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Assistant Public Defender
County of Clarion

 
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
THEODORE W. THARAN
WAYNE BROSIUS
C. EDWARD HEASLEY
 
OFFICE OF EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
330 Main Street
Clarion, PA  16214
(814) 226-4000, EXT 2812
Tim Cochran, Director
tcochran@co.clarion.pa.us
POSITION VACANCY
 
 
POSITION:              Assistant Public Defender
 
LOCATION:            Public Defender Office, 16 Grant Street, Clarion, PA  16214
 
TYPE POSITION:     Part-Time Contracted Employee
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:  Clarion County is seeking a focused and hard-working candidate for a contract position of Assistant Public Defender.  Duties include representing indigent Defendants of all charges that could reasonably lead to incarceration, including all misdemeanors, felonies, and even specific traffic violations through all levels of the Pennsylvania court system from Magisterial District Courts up to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.  Reporting to the Chief Public Defender for necessary assignments on an as needed basis.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s Degree is required.  A degree in law from an accredited law school and a license to practice law in Pennsylvania is required.  Must be a member of the bar in good standing with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.  Must have experience in representing clients in criminal cases, or similar legal working experience.  Supervisory experience preferred.
 
To apply online:   Submit county application found on the job postings of the Clarion County website located at   www.co.clarion.pa.us. or through Indeed.com
 
Applications can be mailed or delivered to:
 
County of Clarion
 Department of Employee Relations
330 Main Street
Clarion, PA  16214
 
or further Information contact either
 
Erich Spessard, Chief Public Defender                   Tim Cochran, Director, Director Employee Relations
espessard@co.clarion.pa.us                                   tcochran@co.clarion.pa.us