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Deputy State Appellate Public Defender

A Deputy State Appellate Public Defender in the SAPD’s Appellate Unit represents indigent clients in juvenile, misdemeanor, felony, and post-conviction appeals before the Idaho Court of Appeals and the Idaho Supreme Court. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: […]

Deputy State Appellate Public Defender (Capital Litigation/Appellate Unit)

This position will be filled as a mixed AU/CLU position initially, but will transition to a full-time CLU position, depending on the CLU caseload. A Deputy State Appellate Public Defender in the CLU works collaboratively with lead counsel, a fact […]

Lead Attorney, Capital Litigation Unit

Lead Counsel¬†in the Capital Litigation Unit oversees team representation of capital clients. Each in-house team is composed of a lead attorney, second attorney, fact investigator, mitigation specialist, and administrative assistant. The team strives to¬†zealously represent its indigent capital clients throughout […]

Lead Counsel, Capital Litigation Unit

The Idaho State Appellate Public Defender seeks an experienced capital attorney to act as Lead Counsel in its Capital Litigation Unit (CLU). The CLU represents indigent clients who have already been convicted of murder and sentenced to death. It handles […]

What Went Right, What Went Wrong, and What is Next for Idaho Public Defense w/Kimberly Simmons and Paul Riggins

Today, Hunter sat down with Kimberly Simmons, the former Executive Director of the Idaho Public Defense Commission, and Paul Riggins, a private criminal defense attorney in Idaho, to discuss the past decade+ of public defense in Idaho. Like so many […]