Job Details

Criminal Law Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Rock Springs, WY

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Company name

Wyoming Public Defenders Office

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - General/Commercial


$4,943.00 - $6,179.00 /mth

Years of Experience

2-5 yrs required


Rock Springs, WY

Date Last Verified

Oct 16,2017

Posted on

Aug 18,2017

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Practicing Attorney Level 2 Duties: With limited supervision, handles more complex misdemeanors for indigent individuals and with more oversight, handles simple felony cases such as burglaries, drug crimes, property crimes and probation violations. Initial meeting with clients. Review charges, potential penalties, and evidence asserted against the client. Explain case process and procedure. Answer questions posed by client. Meet with prosecutor and determine their position. Review discovery/police reports/witness report in the case. Review the evidence with the client and understand their position and what new evidence needs to be developed or investigated. Determine the client's position regarding a possible plea agreement. Prepare potential motions to suppress evidence, or other pretrial motions. Meet / conference with client prior to court appearances. Appear in Court with client. Resolve and finalize case through change of plea hearing, suppression hearing, or trial.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree with 2-5 years of relevant legal experience. License to practice law in Wyoming. Preference will be given to those applicants who have handled a misdemeanor caseload and is willing to continue to do so with some ability to handle low level felony cases. Knowledge of Wyoming Criminal Law. Knowledge of the United States Constitution.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Wyoming Public Defenders Office
1695 Sunset Drive
Suite 112
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Phone: 307-777-7188
Fax: 307-777-6562