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Criminal Division Department Head
Under the direction of the Chief District Public Defender, the Criminal Division Department Head is responsible for the planning, coordination, direction and evaluation of the work of attorneys and support staff in the Criminal Division of the Public Defender's Office; providing guidance and assistance to subordinates on administrative and legal problems; receiving and responding to complaints from clients and making decisions on resolution of complaints; assigning cases to insure an even distribution of the workload; working to resolve court scheduling issues and conflict assignments; evaluating assigned employees; maintaining liaisons with court administration, judges, other court personnel and justice partners; and undertaking related additional duties and assignments as required by the Chief District Public Defender.
Position: Criminal Division Department Head
Organization: MN Board of Public Defense, 4th District - Hennepin County
Location: Minneapolis,  MN 
United States
Salary: $117,000 - 138,000
Posting Start Date: 3/26/2021
Date Posted: 3/26/2021
Requirements Comprehensive knowledge of legal principles and practice, including criminal, juvenile and constitutional law and procedure; trial or appellate procedures and rules; legal research; effective planning and presentation of court cases. Considerable ability to: lead a management team; supervise attorneys and support staff; establish effective working relationships with court personnel and justice partners; work well with people from diverse racial, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds; prepare, present and conduct trial or appeals effectively; analyze and apply legal principles; plan, direct and evaluate the work of other attorneys and staff; analyze data; lead others by teaching, motivating, and promoting public defense values; set reasonable and attainable goals that inspire extraordinary effort in self and others. Considerable knowledge of: legal and policy issues affecting public defenders and their clients; of management and operations of public defense programs.
The work assigned to a position allocated to this class may not include all of the job functions or knowledge, skills, abilities, and physical requirements indicated nor does the class specification include all work that may be assigned or restrict the emphasis of the work assigned.

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**Applications Must be received by 11:59am on April 30, 2021
Status: This listing expires on: 6/24/2021
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MN Board of Public Defense, 4th District - Hennepin County

Minneapolis,  MN 55415
United States
Kassius Benson, Chief Public Defender