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Assistant Public Defender

Company name

Lake County Public Defender's Office

Organization Type


Job Type



USD 56840


Waukegan, IL

Date Last Verified

Jan 14,2018

Posted on

Jan 13,2018
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Assistant Public Defender The candidate will be responsible for defending the indigent accused of Lake County. Will be involved with the defense of criminal charges within local government, ranging from negotiating dispositions on misdemeanor and traffic charges, litigating motions, and conducting jury or bench trials. Will be responsible of the preparation of the defense of criminal cases, from arraignment through ultimate disposition. Will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have a Juris Doctor degree and be licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois. Should have a working knowledge of Illinois criminal procedure; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Successful completion of a background screening required. Drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Additional info

Tracking Code 216738-924

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lake County Public Defender's Office
15 S. County St
Waukegan, IL 60085