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Attorney- Conflict Public Defender

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Government

Butte, MT, United States

Attorney- Conflict Public Defender

Attorney

State of Montana Office of the State Public Defender

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Min 3 yrs required

Full-time

No

Attorney - Conflict Public Defender
The candidate renders legal services for all cases handled by the Office of the Public Defender including: felony and misdemeanor criminal charges; youth court proceedings; involuntary mental health or developmental disability commitments; representing parents and children in dependent/neglect matters; and guardianship or conservatorship proceedings, as described in the Montana Public Defender Act Title 47. Serves as defense attorney for indigent criminal defendants and other persons in civil cases who are entitled by law to assistance of counsel. Prepares for and appears with clients at all pretrial and trial proceedings and hearings. Conducts investigations; obtains formal and informal discovery; develops a theory of the case; and researches legal issues, prepares, files and argues appropriate motions. Negotiates settlements or changes of plea. Interviews clients to evaluate evidence and assess strength of case. Analyzes charging documents, police reports and discovery material and evidence for assigned criminal cases. Prepares trial briefs and conducts all phases of trial in court, including jury trials. Recommends bond and participates in bond hearings. Reviews petitions for probation revocations. Participates in sentencing hearing Prepares motions for a new trial. Develops overall defense strategies. Keeps current with the statutes, rules, and cases regarding both procedural and substantive legal issues. Shows commitment and willingness to work with underprivileged populations, including those facing socio-economic adversity and mental health issues, assessing needs, making referrals and ensuring that services are provided to clients. Should have a Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school. Should preferably have 3 years of experience as an attorney in the criminal defense field. Should ideally have experience representing clients in felony cases and have a strong desire to work in indigent defense. Must have knowledge of legal and court policies, procedures, practices, terminology and systems; state and federal laws; and rules and regulations. Knowledge of the principles and practices of law enforcement is required. Should have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, the public, witnesses, judges/ court personnel, and law enforcement/prosecution personnel.

Req. #: 22143633. Apply online and upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references.

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May 02, 2023
Jan 17, 2023
Nov 05, 2022
Company info

Hiring Coordinator
State of Montana Office of the State Public Defender
44 W Park Street
Butte, MT 59701


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Government

Attorney

USD
76855 to 89718
Annually

Min 3 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Jan 17, 2023

May 02, 2023

Dec 31, 1969

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Attorney - Conflict Public Defender
The candidate renders legal services for all cases handled by the Office of the Public Defender including: felony and misdemeanor criminal charges; youth court proceedings; involuntary mental health or developmental disability commitments; representing parents and children in dependent/neglect matters; and guardianship or conservatorship proceedings, as described in the Montana Public Defender Act Title 47. Serves as defense attorney for indigent criminal defendants and other persons in civil cases who are entitled by law to assistance of counsel. Prepares for and appears with clients at all pretrial and trial proceedings and hearings. Conducts investigations; obtains formal and informal discovery; develops a theory of the case; and researches legal issues, prepares, files and argues appropriate motions. Negotiates settlements or changes of plea. Interviews clients to evaluate evidence and assess strength of case. Analyzes charging documents, police reports and discovery material and evidence for assigned criminal cases. Prepares trial briefs and conducts all phases of trial in court, including jury trials. Recommends bond and participates in bond hearings. Reviews petitions for probation revocations. Participates in sentencing hearing Prepares motions for a new trial. Develops overall defense strategies. Keeps current with the statutes, rules, and cases regarding both procedural and substantive legal issues. Shows commitment and willingness to work with underprivileged populations, including those facing socio-economic adversity and mental health issues, assessing needs, making referrals and ensuring that services are provided to clients. Should have a Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school. Should preferably have 3 years of experience as an attorney in the criminal defense field. Should ideally have experience representing clients in felony cases and have a strong desire to work in indigent defense. Must have knowledge of legal and court policies, procedures, practices, terminology and systems; state and federal laws; and rules and regulations. Knowledge of the principles and practices of law enforcement is required. Should have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, the public, witnesses, judges/ court personnel, and law enforcement/prosecution personnel.

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 76855 to 89718 Annually

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Req. #: 22143633. Apply online and upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
State of Montana Office of the State Public Defender
44 W Park Street
Butte, MT 59701

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