Nonprofit

Criminal Defense Attorney

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Portland, OR
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Published 20 days ago

Details at a Glance

Time Commitment
Full Time Schedule
Start Date
June 10, 2024
Application Deadline
June 10, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Salary
USD $77,100.93 - $126,263.23 / year

Description

Position: As a full-time criminal defense attorney, you’ll be working in a busy public defense firm that provides representation for court-appointed clients. The ideal start date would be on or before June 11, 2024.

Qualifications:

  •  Member of the Oregon State Bar or eligible for membership.
  • Member of the Oregon State Bar or eligible for membership.
  • Works well with others collaborating, coordinating, problem-solving. 
  • Qualified under the Public Defense Services Commission representation standard to represent clients at least at the misdemeanor level.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent legal representation to clients facing criminal charges at all trial-level stages of a case, from arraignment to post-sentencing.
  • Work closely with our team of investigators, social workers and case managers to provide the best possible representation to our clients.
  • Coordinate with your assistant for effective calendaring, client communication, and file organization.
  • Work closely with clients, providing and discussing information, strategies, and developments.

Compensation: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance provided. Generous sick time, vacation time, and annual merit-based reviews with raises are also provided. Position includes free access to an on-site gym. Salary starts at $77,100.93 and increases depending on experience. A Health

Reimbursement Account (HRA) is provided. All employees receive 10 paid holidays a year, plus 2 floating holidays. MDI is a supportive and progressive work environment with a passionate workforce dedicated to our mission.

About the Firm: Multnomah Defenders, Inc. (MDI) is a non-profit public interest law firm established in 1982. Our mission is to provide high quality representation to our clients and to treat every client with dignity and respect. MDI operates with a staff of 70 people, including attorneys, trial assistants, and investigators. MDI lawyers defend adults and juveniles in courts of Oregon in criminal, juvenile, contempt and appellate matters.

MDI is committed to fostering a workplace culture inclusive of people with respect to their race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, marital status, age, disabilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or other characteristics. We encourage you to apply if you identify as part of a marginalized or underrepresented group.

*Please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@multnomahdefenders.org


Position: As a full-time criminal defense attorney, you’ll be working in a busy public defense firm that provides representation for court-appointed clients. The ideal start date would be on or before June 11, 2024.

Qualifications:

  •  Member of…

Benefits

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance provided. Generous sick time, vacation time, and annual merit-based reviews with raises are also provided. Position includes free access to an on-site gym. 

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance provided. Generous sick time, vacation time, and annual merit-based reviews with raises are also provided. Position includes free access to an…

Location

On-site
1001 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204, USA

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@multnomahdefenders.org

Please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@multnomahdefenders.org

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