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Pennington County Human Resources
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Rapid City, SD
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United States
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60506
57701
Job Title:
Pennington County Deputy Public Defender

Pennington County Deputy Public Defender

Salary: $5,477/Monthly

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
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Zealous representation of defense of indigent clients in Magistrate and Circuit Court criminal cases, appeals, and certain civil matters.

Position Functions:
  • Represents clients at all stages of criminal court.
  • Meets with clients to discuss rights, charges, penalties, and defenses.
  • Prepares for hearing by going over police reports.
  • Represents clients' best interests at all stages of court.
  • Prepares for trial by interviewing witnesses.
  • Researches cases.
  • Counsel clients on appropriate options
  • Performs any additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Professional degree (Juris Doctor) Graduation from a college of law and attainment of JD or LLB.
  • Experience: 0 5 years
  • License and/or Certificate: Admitted or eligible to be admitted to the South Dakota Bar Association.

Additional Information:

Applicants will need to attach a letter of interest and resume to the application which is filed online at and they may send a courtesy copy of their letter of interest and resume to:

Eric Whitcher, Director
Pennington County Public Defender's Office
130 Kansas City St. Ste 310
Rapid City, SD 57701

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
130 Kansas City Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
605/394-6113
605/394-5159


Pennington County Human Resources
Associated topics: accuse, charge, county clerk, crime, courthouse, defender, felony, imprisonment, lawyer, misdemeanor
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