Job Details

Deputy Public Defender

Company name

Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Tucson, AZ
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Deputy Public Defender Duties : Responsible for providing guidance and assistance to newer attorneys. Also take on more serious and complicated cases and appeals. Provide guidance and assistance to Deputy Public Defenders to include staffing cases and co-chairing trials. Appear in tribal and appellate court as a Public Defender counsel, which may include managing client case files, representing the clients in court, selecting juries, arguing motions, and/or performing other related activities. Prepare a variety of legal documents including memorandums, briefs, and appeals for subsequent proceedings following court decisions, legal pleadings, and/or other related documents. Conduct a variety of legal research, analysis and document preparation related to cases, statutes, records, and related information to determine applicable arguments and potential case outcomes. Assist with strategic planning for office; compile statistical information, review and assign cases, and maintain law library; as needed. Maintain a professional conduct that conforms to the standards established by the firm. May coordinate and establish substance abuse treatment with internal and external agencies. Perform other duties of a similar nature or level as requested by supervisor or director.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : The candidate should have Juris Doctorate. Must have 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney with a preference for 3+ years of criminal courtroom experience. Must have Tribal Court Certification. Must be licensed member of a State Bar in good standing, preferably in the State of Arizona.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Pascua Yaqui Tribe
7474 S. Camino De Oeste
Tucson, AZ 85746

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