and who have been charged with a criminal act.  The Norwalk GA is currently located in the Stamford Court House.
Qualifications:  Desirable candidates should have experience in criminal defense (internships included) and must be currently admitted to the Connecticut Bar or a Certified Legal Intern sitting for the February Connecticut Bar Exam.
Starting Salary: $72,458-81,506 based on experience with full State benefits.
Application Process: Applicants must submit Employment Application, Letter of Interest, Resume, Attorney Application Supplement and Attorney Reference form.  All above forms can be obtained from our website:
https://portal.ct.gov/OCPD/Employment/Employment-Opportunities
Internal Applicants are required to submit an updated Attorney Application Supplement, Letter of Interest, Attorney References and Resume.
ALL APPLICATION DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ONE DOCUMENT PACKAGE and submitted to Diane.Fitzpatrick@pds.ct.gov no later April 13 ,2022.  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: 6/29/2022
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Organization Information
Name:
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