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Deputy District Defender - Liberty, MO
The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for a Deputy District Defender in the Liberty Trial Office. The Deputy District Defender is a management position reporting directly to the District Defender. The position is part of Missouri State Public Defender System management. An office with a sufficiently large number of employees may have a Deputy District Defender to help in all aspects of managing the district office with specific responsibilities to be determined by the District Defender based on the needs of the office.
The Deputy District Defender will assist the District Defender in communicating and implementing MSPD goals and policies and will assume all responsibilities of the District Defender when the District Defender is absent or unavailable. Individual will assist the District Defender in coaching, mentoring, reviewing, and supervising the performance of all employees in the office; in all administrative responsibilities; and in personnel matters. Based upon the needs of the office, the District Defender will determine the size of the caseload to be assigned to the Deputy District Defender, who will handle a serious and complex caseload in an exemplary manner.
Position: Deputy District Defender - Liberty, MO
Organization: Missouri State Public Defender
Location: Liberty,  MO 
Salary: $7779/mo+State benefits
Posting Start Date: 5/11/2023
Date Posted: 5/11/2023
Requirements Qualifications: Must be a member of the Missouri Bar and have criminal law experience.  Management experience preferred.
Salary/Benefits: 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. Salary is $7,779/month.
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 May 24, 2023.
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
-The Missouri State Public Defender System 
is an Equal Opportunity Employer-
Status: This listing expires on: 11/7/2023
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Missouri State Public Defender
234 W Shrader St
Ste. A
Liberty,  MO 64068
(573) 777-9977
(573) 777-9976
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