Assistant Public Defender
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Pitt County, NC

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The Office of the Public Defender, District 3A, seeks a qualified individual to serve as an Assistant Public Defender. This person will represent indigent persons charged with criminal offenses in Superior and District Court.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Knowledge of: Federal, State, common and constitutional law; judicial procedures and rules of evidence; case, statutory, regulatory and common law; NC General Statutes to defend criminal cases; judicial and quasi-judicial procedures; and legal research methods.

Ability to: analyze facts, laws, rules, regulations, interpretations, and related written documents and apply applicable law to those facts; conduct legal research; plan, develop and execute an effective litigation strategy to achieve desired results; prepare, organize and conduct witness examinations; deliver opening statements, and express complex legal concepts and related facts in a clear and concise manner.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school and an active North Carolina Law License.

Please attach resume and cover letter.

Supplemental and Contact Information:
INSTRUCTIONS:
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Charmaine J Leeks
NC Administrative Office of the Courts
Human Resources Division
www.nccourts.org/Careers

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