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Assistant Public Defender

Company name

Maryland Office of the Public Defender

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Location

Cumberland, MD

Date Last Verified

Dec 07,2017

Posted on

Dec 06,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Assistant Public Defender The candidate will work independently in managing an active caseload while simultaneously working in a team-oriented environment focused on a client-centered approach to representation. Work independently in managing an active caseload while simultaneously working in a team-oriented environment focused on a client-centered approach to representation. Zealous representation of indigent defendants at every stage of the criminal process. Competently and resourcefully prepare for and 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. Must have active membership in good standing in the Maryland Bar or Bar of another State by January, 2018. Should have demonstrated commitment to zealous and comprehensive public defense. Criminal trial experience or exposure is preferred. Deadline: December 30, 2017

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Send current resume, cover letter addressing the above qualifications, list of references, and completed Applicant Essay.

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