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Assistant Public Defender
Job Description: Attorney is responsible for providing representation to indigent clients in all phases and types of criminal matters.



 
Position: Assistant Public Defender
Organization: Missouri State Public Defender
Location: Statewide,  MO 
United States
Salary: $46,992/year starting salary
Posting Start Date: 1/10/2019
Date Posted: 1/10/2019
Requirements MSPD is a statewide agency with over 350 attorneys working in trial, appellate, and capital litigation offices located throughout the state. Visit website for current list of attorney vacancies and to download Employment Applicationhttps://publicdefender.mo.gov/employment/vacancies/

Duties to include pre-trial and trial preparation; litigating all aspects of the case through disposition at the trial court level; promoting and protecting the best interest of the client at all times; maintaining client contact by telephone, appointments, or institutional visits; keeping client apprised of investigations, negotiations, and court rulings; appearing at regularly scheduled court dockets and all appearances concerning assigned caseload; drafting motions and pleadings.

 
Status: This listing expires on: 4/10/2019
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Organization Information
Name:
Missouri State Public Defender
Address:
Woodrail Centre
1000 W Nifong, Bldg 7, Ste 100
Statewide,  MO 65203
United States
Email:
human.resources@mspd.mo.gov
Phone:
573-777-9977
Fax:
573-777-9976
Contact:
Gina Hall

NAPD News

December 15, 2018: Registration is now open for NAPD's Spring Events:
  • Executive Leadership Insitute (Frankfort, KY)
  • Train the Trainer (Frankfort, KY)
  • "We the Defenders" Investigators Conference (Biloxi, MS)
  • "We the Defenders" Social Workers/Sentencing AdvocatesConference (Biloxi, MS)
  • Team Mitigation Institute (Atlanta, GA)
Click on Events Tab for more info and to register.
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October 30, 2018: NAPD releases a video about its achievements over the 5 years since forming in November in 2013. This films was coordinated by NAPD Steering Committee Member and San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi and debuted at the Racial Justice Training and 5 Year Celebration in Baltimore, Maryland. You can watch the video HERE

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

You can watch a video about the event HERE 

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. 
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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
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