The 16th Judicial Public Defenders Office is seeking a felony attorney to represent clients in criminal proceedings including arraignment, revocation hearings, pretrial hearings, plea negotiations, trial and sentencing.The attorney is responsible for maintaining an effective attorney-client relationship, and is supervised by District Defender.
Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Louisiana and be in good standing. Applicants must be interested in working with individuals charged with criminal offenses from diverse backgrounds and possess the ability to communicate effectively with clients, witnesses, colleagues, staff and court personnel orally and in writing.
Qualified applicants must submit all of the following in either Word or PDF formatting to be considered for this position: resume, writing sample, and references.
This is a full time position with benefits. Experience in criminal law is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. The 16th JD PDO is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.