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Nevada State Public Defender

General Information


Job location: CARSON CITY, NV 89706 United States
Requisition code: PRF4-5-13
Date posted: 04/12/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Salary to $115,202. Medical, dental and life insurance; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holiday; accrual of 3 weeks annual and 3 weeks sick leave each year.

Job Classification

Job Category:Attorney

Job Description

Job description:
The incumbent provides leadership, direction and oversight to the Office of the State Public Defender. Responsibilities include: establish agency goals; oversee administration of agency budget and development of systems and policies for effective agency operations; oversee/supervise attorneys and investigators; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with state and county officials and judges; provide effective representation to defendants at arraignments, hearings and trials to include representation in capital cases; prepare and present appeals to the highest courts.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Graduation from an accredited school of law and at least four years of criminal defense experience. Admission to the Nevada State Bar is required at the time of appointment.
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