Assistant Public Defender

Job Title:
Assistant Public Defender
County Name:
Berks County
The County of Berks is seeking for a qualified professional for the position of Assistant Public Defender.  Primary responsibilities concentrate on providing legal representation for indigent persons at Summary Hearings, Preliminary Hearings, Mental Health Hearings, and State Parole Violations.  Also prepares appeals, represents clients in Juvenile Court and the Court of Common Pleas (misdemeanors and minor felonies). Position requires a JD degree, admission to the Pennsylvania Bar and/or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities

The County offers an exceptional benefits package including a comprehensive healthcare package, County pension, life insurance, and thirteen paid holidays.

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Posting Date:
Friday, March 10, 2023
Expiration Date:
Friday, April 7, 2023
Contact Name:
Suzette Melendez
Contact Link:
Suzette Melendez
633 Court Street Reading PA 19601
(610) 478-6118