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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Public Defender's Office

Employment Opportunity

Assistant Public Defender

The Gooding County Public Defender's Office is seeking a full-time Assistant Public Defender. This position is for the performance of professional legal work representing indigent adults and juveniles. A successful applicant will primarily provide misdemeanor-level criminal defense with opportunities to handle other levels of public defense cases. Duties including pretrial and trial preparation; litigating all aspects of the case through disposition at the trial court level; relevant motion practice; and appearing at regularly scheduled court hearings. A successful candidate must be licensed to practice law in the State of Idaho and have a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and ability to work respectfully and collaboratively in a team environment. Annual salary is $60,000-$65,000 DOE with county benefits including health insurance and PERSI retirement. This position is contingent on funding and is to be funded on a year to year by grant. Interested candidates will need to submit a resume with a Gooding County application form (Search: "application for employment" at www.goodingcounty.org). The position is available immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications and resumes can be delivered or mailed to 125 5 th Ave. W. Gooding, ID 83330 or emailed to dana@jamesmvlaw.com 

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