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The New Hampshire Public Defender is seeking to immediately fill several vacancies for the position of Staff Attorney to serve our mission of protecting and defending the rights and dignity of our clients with courage, compassion, and competency. Our office is committed to providing high-quality representation while serving the distinct needs of our youth and adult indigent clients.

The position requires the ability to effectively communicate with your clients, spot and anticipate legal issues, write, edit, review motions and the make sound legal arguments in the courtroom. Successful applicants will be able to work independently and collaboratively.

NHPD is committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our workforce. We encourage and welcome qualified applicants of all identities, cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. 

Requirements:

·      Admitted to the New Hampshire Bar or be eligible for immediate admission by waiver.

·      Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

·      Demonstrated commitment to criminal defense.

·      A team-orientated, professional demeanor.

·      The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

·      A strong and established work ethic.

The New Hampshire Public Defender is seeking to immediately fill several vacancies for the position of Staff Attorney to serve our mission of protecting and defending the rights and dignity of our clients with courage, compassion, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    J.D. Required

Benefits

Full-time and Part-time positions are available. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include health, dental, vison and life/disability insurance and a 403(b)-retirement plan with employer matching after first year as outlined in plan agreement.

Every Staff Attorney is provided with:

·      Shared legal assistant (3:1 ratio)

·      Shared investigators / social workers (ratio dependent on size/location of office)

·      Internal IT department

·      Internal state-wide trainings to satisfy annual CLE credits

·      Surface Pro Laptop

·      Digital case management system for case files (in addition to traditional paper files)

·      Westlaw account

·      Searchable NHPD Practice Guide 

Full-time and Part-time positions are available. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include health, dental, vison and life/disability…

Location

On-site
NH-10, Orford, NH, USA

How to Apply

Interested attorneys should submit a resume, cover letter and a law school transcript (unofficial acceptable) through the Employment Section of our website at: https://www.nhpd.org/employment/

Interested attorneys should submit a resume, cover letter and a law school transcript (unofficial acceptable) through the Employment Section of our website at: https://www.nhpd.org…

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