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Assistant Appellate Defender

Assistant Appellate Defenders represent people on their direct appeals or for other post-conviction proceedings. Appeals involve challenges to convictions and sentences following trials and guilty pleas. Attorneys at SADO do many different things as part of an appeal, including:    […]

Assistant Public Defender

Under the direction of the Chief Public Defender, serves as attorney for indigent clients throughout the courts in Ingham County.   Performs legal research using electronic and on line tools.  Represents clients as assigned.  Advocates in the best interest for […]

ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER I/II/III

JOB SUMMARY As an assistant trial lawyer to the appointed county public defender, under either general or direct supervision of managerial/supervisory staff, this developing, professional level – trial lawyer position serves as an integral part of a legal defense team. […]

Attorney

GENERAL SUMMARY: Provides court appointed indigent defense services within Kent County Courts for adult trial services. The attorney carries a full caseload as determined by the Director. This position will primarily represent clients in one of the District Courts that […]

Defender Support Advocate (Social Worker/Mitigation Specialist)

Reporting to the Lead Advocate, the Defender Support Unit Advocate works collaboratively with managed assigned counsel to achieve improved social and legal outcomes for adults who have been charged with felonies in Wayne County. The Advocate will carry out the […]

Letter to the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission

Letter relating to the termination of a chief public defender. “We write to express concerns and offer support concerning the recent termination of the Chief Public Defender in Chippewa County.”

MAACS Mitigation Specialist – Hybrid

JOB DUTIES:  Job duties include, but are not limited to: Travel to correctional institutions to visit with incarcerated clients to learn about their background, the facts of the offense, current experiences while incarcerated, and specific needs upon release (due to […]

PUBLIC DEFENDER DIRECTOR

Description of Work The Public Defender is appointed by the Muskegon County Board of Commissioners and is under the direction of the County Administrator. The Public Defender, serves as the responsible attorney of record for all indigent or partially indigent […]

PUBLIC DEFENDER DIRECTOR

Description of Work The Public Defender is appointed by the Muskegon County Board of Commissioners and is under the direction of the County Administrator.  The Public Defender, serves as the responsible attorney of record for all indigent or partially indigent […]

PUBLIC DEFENDER SOCIAL WORKER SUPERVISOR

Under general supervision of a higher classified employee, this position supervises and coordinates the activities of Public Defender social work division, in addition to providing direct services to clients of the Washtenaw County Office of Public Defender. The Social Work […]

Staff Attorney

THE NEIGHBORHOOD DEFENDER SERVICE is building a community-based, client-centered, holistic public defense office in Wayne County and we invite you to join our team as we represent our clients with excellence. Building on 30 years of experience of providing high […]