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Assistant Public Defender
JOB TITLE: ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER
DEPARTMENT: NORTH HILL COUNTRY PUBLIC DEFENDER OFFICE (NHCPDO)
LOCATION: BLANCO, BURNET AND LLANO COUNTY
SALARY: $74,069 - $79,269

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
This position requires a valid Texas State Bar License in good standing. This position requires knowledge of Texas law, and provides a full range of legal services to indigent defendants in the assigned felony, misdemeanor or juvenile cases in the assigned County. Document processing, and/or record keeping, and preparation and presentation of legal cases in jury and bench trials are necessary to fulfill this position. Position assists in the daily operation of the Public Defender’s Office.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
Burnet County complies with all State and Federal laws re: non-discrimination against any person in job structuring, recruitment, examinations, election, appointment, placement, training, upward mobility, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration based upon race, age, religion, color, disability, national origin, sex, political affiliation or belief, genetics, or any other non-merit factor. Personnel decisions shall be made on the basis of occupational qualifications and jobrelated factors such as skill, knowledge, education, experience, and ability to perform specific jobs.

APPLICATIONS:
Each applicant is required to submit an application for employment with pertinent information regarding training and experience. Application forms may be obtained at website www.burnetcountytexas.org or between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. from the Human Resource Office, Burnet County Annex on the Square, 133 E. Jackson, Room 103, or at the Burnet County Courthouse, 220 S. Pierce Street. Completed applications will be accepted in the Human Resource Office until 5:00pm on Friday, October 29, 2021. 
Position: Assistant Public Defender
Organization: North Hill Country Public Defender Office
Location: Burnet,  TX 
United States
Salary: $74,069 - $79,269
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 10/25/2021
Requirements REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Represents indigent clients in court as assigned in Burnet County in felony, misdemeanor and juvenile cases. Evaluates, investigates and offers legal advice in assigned cases, providing analysis of pending charges and defenses. Represents indigent clients in plea offers and negotiations, jury trials, trials before the court, contested matters before the court and dismissals. Conducts legal research, drafts legal documents and interprets laws, rules and regulations.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from an accredited law school with a license to practice law in the State of Texas. One (1) year experience practicing law required.
Status: This listing expires on: 1/23/2022
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Name:
North Hill Country Public Defender Office
Address:


Burnet,  TX 78611
United States
Email:
sluther@burnetcountytexas.org
Phone:
(512) 756-5489
Fax:
Contact:
Human Resource Office