Assistant Public Defender - Washington County

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Organization information
Organization name: 
Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Job type: 
Legal - Defender
Position Description: 

You will represent indigent trial-level clients facing misdemeanor and/or felony criminal charges. Note: the position does not involve trial-level representation in federal court and does not involve post-trial representation on direct appeal, state post-conviction, or federal habeas litigation. You will be successful if you thrive in a close-knit team environment and are interested in trial-level work, as well as providing client service in a fast-paced work setting. Eagerness to work with a supervisor to learn the intricacies of the position and provide high-quality representation will serve you well. Essential duties of this position include but are not limited to: Prepare cases for trial; Try cases as lead counsel or as co-counsel; Represent clients in community control violations; Conduct pre-trial conferences, hearings, and plea negotiations; Examine witnesses; Present legal arguments and evidence.


Admission to Ohio Bar pursuant to Section 4705.01

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$67,620 - $96,200
Submission deadline: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2023