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NEW PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE IS HIRING! The creation of Nueces County’s very first Public Defender’s Office is the result of a commitment to quality indigent defense and mental health by TIDC and Nueces County. We are looking for a passionate, compassionate team to defend indigent people charged with crimes in Corpus Christi, Texas -- also known as "the Sparkling City by the Sea". Our area is known for its tropical climate, beautiful coastline, abundance of outdoor activities, and affordable cost of living. The coastal bend is family-friendly and has opportunities for sports, entertainment, and the arts, in addition to higher education. Explore the options at www.visitcorpuschristi.com.
The office anticipates representing approximately one-fourth of the indigent individuals facing criminal cases alongside the existing close-knit private defense bar that represents indigent people through the court-appointment system. The staff will include full-time social worker/case managers to assist clients with mental health challenges. We are looking for attorneys, social workers, an investigator, and support staff eager to be a part of creating this office to protect Constitutional rights, pursue justice, and amplify the voices of the poor and disenfranchised who encounter the criminal legal system. Come help us build a meaningful, mission-minded team! Positions are listed on the Human Resources page at www.nuecesco.com.
The Nueces County Public Defender’s Office Investigator will assist attorneys representing indigent individuals facing criminal charges.

Conduct investigations to aid in the legal defense of individuals with pending criminal charges.

Interview clients, witnesses, and others to further factual investigations and obtain statements.

Visit crime scenes to evaluate physical and environmental factors related to case investigation. 

Take photographs and prepare diagrams, charts, and drawings.

Acquire records, documents, and physical evidence.

Locate witnesses and other relevant individuals.

Prepare and serve subpoenas.

Prepare reports and present findings to defense team.

Provide trial support and testify as necessary.

Must be willing and eligible to become a Notary Public.

Perform any other duties as assigned.

Position: Investigator
Organization: Nueces County Public Defender's Office
Location: Corpus Christi,  TX 
United States
Salary: $23.79/hr
Posting Start Date: 12/22/2022
Date Posted: 12/29/2022
Requirements High school diploma or GED and at least two years of training or work experience performing investigative duties in the military, insurance, law, criminal justice, journalism, public health, civil rights, education, social sciences, public policy, or related field.  Bachelor’s degree or some college preferred.
Status: This listing expires on: 3/29/2023
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Nueces County Public Defender's Office
901 Leopard

Corpus Christi,  TX 78401
United States
(361) 888-0208
Human Resources