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Litigation - General Attorney in Corning, AR

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Company name

Arkansas Public Defender Commission

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Corning, AR

Posted on

Jan 23,2018

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Public Defender Attorney I Duties : Responsible for conducting legal research and writing legal documents for use in litigation and for providing legal assistance to clients. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. Provides legal representation to all defendants, as required by the Courts. Investigates defendant's case by locating and interviewing witnesses, in order to obtain information relevant to the defense of the client. Writes briefs, motions, and other pleadings supporting case arguments to facilitate litigation process. Represents the defendant in legal proceedings including state and federal court. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : The candidate should have formal education equivalent of a law degree from an accredited law school; plus 1+ year of experience in the practice of law. Must be licensed to practice law and admitted to the Arkansas State Bar in accordance with ACA 16-22-201. Must be certified for D and C felonies, misdemeanors, juveniles, guardianship, mental health cases, traffic cases punishable by incarceration and all contempt proceedings punishable by incarceration.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Arkansas Public Defender Commission
123 North College
Fayetteville, AR 72701