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"Any person haled into court, who is too poor to hire a lawyer, cannot be assured a fair trial unless counsel is provided for him.  This seems to us to be an obvious truth."

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Contract Attorney Opportunity – Jackson County, Ohio

The Office of the Ohio Public Defender is seeking an experienced, qualified attorney to act as an independent contractor to provide legal representation to indigent clients upon court appointment in Jackson County, Ohio. The selected attorney must be qualified to provide representation in appointed cases pursuant to Ohio Administrative Code 120-1-10.

The contract requires the attorney to provide representation to indigent clients in all courts upon court appointment in Jackson County. Representation does not include neglect, abuse, dependency or child without proper parental case cases or death penalty cases. The contract amount has a non-negotiable cap of $51,516.00 per year, paid in 12 monthly installments of $4,293.00.

Interested attorneys should email a cover letter and resume demonstrating interest and qualifications no later than May 27, 2015 at 12:00 p.m.
:

Herman A. Carson, Director, Ohio Public Defender Multi-County Branch Office at the following address: tara.sayre@opd.ohio.gov

 

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