Deputy Public Defender

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Lawrence County Public Defenders
90 Sherman Street
Deadwood, SD 57732
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Lawrence County Public Defenders
Street address: 
90 Sherman Street
South Dakota
Job type: 
Legal - Defender
Position Description: 

Representation of indigent clients through all stages of the state court system in criminal and some civil matters. This includes pre-trial proceedings, motions, court and jury trials of criminal matters, appeals, habeas corpus proceedings, abuse and neglect actions, and juvenile proceedings.


The successful applicant must possess a J.D. degree and be a current member in good standing or eligible for admission to the South Dakota Bar. Criminal trial experience or clinical program experience in criminal law are preferred.

To apply: 

Please forward résumé, cover letter, and at least one writing sample to the address provided or contact the Office of the Lawrence County Public Defender for more information at (605) 578-3000.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$58,434.48 - $69,576.78 (Dependent upon experience)
Submission deadline: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017