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Criminal Law Attorney in La Plata, MD

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Company name

Maryland Office of the Public Defender

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Criminal Law


La Plata, MD

Date Last Verified

Mar 06,2018

Posted on

Mar 05,2018

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Assistant Public Defender The candidate will represent indigent clients and provide exceptional representation on behalf of all clients. Will primarily be assigned to one county, members of the Southern Maryland team may, on occasion, transition to other offices within the District based on the needs of the District as a whole. Competently and resourcefully manage an active caseload. Actively communicate with clients, team members, and resources for optimal client outcomes. Continuously seek professional development through trainings, continuing legal education, and trial skills courses. Should have demonstrated commitment to zealous and comprehensive public defense. Active membership in good standing in the Maryland Bar or Bar of another State is required. Application Deadline: March 28, 2018.

Additional info

Submit current resume, cover letter addressing the above qualifications, list of references, completed Applicant Essay (available under Careers), and writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Southern Maryland Trade Center
101 Catalpa Drive , Suite 102A
La Plata, MD 29646