LAWRENCE COUNTY JOB OPENING NOTICE

 

 

 

 

Date:

May 25, 2018

 

 

Job title:

Deputy Public Defender

 

 

Department/Office:

Office of the Public Defender

 

 

Closing date:

Applications will be reviewed until position is filled

 

 

Start date:

As available

 

 

Salary (annual):

$60,187.40 - $71,664.06 (Dependent upon experience)

 

 

Work schedule:

Full-time

 

 

Submit résumé and writing sample to:

Amber L. Richey, Chief Deputy, Office of the Lawrence County Public Defender, 90 Sherman Street, Deadwood, SD 57732

 

 

Description of duties:

Representation of indigent clients through all stages of the state court system in criminal and some civil matters. This includes pre-trial proceedings, motions, various court hearings and jury trials in criminal matters, appeals, habeas corpus proceedings, abuse and neglect actions, and juvenile proceedings.

 

 

Qualifications:

The successful applicant must possess a J.D. degree and be a current member in good standing or eligible for admission to the South Dakota Bar. Criminal trial experience or clinical program experience in criminal law are preferred. Must be a resident of Lawrence County or willing to become a resident within eleven months of start date.

 

 

Additional information:

Lawrence County offers health, dental and life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave and retirement benefits. Please contact the Office of the Lawrence County Public Defender for more information at (605) 578-3000.

 

 

 

Lawrence County is an equal opportunity employer.