Committee for Public Counsel Services

The Committee for Public Counsel Services is the state agency in Massachusetts responsible for providing an attorney when the state or federal constitution or a state statute requires the appointment of an attorney for a person who cannot afford to retain one.  The agency provides representation in criminal, delinquency, youthful offender, child welfare, guardianship, mental health, sexually dangerous person, and sex offender registry cases, as well as in appeals and post-conviction and post-judgment proceedings related to those matters.

$143,000 - $163,000 yearly
Committee for Public Counsel Services Boston, MA, USA
Jun 17, 2021
Full time
COMMITTEE FOR PUBLIC COUNSEL SERVICES Boston, MA   DEPUTY CHIEF COUNSEL PUBLIC DEFENDER DIVISION The Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), the Massachusetts public defender agency, is seeking a dynamic experienced leader to serve as Deputy Chief Counsel of the Public Defender Division . THE AGENCY The Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS) is the state agency in Massachusetts responsible for providing legal services to indigent persons in criminal and civil matters in which the state or federal Constitutions, state statute or case law require the appointment of counsel for any person who cannot afford to retain counsel.  The agency provides representation in criminal, delinquency, youthful offender, child welfare, mental health, sexually dangerous person and sex offender registry cases, as well as appeals and post-conviction cases related to those matters. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION MISSION STATEMENT CPCS is committed to protecting...