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Trial Attorney/Assistant Public Defender (Missouri Public Defender System - Throughout Missouri, including Clayton)

Basic Function: Provide legal representation to indigent clients charged with criminal offenses facing the possibility of incarceration  

Job Duties: Duties to include pre-trial and trial preparation; litigating all aspects of the case through disposition at the trial court level; promoting and protecting the best interest of the client at all times; maintaining client contact by telephone, appointments, or institutional visits; keeping client apprised of investigations, negotiations, and court rulings; appearing at regularly scheduled court dockets and all appearances concerning assigned caseload; drafting motions and pleadings.  

For additional information about the position and application instructions, see Missouri Public Defender.

Individuals can also refer to, for the most current vacancy listings, to obtain a job application, or to learn more about the public defender system.


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