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Fargo, ND Attorney II Public Defender

Summary of Work

 

This position will represent indigent clients in judicial proceedings in the East Central Judicial District and on appeals in the North Dakota Supreme Court.  This position will require travel to all counties in the East Central Judicial District, and may provide conflict services in other jurisdictions. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Represent clients in judicial proceedings in a competent, effective and ethical manner.
  • Provide representation for conflict cases in other jurisdictions as necessary which may require some travel.
  • Keep abreast of statutory and decisional law in areas of practice.
  • Maintain license to practice laws and obtain required CLE credits.
  • May assist with agency education and training programs and projects for public defenders and contract attorneys.
  • Performs other duties as necessary and/or assigned by the Commission.
Position: Fargo, ND Attorney II Public Defender
Organization: ND Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents
Location: Valley City,  ND 
United States
Salary: 5687-7000/mth hiring
Posting Start Date: 9/5/2019
Date Posted: 9/6/2019
Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

 
  • Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school
  • Licensure as an attorney eligible to practice law in the State of North Dakota.  We will consider applications from persons eligible for licensure, but not currently licensed in ND.
  • Two years work experience in the practice of law which included court experience.  Experience related to actual criminal defense is preferred.
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Analytical and decision-making ability.

If no qualified applicants, will consider underfilling as an Attorney I which requires a Juris Doctorate degree and license to practice law in North Dakota.

Application Procedures

 
 

Applicants are screened based on qualifications, successful completion of the interview process and a background and criminal investigation.  Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  

Documents to be submitted:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial Law School Transcript
  • Writing Sample

 

Anyone needing assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process please contact the Valley City Administrative Office at 701-845-8632.

 

ND Relay Number 1-800-366-6888

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

Status: This listing expires on: 12/5/2019
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Organization Information
Name:
ND Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents
Address:


Valley City,  ND 58072
United States
Email:
clcivc@nd.gov
Phone:
701-845-8632
Fax:
Contact:
Brooke Nelson