The candidate responsible for providing legal assistance to eligible clients of the program and to be an integral part of the organization’s efforts to be a partner in the state justice community. Some variance may be present due to differences in office and staffing size. Perform intake interviews for applicants and assists in screening of clients for eligibility for full representation. Provide high quality legal assistance to eligible clients on matters... read more
The candidate will be responsible for scheduling; communicating with clients and others; helping prepare and proofread legal documents and other projects; organizing; billing; managing supplies and other office needs; and others. Experience or education in the law / legal field preferred. Spanish speaking helpful. Some basic computer and tech knowledge helpful.
Assistant Public Defender
The candidate must have J.D./LL.B. from an accredited law school and meet the requirements of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 26.052b. Those qualifications are: good standing membership with the State Bar of Texas; exhibit proficiency and commitment to providing quality representation to defendants in death penalty cases; Trial experience in: the use of and challenge to mental health or forensic expert witnesses; and investigating and...