Deputy Public Defender I-IV (DOQ)

  • Solano County, CA
  • Fairfield, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Public Safety
  • Salary: $78,382.80 - $170,569.54/year USD

Job Description

THE POSITION

The Public Defender of Solano County invites you to apply for the position of Deputy Public Defender I - IV. The Office is looking for attorneys who have a sincere dedication to criminal defense along with litigation skills anywhere from criminal defense law clerk, up to seasoned attorney's with felony trial experience. The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill part-time and full-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur in the Public Defender's Office.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

EXPERIENCE:

Deputy Public Defender I($6,531.90 to $7,939.56/monthly): No experience required; however, applicants must demonstrate possession of and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities.

Deputy Public Defender II($8,840.54 to $10,745.80/monthly): A minimum of six months of criminal defense and trial experience as a Deputy Public Defender I or its equivalent which demonstrates possession of and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities. Three years of experience in the general practice of law may be substituted for the six months criminal law experience.

Deputy Public Defender III($10,166.68 to $12,357.72/monthly): A minimum of one year criminal defense and trial experience asa Deputy Public Defender II or its equivalent (a total of one and one-half years of criminal defense and trial experience as Deputy Public Defender) which demonstrates possession of and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities. Four years of experience in the general practice of law may be substituted for the two years criminal law experience.

Deputy Public DefenderIV($11,694.01 to $14,214.13/monthly): A minimum of one year of criminal defense and trial experience as a Deputy Public Defender III or its equivalent (a total of two and one-half years of criminal defense as a Deputy Public Defender) which demonstrates possession of and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities. Five years experience in the general practice of law may be substituted for three years criminal law experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Active membership in the California State Bar Association is required.*

Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class CCalifornia driver's license may be required.

To view the job descriptions which include the requisite knowledge and abilities, please visit:

Deputy Public Defender I https://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15706

Deputy Public Defender II http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15707

Deputy Public Defender III http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15708

Deputy Public Defender IV http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15709

*An active California State Bar number will be required prior to appointment. Please see the Document Submittal Requirements section below.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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Job Address

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