Chief attorney for the Division which offers legal assistance to qualified clients who are serving a sentence of incarceration or are on parole or probation for the conviction.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Provides representation in a wide range of collateral post-trial proceedings, including post-conviction applications, motions to reopen, parole revocation, habeas corpus proceedings (including extradition), interstate and intrastate detainers, and requests for credit for time spent in prison prior to trial and sentencing.
Helps resolve inmate complaints and personal problems that arise during imprisonment. Referrals are made to the Prisoners Assistance Project, and the Inmate Grievance Office of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.
Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.
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