ATTORNEY - PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE - Coeur d Alene, Idaho

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Job location
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: 

ATTORNEY – PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE
"The law office of the Kootenai County Public Defender is a family of legal professionals that believes in the rule of law, due process and dignity for all."

APPLY AT WWW.KCGOV.US AND ATTACH COVER LETTER, RESUME & ONE WRITING SAMPLE
THIS ATTORNEY POSITION will provide Constitutional representation for people charged with crimes in Kootenai County. Assignments will be primarily felony cases but with assignment of misdemeanor, juvenile and child protective cases as well. This position requires experience defending clients charged with criminal offenses. Trial advocacy and strong writing skills are required. Please provide one writing sample.

• $71,246 to $74,000 per year depending on experience
• Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI), a pension plan with five year vesting, 11.94% employer contribution, and a lifetime payout upon retirement
• Excellent and comprehensive benefits package. For example, employee-only medical/dental/vision premium of only $55.33 per month (nicotine free rate). View our entire benefits package https://www.kcgov.us/346/Benefits
• Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

View the full job description https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kcgov/classspecs/1052424?keywords...

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 are you insurable?

To apply: 

TO APPLY: Apply online at https://www.kcgov.us/356/Employment-Opportunities MUST ATTACH COVER LETTER, RESUME AND ONE WRITING SAMPLE TO ONLINE APPLICATION. Must successfully pass the County’s pre-employment and subsequent drug testing and a background check. Driver’s license and ability to be insured.

EOE/Vets Preference/Drug Free Workplace

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$71,246 to $74,000/Yr/DOE
Submission deadline: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020