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Assistant Public Defender - Ross County Trial Office
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About the Position and What You'll Do: You will serve as a trial-level attorney that provides criminal defense representation to clients who cannot otherwise afford an attorney. You will represent indigent trial-level clients facing misdemeanor and felony criminal charges, in the courts of Jackson County or Ross County. We are seeking candidates who thrive in a close-knit team environment and are interested in trial-level work and providing client service in a fast-paced work environment. If you are eager to work with a supervisor to learn the intricacies of providing high-quality client representation, this is the job for you. Essential duties of this position include but are not limited to: Prepare cases for trial; Try cases as lead counsel or as co-counsel; represent clients in community control violations; Conduct pre-trial conferences, hearings, and plea negotiations; examine witnesses; Present legal arguments and evidence. (Note: the position does not involve trial-level representation in federal court and does not involve post-trial representation on direct appeal, state post-conviction, or federal habeas litigation.) 
Position: Assistant Public Defender - Ross County Trial Office
Organization: Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Location: Columbus,  OH 
United States
Salary: $65,645 - $93,392
Posting Start Date: 1/12/2023
Date Posted: 8/14/2023
Requirements Admission to Ohio bar pursuant to section 4705.01.
Note: Prior to representing a client in federal court or U.S. Supreme court, attorney shall obtain admission to practice law in that court; prior to appointment as appellate counsel for an indigent defendant in a capital case pursuant to Appt.Coun.R. 5.02 & 5.03, an attorney shall obtain certification from the Commission on Appointment of Counsel in Capital Cases.

Note: Eligibility to practice under a Certificate to Practice Law Pending Admission in Ohio, under Rule I, Section 19 of the Supreme Court Rules for the Government of the Bar of Ohio, or eligibility to practice under a Temporary Certification for Practice in Legal services, Public Defender, and Law School Programs under Rule IX of the Supreme Court Rules for the Government of the Bar of Ohio, may be accepted in lieu of admission to the Ohio Bar pursuant to R.C. Section 4705.02.
Status: This listing expires on: 11/12/2023
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Organization Information
Office of the Ohio Public Defender
250 E. Broad St.
Suite 1400
Columbus,  OH 43215
United States
(614) 466-5394
Lindsay Schmidt