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Felony Assistant Public Defender
The Far West Texas Regional Public Defender is seeking a felony Assistant Public Defender. We cover 5 rural counties in west Texas, an area twice the size of Maryland. The office is in Alpine, the gateway to Big Bend Country. The region includes some of the most beautiful parts of Texas, including Big Bend National Park, Terlingua, Marfa, and the Davis Mountains. Blue Origin launches its space program from our counties, and the McDonald Observatory scans the stars in the darkest skies in the 48 states.
Applicants must be willing to relocate to reside within the region. Compensation includes a salary of $100,000 per year, plus benefits including health insurance. Salary will be adjusted annually for COLA.
Position: Felony Assistant Public Defender
Organization: Far West Texas Regional Public Defender
Location: Alpine,  TX 
United States
Salary: $100,000 plus benefits
Posting Start Date: 10/20/2022
Date Posted: 10/20/2022
Requirements This position provides a full range of legal services to indigent defendants in the assigned courts. This lawyer will handle a wide range of felony cases, from arrest through trial, and duties may include some appellate work.

The office works in a team-based, ensemble approach, and significant cases include the support, collaboration, and input of investigators, social workers, and the other lawyers in the office.
Status: This listing expires on: 1/18/2023
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Far West Texas Regional Public Defender
205 N 7th St

Alpine,  TX 79830
United States
(432) 837-4120
James Gerard McDermott