Do not work for the public defender!
DO NOT WORK FOR THE PUBLIC DEFENDER OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY! This office acts like they are about holistic representation but that is a joke! Employees are underappreciated particularly those that do the hard work and are truly passionate about helping people. The social services unit is underpaid and they have unrealistic job expectations that one person - more... cannot meet, yet they will expect you to with no negotiations. Their dependency juvenile unit is currently committing malpractice due to low staffing of attorneys and they expect social services to exclusively work with them and no one else eve ... - less
ProsGood benefits, pension, good time off
ConsLow salary for social services, employees undervalued, awful management, lack of job security