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ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER – ENTRY LEVEL
Under the direction of the Chief Public Defender, serves as attorney for indigent clients throughout Marquette County. Performs legal research using electronic and on line tools. 
Handles misdemeanor cases in District Court and representation of clients on the first
appearance docket. May also represent clients on felony cases in Circuit Court as directed by the Chief Public Defender. Advocates in the best interest for clients. Job Description and benefit summary package available on the County’s website, co.marquette.mi.us.
Position: ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER – ENTRY LEVEL
Organization: COUNTY OF MARQUETTE
Location: Marquette,  MI 
Salary: up to $60,444, based on background and qualifications
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 8/18/2022
Requirements Requirements
Must be a graduate from an accredited Law School and a Licensed Member in good
standing of the Michigan Bar.
Up to three years in the practice of law, criminal law experience highly desired. Those
recently accepted by the Bar strongly encouraged to apply.
A valid vehicle operator’s license; regular, reliable and predictable attendance;
comfortable with the daily use of technology, ability to perform without additional
clerical support, if necessary; must maintain State Bar of Michigan Certificate of
Admittance throughout employment with the county. Must be able to work in highly
stressful situations.
Wages & Benefits
Annual wage range up to $60,444, based on background and qualifications, plus fringe
benefit package.
To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to Human
Resources, 234 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855 or by email to jmcauliffe@mqtco.org.
Applications accepted until positions are filled. Marquette County is an Equal Opportunity
Provider and Employer.
Status: This listing expires on: 11/16/2022
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COUNTY OF MARQUETTE
Address:


Marquette,  MI 49855
Email:
jmcauliffe@mqtco.org
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Contact:
jmcauliffe@mqtco.org