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ProfileAssistant Public Defender The candidate will be responsible for: accepting, researching, and preparing each case efficiently and expeditiously; advising and counseling each client regarding plea offers, client’s rights and options, strategies, sentencing, appellate rights, etc.; establishing and maintaining a professional relationship with each client, family, witness, and court personnel; maintaining open lines of communications with clients and their families, witnesses, and court personnel; involving investigators, interns and other support staff appropriately; seeking assistance from experts appropriate to the case; demonstrating maturity and a professional demeanor at all times; exercising sound judgment to achieve desired results; handling emergency assignments when needed; attending and participating in training seminars, division meetings, and staffing sessions; abiding by all Public Defender policies and procedures outlined in manual including but not limited to attendance, punctuality and professional dress code; and performing other related work as required. Must be a member in good standing of The Florida Bar and able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Should have JD degree. Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2018.
Requisition No: 16550. Position Number: 21013292.
State of Florida Justice Administrative Commission
Post Office Box 1654
Tallahassee, FL 32317-5709