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DEPUTY ASST PUBLIC DEFENDER MANCHESTER GA
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 ASST PUBLIC DEFENDER MANCHESTER GA
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 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 who has sat for the February Connecticut Bar Exam and will be graduating on May 2022
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.
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