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Deputy public defender
The application deadline for the Deputy Public Defender position in the Alameda County Public Defender's Office HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 13, 2020.

Date opened:  3/6/20
Filing deadline:  4/13/20 at 5:00 p.m.
Salary:  $75/86-$104.99/hour; $157,788.80-$218,379.20/year

Applications can be found at the Alameda County website under Careers, or here:  https://jobapscloud.com/Alameda/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=20&R2=3125&R3=01

THE DEPARTMENT
The Alameda County Public Defender's Office provides the highest quality of indigent criminal defense by vigorously advocating for the rights of individuals facing criminal charges in adult and juvenile court. Our mission is to zealously protect and defend the rights of clients through compassionate and inspired legal representation of the highest quality, in pursuit of a fair and unbiased system of justice for all. The Alameda County Office is one of the oldest Public Defender offices in the nation, chartered in 1927 by Earl Warren who later became Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Today, our team of more than 100 attorneys, 18 investigators and 40 support staff handle approximately 40,000 cases per year providing innovative, holistic defense services for Alameda County residents. In 2012, the office was named the "Best Law Firm" in the East Bay by the Alameda County Bar Association. 
For additional info, please visit: http://www.acgov.org/defender
THE POSITION:
Found only in the Public Defender's Department, Deputy Public Defender is the general litigation attorney class. By the assignment of the Public Defender, Deputy Public Defenders are the attorneys for defendants in criminal and juvenile cases, and represent litigants in certain civil proceedings, as appointed to or accepted by the Public Defender. Deputy Public Defenders perform all related legal work as required and authorized by the Public Defender.
Position: Deputy public defender
Organization: Alameda County Public Defender's Office
Location: Oakland,  CA 
United States
Salary: $75/86-$104.99/hour; $157,788.80-$218,379.20/year
Posting Start Date: 4/2/2020
Date Posted: 4/2/2020
Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Current active membership and good standing with the State Bar of California. 

2. Valid California motor vehicle operator's license. 

Experience: 
EITHER:
The equivalent of 24 months of full-time experience in the class of Associate Deputy Public Defender in the Alameda County classified service. (Non-classified includes District Attorney?s Office, Hospital Authority, and the Consolidated Courts.) 
OR
The equivalent of 24 months full-time experience in the practice of criminal law, and demonstrated competence in the handling of all phases of felony cases, including substantial felony trial experience. Substantial felony trial experience is deemed to include the trial to verdict of at least three felonies for which the possible penalty exceeds seven years. 
 
NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.
Status: This listing expires on: 7/1/2020
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Organization Information
Name:
Alameda County Public Defender's Office
Address:


Oakland,  CA 94612
United States
Email:
sue.ra@acgov.org
Phone:
Fax:
Contact:
Sue Ra