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Staff Attorney Ii

Company name

Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy.

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Nov 26,2019

Posted on

Aug 13,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 47623 to 68234 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Hazard, KY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Staff Attorney II
The candidate represents indigent criminal defendants in District Court cases vigorously, effectively, ethically, and with integrity. Conducts client interviews and maintains notes and records of pertinent case facts sufficient to provide proper client representation. Researches legal issues and writes clear, concise motions. Obtains knowledge of the case through discovery and investigation sufficient to provide advice to clients regarding disposition. Develops a theory of the case that is consistent with the facts and the law. Willing to try appropriate cases. Duties are performed primarily in both office and courtroom settings. Travel is required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 1 year of experience as a licensed attorney in the practice of law. Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) will substitute for the 1 year of experience. Should ideally have some criminal defense experience and exhibits exceptional planning and organizational skills, is self-directed and also comfortable working with their defense team which includes other attorneys, investigators, alternative sentencing workers and office administrative legal staff.

Deadline: August 23, 2019

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy.
470 Main Street
Hazard, KY 41701