The Office of the San Bernardino County Public Defender is currently recruiting qualified candidates to work as contract attorneys on the Public Defense Pilot Program. These positions offer an exciting opportunity to represent clients with resentencing under Penal Code Sections 1170(d(1), 1170.95, and 3051. (see BSCC website for information about the Public Defense Pilot Program. Public Defense Pilot Program – BSCC (ca.gov))
Public Defense Pilot Program contract attorney duties will include conducting legal research, filing and litigating motions in court, managing client case files, corresponding with clients, participating in an orientation process, and ongoing training. The positions offer a competitive salary, from $74,672 to $172,993 annually, commensurate with experience. Additionally, a generous benefit package includes health, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and eligible dependents. Qualified candidates must be licensed attorneys with the California State Bar in good standing.
The ideal candidate will have at least two (2) years of full-time experience in the practice of criminal law.