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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Cumberland, MD

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Company name

Maryland Office of the Public Defender

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Cumberland, MD

Date Last Verified

Feb 18,2018

Posted on

Feb 16,2018

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Assistant Public Defender The candidate will serve as an Assistant Public Defender in District XII serving Maryland’s Allegany and Garrett Counties. Will provide exceptional representation on behalf of all clients. 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. Ability to 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. Demonstrated commitment to zealous and comprehensive public defense is needed. Criminal trial experience or exposure is preferred. Active membership in good standing in the Maryland Bar or Bar of another state is needed. Deadline: 15 March, 2018.

Additional info

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

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Maryland Office of the Public Defender
248 North Mechanic Street
Cumberland, MD 21502