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Missouri Justice Fellowship
The Missouri Justice Fellowship is a Two year criminal defense fellowship with Missouri State Public Defender System (MSPD). Fellows will gain hands-on trial experience as they manage their own caseload and defend their clients through each step of the criminal case. By bringing quality legal representation to underserved communities in Missouri, fellows will demand justice for the indigent accused. Fellows receive two weeks of hands-on, intensive trial training with ongoing training and CLE opportunities throughout fellowship.Two year criminal defense fellowship with Missouri State Public Defender System (MSPD). Fellows will gain hands-on trial experience as they manage their own caseload and defend their clients through each step of the criminal case. By bringing quality legal representation to underserved communities in Missouri, fellows will demand justice for the indigent accused. Fellows receive two weeks of hands-on, intensive trial training with ongoing training and CLE opportunities throughout fellowship.


Dutie include Litigating all aspects of the case from arraignment through disposition, whether that be plea or trial; zealously advocating for their clients at all times, working to protect the best interests of the client and striving for optimal outcomes; maintaining communication with clients through telephone, in person, or institutional visits; communicating each step of the case to clients; negotiating with prosecutors; keeping client apprised of investigations, negotiations, and court rulings; drafting motions and pleadings; participating in fellowship activities such as trainings, workshops, and networking events.

Placement in underserved communities as determined by MSPD. Fellows must remain open to placement statewide. Fellows of the 2023 class may be placed in following locations: Chillicothe, Farmington, Jackson, Kennett, Kirksville, Hannibal, Lebanon, Moberly, Poplar Bluff, Rolla, Sedalia, St. Joseph, Union, West Plains
Position: Missouri Justice Fellowship
Organization: Missouri State Public Defender (Columbia, MO)
Location: Columbia,  MO 
United States
Salary: 52,104/year
Posting Start Date: 8/14/2023
Date Posted: 7/27/2022
Requirements Must be licensed to practice law in Missouri or be sitting for UBE Bar Exam in July 2023.
Status: This listing expires on: 10/25/2022
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Organization Information
Name:
Missouri State Public Defender (Columbia, MO)
Address:
1000 W. Nifong, Bldg 7
Suite 100
Columbia,  MO 65203
United States
Email:
human.resources@mspd.mo.gov
Phone:
(157) 377-7997 x7
Fax:
Contact:
Gina Hall