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Attorney- Public Defender

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Government

Anaconda, MT, United States

Attorney- Public Defender

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State of Montana Office of the State Public Defender

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Full-time

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Attorney- Public Defender
The candidate serves as defense attorney for indigent criminal defendants and other persons in civil cases who are entitled by law to assistance of counsel. Prepares for and appears with clients at all pretrial and trial proceedings and hearings. Conducts investigations, obtains formal and informal discovery, develops a theory of the case, researches legal issues, and prepares, files and argues appropriate motions. Negotiates settlements or changes of plea. Interviews clients to evaluate evidence and assess strength of case. Analyzes charging documents, police reports and discovery material and evidence for assigned criminal cases. Conducts all phases of trial in court, including jury trials. Recommends bond and participates in bond hearings. Reviews petitions for probation revocations. Participates in sentencing hearing. Prepares motions for a new trial. Develops overall defense strategies. Keeps current with the statutes, rules, and cases regarding both procedural and substantive legal issues. Shows commitment and willingness to work with underprivileged populations, including those facing socio-economic adversity and mental health issues, assessing needs, making referrals and ensuring that services are provided to clients. Juris Doctor (JD) from an ABA accredited law school is required. Membership in the State Bar or ability to achieve membership in the Montana state Bar during a probationary period is required.

Req ID: 22142703. Send cover Letter, resume and 3 professional references.

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May 02, 2023
Jan 17, 2023
Aug 11, 2022
Company info

Hiring Coordinator
State of Montana Office of the State Public Defender
118 Cherry Street
P.O. Box 122
Anaconda, MT 59711


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Attorney

USD
63331 to 81163
Annually

Full-time

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Jan 17, 2023

May 02, 2023

Jan 17, 2023

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Attorney- Public Defender
The candidate serves as defense attorney for indigent criminal defendants and other persons in civil cases who are entitled by law to assistance of counsel. Prepares for and appears with clients at all pretrial and trial proceedings and hearings. Conducts investigations, obtains formal and informal discovery, develops a theory of the case, researches legal issues, and prepares, files and argues appropriate motions. Negotiates settlements or changes of plea. Interviews clients to evaluate evidence and assess strength of case. Analyzes charging documents, police reports and discovery material and evidence for assigned criminal cases. Conducts all phases of trial in court, including jury trials. Recommends bond and participates in bond hearings. Reviews petitions for probation revocations. Participates in sentencing hearing. Prepares motions for a new trial. Develops overall defense strategies. Keeps current with the statutes, rules, and cases regarding both procedural and substantive legal issues. Shows commitment and willingness to work with underprivileged populations, including those facing socio-economic adversity and mental health issues, assessing needs, making referrals and ensuring that services are provided to clients. Juris Doctor (JD) from an ABA accredited law school is required. Membership in the State Bar or ability to achieve membership in the Montana state Bar during a probationary period is required.

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USD 63331 to 81163 Annually

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Req ID: 22142703. Send cover Letter, resume and 3 professional references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
State of Montana Office of the State Public Defender
118 Cherry Street
P.O. Box 122
Anaconda, MT 59711

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