Chief attorney for the Division which has statewide responsibility for representing Public Defender clients in direct appeals from the circuit courts to the Court of Special Appeals, and in further review proceedings before the Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Provides research and consultation on legal issues for staff and panel attorneys throughout the twelve Public Defender Districts.
Publishes a monthly Appellate Update with summaries of reported Maryland appellate court and U.S. Supreme Court opinions relating to criminal law, as well as articles on procedure, trial tactics, and changes in rules of procedure and criminal statutes.
Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.
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