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Assistant Public Defender

Job Title:
Assistant Public Defender
County Name:
Lebanon County
The Assistant Public Defender is responsible for handling all assigned cases from the initial stages to and through the final stages, including appeal, if appropriate. Responsibilities of this position include providing competent legal representation to a wide variety of criminal defendants, juveniles, and other individuals. Other functions consist of investigating assigned cases, interviews and subpoenas witnesses and conducting research in preparation for pre-trial hearings and trials, counseling clients, preparing, and filing motions, briefs, and other legal documents. Assistant Public Defenders represent clients at pre-trial hearings/conferences, arraignments, jury and non-jury trials, sentencing’s, post-conviction hearings, prepares post-trial motions, briefs, and arguments for appeals to Commonwealth, Superior and Supreme Courts, conducts legal research in preparation of cases and trials, and negotiates plea-bargains with the District Attorney and members of that office on behalf of clients. This job description should not be construed to imply that the above requirements are the exclusive requirements or standards for the position. The Assistant Public Defender position may require the employee to do other functions similar to the above, all of which will be in the direction of the Chief Public Defender.

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Posting Date:
Wednesday, November 22, 2023
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