Juvenile Public Defender

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Job location
218 North Second Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
County of Franklin, Pennsylvania
Street address: 
218 North Second Street
Job type: 
Legal - Defender
Position Description: 

Franklin County, Pennsylvania is seeking to contract with an attorney to serve as the Juvenile Public Defender to represent juveniles charged with delinquent acts in Franklin County. Duties include consultation with juvenile clients, investigation and representation of the juveniles in juvenile court proceedings.


A Juris Doctor degree; admission to the Pennsylvania Bar; availability to attend hearing, generally held on Monday mornings, Thursday afternoons and Friday mornings; and ability to commit approximately 24 hours per week, of which about 12 hours will involve court hearings.

To apply: 

Please send resume with cover letter to: Franklin County Human Resources, 218 North Second Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201. Please indicate prominently on your cover letter that you are applying for the Juvenile Public Defender position. A county of Franklin application is also required. The application may be obtained online at www.franklincountypa.gov.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$45,000 - $60,000
Submission deadline: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019