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Appellate Attorney/Assistant Public Defender
The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for an Assistant Public Defender in the Central Appellate Office located in Columbia. Attorney will represent indigent clients in all three Courts of Appeals and in the Missouri Supreme Court on direct appeals from misdemeanor and felony convictions, appeals from juvenile adjudications, appeals from the denial of postconviction relief, and occasionally petitions for extraordinary relief in those courts.
Position: Appellate Attorney/Assistant Public Defender
Organization: Missouri State Public Defender
Location: Columbia,  MO 
United States
Salary: $4342/mo+State benefits
Posting Start Date: 8/25/2022
Date Posted: 8/25/2022
Requirements Qualifications: Must be a member of the Missouri Bar or eligible for bar licensure in Missouri.
Salary/Benefits: Starting salary is $52,104. After one year, an APD is eligible for salary increase to $57,792. 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 Sept. 7, 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: 11/23/2022
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Missouri State Public Defender
1000 West Nifong Boulevard Bldg 7 Ste 100

Columbia,  MO 65203
United States
(573) 777-9977
(573) 777-9976
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