JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

 

  

Deputy Public Defender – Director of Training /

POST DATE: July 17, 2017

  

 

Qualifications: 

An eligible applicant must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the United States with at least five years of criminal defense experience. If licensed as an attorney in a state other than

 

Louisiana, the employee must become licensed as an attorney in this state within one year of being employed by the Board. An eligible applicant must also be a U.S. citizen, become a

domiciliary of Louisiana who is registered to vote in Louisiana, and be available to work fulltime in the state’s Baton Rouge office.

 

Duties:

The Deputy Public Defender – Director of Training is a full-time, executive-level staff position with the State of Louisiana. Responsibilities include:

 

Coordinate training of public defenders in current aspects of criminal and civil law and procedure involving public defense, including the representation of juveniles;

 

 

Establish and supervise a training and performance evaluation program for attorneys and non-attorney staff members and contractors;

 

Establish training and educational programs for all public defender attorneys based on

 

models in other states, including trial advocacy and criminal procedure in the nature of mock trials, working seminars, and mentoring;

 

 

Assist in the development and dissemination of standards and guidelines, procedures, and

 

 

policies that will ensure that public defender services are provided consistently throughout the state;

 

Consolidate information on important aspects of public defense and provide for a

 

collection of official opinions, legal briefs, and other relevant information;

 

 

Provide assistance with research or briefs and provide other technical assistance

 

requested by a public defender providing public defender services;

 

Apply for and assist in the disbursement of federal funds or other grant money to aid the

 

statewide public defender program, provided that such gifts, grants, and donations are not otherwise prohibited by law or rule;

 

  

Along with the Deputy Public Defender – Director of Juvenile Defender Services, assist

 

the State Public Defender with oversight of the state agency and its programs; 

 

Perform all other duties assigned by the State Public Defender or the Board.

 

 

More information about the LPDB Training Program is available at:

www.lpdb.la.gov/Training

 

 

 

Compensation:

  

Compensation is salaried and commensurate with experience. Employment with the State of

 

Louisiana includes full health benefits and enrollment in the State of Louisiana Retirement

 

System. The Louisiana Public Defender Board encourages professional development and supports these opportunities for its staff.

 

 

To Apply:   Please submit a resume/curriculum vitae, writing sample and three references by e-mail, fax or

 

 hard copy to:

James T. Dixon, Jr.

State Public Defender

Louisiana Public Defender Board

301 Main Street, Suite 700

Baton Rouge, LA 70801

fax: 225-219-9326

email: jdixon@lpdb.la.gov

Deadline to apply is close of business, Friday, August 10, 2017.

 

 

 

 


JOB OPPORTUNITY:    From the Louisiana Public Defender Board

 

 Trial-Level Compliance Officer / POST DATE: July 17 2017

Qualifications:

An eligible applicant must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the United States with at

least three years of criminal defense experience or possess a Master’s Degree in Public

Administration with at least five years of progressively responsible experience conducting

organizational assessments. Applicants should have expertise in matters of performance

evaluation development and implementation. If licensed as an attorney in a state other than

Louisiana, the employee must become licensed as an attorney in this state within one year of

being employed by the Board. An eligible applicant must also be a U.S. citizen, become a

domiciliary of Louisiana who is registered to vote in Louisiana, and be available to work fulltime in the state’s Baton Rouge office.

Duties:

The Trial-Level Compliance Officer is a full-time, executive-level staff position with the State ofLouisiana.

Responsibilities include:

Develop evaluation protocols to assess district compliance with Board-adopted standards

and guidelines;

Develop and implement an effective evaluation implementation plan that allows for

regular assessments and ongoing monitoring of each district public defender’s office

compliance of board-adopted standards and guidelines;

Provide direct oversight of regular assessments and ongoing monitoring of defense

representation;

Make regular reports to the board on variances to board standards and guidelines with

respect to each district; and

Perform all other duties assigned by the State Public Defender.

Compensation:

Compensation is salaried and commensurate with experience. Employment with the State of

Louisiana includes full health benefits and enrollment in the State of Louisiana Retirement

System. The Louisiana Public Defender Board encourages professional development and

supports these opportunities for its staff.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume/curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three references by e-mail or hard

copy to:

James. T. Dixon, Jr.

State Public Defender

Louisiana Public Defender Board

301 Main Street, Suite 700

Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Fax: 225-219-9326

Email: jdixon@lpdb.la.gov

The deadline to apply is close of business, August 10, 2017.


 

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