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Assistant Public Defender/Appellate Attorney
The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for a CDU Appellate Attorney. This position is dedicated to the representation of Public Defender clients in Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) commitment cases under §632.480 RSMo. The SVP law is a civil involuntary commitment procedure including trial by jury in probate court. The appeal attorney will be responsible for handling all civil appeals from jury verdicts declaring clients of the SVP team to be sexually violent predators. As appeals occur in all three appellate districts of the Missouri Courts of Appeal, some overnight travel for oral arguments may be expected. 

Office location can be in Columbia, St. Louis, or Kansas City.
Position: Assistant Public Defender/Appellate Attorney
Organization: Missouri State Public Defender
Location: Columbia,  MO 
United States
Salary: $5,316/month+state benefits
Posting Start Date: 4/22/2022
Date Posted: 4/22/2022
Requirements Qualifications: Must be a member of the Missouri Bar or eligible for bar licensure in Missouri.
Salary/Benefits: Salary is $5,316/month. Eligible for full state benefits including health, life, and long-term disability insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, CLE training, and payment of bar dues.
To Apply:  An Application for Employment must be submitted to be considered for opening. Applicants may also provide a resume, cover letter, and/or writing sample. Applications can be obtained at any Public Defender office, via website at publicdefender.mo.gov or by calling (573) 777-9977, ext. 202. Applications MUST be received in Human Resources no later than May 4th, 2022.
Send completed applications by mail, fax, or email to:
Missouri State Public Defender
Attn: Human Resources
Woodrail Centre
1000 W. Nifong, Bldg. 7, Suite 100
Columbia, MO  65203
Fax: 573-777-9976
Email: human.resources@mspd.mo.gov
Status: This listing expires on: 7/21/2022
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Missouri State Public Defender
1000 W. Nifong
Bldg 7 Ste 100
Columbia,  MO 65203
United States
(573) 777-9977
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