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District Defender - Columbia Capital Litigation
The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for a District Defender in the Central Capital Office in Columbia. This five-attorney office handles the preparation and trial of guilt and penalty phases of capital murder cases throughout the state. In addition to caseload responsibilities, the District Defender is responsible for case assignments, monitoring of employee performance, hiring and development and implementation of office policies.
Position: District Defender - Columbia Capital Litigation
Organization: Missouri State Public Defender
Location: Columbia,  MO 
United States
Salary: $7470/month plus capital differential of $500/month as capital associate or $1000/month as capital lead
Posting Start Date: 2/11/2021
Date Posted: 2/11/2021
Requirements Qualifications: Must be a member of the Missouri Bar; management experience preferred; murder trial experience preferred.
Salary/Benefits: Eligible for full state benefits including health, life, and long-term disability insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, CLE training, and payment of bar dues. Salary is $7,470/month. In addition, individual will receive capital differential of $500/month as capital associate or $1000/month as capital lead.

To Apply:  An Application for Employment must be submitted to be considered for opening. Applicants may also provide a resume, cover letter, and/or writing sample. Applications can be obtained at any Public Defender office, via website at publicdefender.mo.gov or by calling (573) 777-9977, ext. 202. Applications MUST be received in Human Resources no later than February 24, 2021.
Send completed applications by mail, fax, or email to:
Missouri State Public Defender
Attn: Human Resources
Woodrail Centre
1000 W. Nifong, Bldg. 7, Suite 100
Columbia, MO  65203
Fax: 573-777-9976
Email: human.resources@mspd.mo.gov
Status: This listing expires on: 5/12/2021
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Organization Information
Missouri State Public Defender
1000 West Nifong Boulevard Bldg 7 Ste 100

Columbia,  MO 65203
United States
(573) 777-9977
(573) 777-9976
Amy Johnson