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Job TitleTemporary Replacement-Assistant Public Defender Misdemeanor or Juvenile Division
Job Title NotePublic Defender
Job SummaryDEFINITION: Assistant to the Will County Public Defender concentrated in the defense of indigent individuals as appointed by Circuit Court Judges and Associate Judges in criminal and quasi-criminal proceedings. Includes generally, representation of clients in misdemeanor, traffic, and criminal contempt proceedings and related matters as assigned, using knowledge of criminal law, departmental, County of Will and the Circuit Courts of Will County policies, rules, standards and practices, including the rules of conduct and procedure as found in the statutes of the State of Illinois and the rules of the Illinois Supreme Court. NATURE OF WORK: Supervisory Relationship: Responsible to the Will County Public Defender, Chief Felony Defender and other supervisory personnel, as assigned. Responsible to the Circuit and Associate Judges to whose courtroom the Assistant is assigned or otherwise appears; responsible for personnel, functions, equipment and activities, as assigned by the Will County Public Defender or First Assistant Public Defender, in coordination with Circuit and Associate Judges, concerning case and trial assignment and management.
Minimum Qualifications1. Education: Possession of a law degree from an American Bar Association (A.B.A.) accredited College or University required. 2. Licensed and in good standing with the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Illinois Supreme Court required. 3. Appointed and removed by the Will County Public Defender.
Salary Range$51,665- Excellent fringe benefits and working conditions
Apply ToMr. Michael Renzi Will County Public Defender 58 East Clinton Street Suite 210 Joliet, Illinois 60432
Apply byDecember 23, 2021
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Disclaimer*Completed Will County Employment Application or Resume with cover letter, copy of current A.R.D.C. card issued by the Illinois Supreme Court, Minimum of three references, law school transcripts may be submitted by mail, fax or hand delivered. Only interviewed applicants will be notified of the selection process. Equal Opportunity Employer

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