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DEPUTY ASST PUBLIC DEFENDER MILFORD CT
Represents and advises indigent clients in cases involving misdemeanors, felonies, mental health commitments, Miller Graham, appeals, juvenile, child protection and family support magistrate issues; advises clients of rights, options, strategies, sentencing and responsibilities; represent and appear with clients at jury and court trials, administrative and court proceedings; review, evaluate and determine legal motions, pleas and other legal action on behalf of client; involved with Prosecutors, assistant attorneys, outside counsel, general or support enforcement agents in plea negotiations and other agreements; order investigations and subpoenas; requests social work services; study and interpret laws, court decisions and other legal authorities; may represent respondents in restraining order issues; prepares appellate and other briefs, motions and other legal documents; maintains extensive contact with agencies that provide services or are involved in the defense of clients; regularly visits correctional facilities or other locations where clients are located; maintains contact with clients and/or families; directs the appellate and other appeals efforts of assigned cases; presents cases to the Superior, Appellate and State Supreme Courts; performs extensive legal research; maybe involved in extensive briefing; maintains in-depth and updated knowledge of criminal defense, child protection and/or family support  trial and appellate practices and law; prepares and/or examines complex and diverse records, exhibits, transcripts and tapes; participates in training programs; performs other related tasks.
Position: DEPUTY ASST PUBLIC DEFENDER MILFORD CT
Organization: Division of Public Defender Services
Location: Hartford,  CT 
United States
Salary: Starting Salary is $72,458-81,506 based on experience
Posting Start Date: 4/6/2021
Date Posted: 4/6/2021
Requirements
division of public Defender services
state of connecticut
human resources
 
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
deputy ASST. PUBLIC DEFENDER
ANSONIA/MILFORD GA
APRIL 6, 2021
*PLEASE POST AND CIRCULATE*
 
Applications are being accepted for a Deputy Assistant Public Defender for the Ansonia/Milford located in Milford.  This is a combined JD/GA Court located in the along the shore south of New Haven Connecticut.
Desirable candidates should have experience in criminal defense and must be admitted to the Connecticut Bar.
Starting Salary is $72,458-81,506 based on experience   with full State benefits. (New Hires)
Applicants must submit Employment Application, Letter of Interest, Resume, Attorney Application Supplement, and Attorney Reference form.
Applicants interested in transfer are required to submit an updated Attorney Application Supplement, Letter of Interest, Attorney References and Resume.
Employment Application; Attorney Application Supplement and Attorney References can be obtained from our website: https://portal.ct.gov/OCPD/Employment/Employment-Opportunities
ALL APPLICATION DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ONE DOCUMENT PACKAGE and submitted to Diane.Fitzpatrick@jud.ct.gov no later than April 16, 2021.
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
DPDS is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
 
Status: This listing expires on: 7/5/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
Division of Public Defender Services
Address:
55 Farmington Ave 8th Floor

Hartford,  CT 06105
United States
Email:
Diane.Fitzpatrick@jud.ct.gov
Phone:
(860) 509-6432
Fax:
Contact:
DIANE FITZPATRICK DIRECTOR HR