Job Details


Company name

State of Wyoming Public Defender

Organization Type


Job Type


Valid Through

Sep 03, 2020

Posted on

May 21, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 4840 to 9718 Monthly

Years of Experience

Max 2 yrs required


Cheyenne, WY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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The candidate provides legal representation to indigent clients charged with the crime(s). Conducts interviews with clients and witnesses. Prepares motions, briefs, memoranda, and other legal documents. Argues motions before trial court. Represents clients at court hearings and trial. Analyzes cases and advises clients on the best course of action. Prepares legal documents and appears at trial on behalf of the client. Consults with other attorneys in the office to formulate a case strategy, plans for the case, and agency work. Stays current in legal literature in all aspects of the relevant law to provide current assistance to clients and staff attorneys, including meeting CLE requirements.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. degree and license to practice law in Wyoming. Must have 0-2 years of relevant legal experience. Should have knowledge of trial and hearing procedure and rules of evidence. Must have the ability to present statements of fact, law, and argument clearly and logically in written and oral form. Knowledge of criminal statutes, court procedures, and legal research methods is required. Knowledge of substantive and procedural laws in criminal justice, including state, federal, and administrative law is needed.

Additional info

Job #: 12779

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
State of Wyoming Public Defender
2020 Carey Avenue, 3rd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002

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