Assistant Public Defender

HUNTINGDON COUNTY GOVERNMENT   HUNTINGDON, PA   Full-time     Legal
Posted on March 20, 2020
   

Job Title

Assistant Public Defender

PositionContact

Heather Fellman

PositionSummary

I. ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER, FULL-TIME
Department – Public Defender’s Office
Supervisor – Public Defender
Job Code - 9
Date Revised – October 2019
II. Job Statement
This position exists to assist the Public Defender in managing the office’s caseload and to perform other related departmental duties.
III. Job specifications
A. Must have license to practice law in the Commonwealth of PA
B. Prior experience practicing criminal law as defense and/or prosecution preferred but not required
C. Actual trial experience preferred but not required
D. Prior experience with PA State Parole matters preferred but not required
E. Willingness to handle a caseload including all types of cases requiring defense representation
F. Prior experience reviewing Public Defender applications preferred
 
E. Physical Requirements
Lifting/Pushing - 2
Climbing/Balancing - 3
Stooping/Bending - 2
Standing/Walking - 2
Grasping/Reaching - 2
Repetitive/Dexterity - 4
Sitting - 5
Hearing - 5
Speaking - 5
Vision - 5

Environmental
Inside - 5
Outside - 0
Heat/Cold - 0
Wet/Dry - 0
Noise/Vibrations - 0
Hazards - 0
Fumes/Dust/Odors - 0