Deputy Public Defender I/II/III/IV

$77,667 - $172,994 yearly
  • San Bernardino County
  • Sep 20, 2022
Full time Government Legal

Job Description

Awaiting your results from the July 2022 CA Bar Exam? You can still apply!
Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received.
The Office of the Public Defender is recruiting for Deputy Public Defenders I/II/III/IV. Public Defenders conduct legal research, prepare and argue motions, writs, briefs and opinions; interview and counsel clients; participate in developing effective investigation plans for clients; negotiate with opposing counsel; and prepare and conduct trials.
$77,667- $89,294 Annually
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$127,608 - $179,920 Annually 
Benefits:

The County of San Bernardino offers a range of benefit programs for employees and their eligible dependents. These include health, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as a variety of voluntary benefits. Programs and benefit amounts vary and are based on bargaining unit, family size, hire date, plan selection, and number of hours worked.

Minimum Requirements: 

Deputy Public Defender I

License: Active membership and in good standing with the State Bar of California.

Note: Candidates who have passed the State or California Bar Exam and are pending licensure, OR who have taken the State of California Bar Exam and are awaiting results, will be considered. California State Bar Membership must be attained in order to be hired.

Deputy Public Defender II/III/IV

License: Active membership and in good standing with the State Bar of California.

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Experience:

Deputy Public Defender II: 
Two (2) years of criminal trial experience as an attorney.

Deputy Public Defender III:  
Three (3) years of criminal trial experience as an attorney. 

Deputy Public Defender IV: 
Five (5) years of criminal trial experience as an attorney.

For more details, please review the announcement at www.sbcounty.gov/jobs. Application can be made on-line – apply ASAP. (909) 387-8304 - EEO/ADA