Deputy Public Defender

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451 GOVERNMENT WAY
COEUR D ALENE, ID 83816
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
KOOTENAI COUNTY
Street address: 
451 GOVERNMENT WAY
City: 
Coeur d Alene
State: 
Idaho
ZIP: 
83816
Job type: 
Legal - Defender
Position Description: 

THE POSITION: Provides multi-staged legal representation of persons accused of crimes, conducts fact investigation, legal research, legal writing and pragmatic negotiation. The person in this position must have already passed the Idaho State Bar and have an Idaho bar license.

• $52,510 to $78,195 per year depending on experience
• Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI), a pension plan with five year vesting, 11.32% employer contribution, and a lifetime payout upon retirement.
• Excellent and comprehensive benefits package. For example, employee-only medical/dental/vision premium of only $47 per month (tobacco free rate). View our entire benefits package.
• Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Requirements: 

REQUIREMENTS:
• Juris-Doctorate and a minimum of one year related experience and/or training. Maintains continuing legal education credits to maintain standing with the Idaho State Bar.
• License to practice as an attorney in the State of Idaho.
• Do you possess or have the ability to possess a driver’s license and be insurable?

SERVING AS A DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER:
• Monitors and manages a full case-load
• Appears in all required court proceedings
• Communicates directly with clients, explaining charges, constitutional and statutory rights and procedures
• Argues appeals at District Court and Idaho Supreme Court
• Work week, Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm

To apply: 

TO APPLY: Apply online at www.kcgov.us. MUST ATTACH COVER LETTER, RESUME, AND 3 WRITING SAMPLES TO ONLINE APPLICATION. Must successfully pass the County’s pre-employment and subsequent drug testing and a background check.

EOE/Vets Preference/Drug Free Workplace

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$52,510 to $78,195/Year/DOE
Submission deadline: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019