Assistant Public Defender
July 16, 2013
Position Title: Assistant Public Defender (2 positions to be filled)
Grade: See Salary Range
Position #: 1300018
Department: Public Defenders Office
Salary Range: Starting $43-$45K DOE
Minimum Education - Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school; SC Bar; Rule 403 completed.
Minimum Qualification - JD degree and preferably prior criminal law/trial experience.
The Lexington County Public Defender announces the following employment opportunities:
Two Assistant Public Defenders- These positions are for two criminal trial attorneys who will handle mainly magistrate and/or juvenile cases in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit (Lexington, Saluda, Edgefield and McCormick counties).
Applicants must have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently. Previous criminal trial experience is preferred but not required. Applicants must possess the Juris Doctorate degree; be a member of South Carolina Bar; and have all of their Rule 403 requirements completed.
Applicants must apply online at https://www.lex-co.com/Applications/HROnline/PUBLIC/VACANCYLISTING.ASPX. The position is open until August 2.