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Legal Assistant II Dickinson, ND

The Legal Assistant II reports to the attorney responsible for administrative oversight for the Dickinson
Public Defender Office which provides for the delivery of state-funded legal counsel services for indigent
defense within the State of North Dakota. 

This position is responsible for assisting the attorneys in the delivery of legal services.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify and research legal issues.
  • Review and draft legal documents including motions, briefs, orders, discovery requests,
              and other documents.
  • Assist attorneys with hearing preparation by summarizing case files, contacting parties,
conducting investigations, and ensuring that necessary documents are prepared and filed.
  • Respond to inquiries for legal information through verbal and written means.
  • Communicate with attorneys, clients, defendants, witnesses, and the general public;
serve as liaison between office and clients, witnesses, court personnel, and public and private parties.
  • Provide assistance with conflict cases in other jurisdictions as necessary which may require some travel.
  • Performs other duties as necessary and/or assigned.
Position: Legal Assistant II Dickinson, ND
Organization: North Dakota Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents
Location: Valley City,  ND 
United States
Salary: $3586-$4184
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 11/19/2018
Status: This listing expires on: 2/17/2019
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Organization Information
North Dakota Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents
PO Box 149

Valley City,  ND 58072
United States
Brooke Nelson


July 1, 2018: General Registration opens for the “WE THE DEFENDERS” TRAINING CONFERENCE,  November 26-29, 2018, Indianapolis, IN

Due to overwhelming demand, NAPD will again offer this comprehensive Investigator and Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate training experience! The program will include one track for Investigators and a separate track for Social Worker/Sentencing Advocates.  Hear from nationally recognized experts who will share their knowledge on a wide range of topics relevant to the work you do each and every day.  Network with other criminal defense practitioners from around the country and find your tribe. Registration closes Septemebr 3.
This one of a kind conference is developed through surveys of the registrants.   You have a say in what sessions are offered and will have multiple options during the conference.
Click here to watch as the schedule develops based on your suggestions.
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Click here to register for the Investigator Conference Track.
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January 23, 2018: In response to US Attorney General Jeff Session's reversal of prior policy on the imposition of fines and fees for criminal defendants, NAPD submitted the following letter on behalf of the public defender community. You can read the letter HERE

January 17, 2018: The 2018 NAPD Investigators Conference and 2018 Social Workers & Sentencing Advocates Institute (March 26-29, 2018 in Denver, CO) are now at full capacity and closed for registration. A wait list is being developed.

November 28, 2017: NAPD has uploaded videos of the presentations from the 2017 NAPD Workloads Conference in St. Louis (held November 17-18). Members can access these valuable presentations on MyGideon by logging into their NAPD account.