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Assistant Public Defender - North Carolina District 27A
*Recruiting for 2 positions*

The Office of the Public Defender, District 27A (Gaston County), seeks two qualified individuals to serve as an Assistant Public Defender. The selected candidate will represent indigent persons charged with criminal offenses in District and Superior Court.

For more information and to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/4197079/assistant-public-defender
Applications must be submitted via the above link for consideration.
Position: Assistant Public Defender - North Carolina District 27A
Organization: North Carolina Office of Indigent Defense Services
Location: Gastonia,  NC 
United States
Salary: $47,482.00 - $88,468.00 Annually
Posting Start Date: 9/8/2023
Date Posted: 9/11/2023
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Knowledge of: Federal, State, common and constitutional law; judicial procedures and rules of evidence; case, statutory, regulatory and common law; NC General Statutes to defend criminal cases; judicial and quasi-judicial procedures; and legal research methods.

Skills in: strong communication, writing, interviewing, and organization.

Ability to: analyze facts, laws, rules, regulations, interpretations, and related written documents and apply applicable law to those facts; conduct legal research; plan, develop and execute an effective litigation strategy to achieve desired results; prepare, organize and conduct witness examinations; deliver opening statements, closing arguments, and evidentiary objections; and express complex legal concepts and related facts in a clear and concise manner.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school and an active license to practice law in North Carolina.

Applicants with experience in criminal district and/or criminal superior court trials is helpful but not required. Spanish language fluency a plus.

Status: This listing expires on: 12/10/2023
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North Carolina Office of Indigent Defense Services

Gastonia,  NC 28052
United States
Thad "Rocky" Lutz