Non-Capital Trial Division (Woodward, OK)
|Department||Indigent Defense System|
|Date Opened||4/27/2022 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||5/31/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||Commensurate with qualifications and within agency salary schedule range.|
|Full or Part Time||
The following documents are required to be submitted with your application.
1. Cover Letter
Non-Capital Trial Division
The Oklahoma Indigent Defense System (OIDS) is a state agency responsible for implementing the Indigent Defense Act by providing trial, appellate and post-conviction criminal defense services to persons who have been judicially determined to be entitled to legal counsel.
OIDS is currently seeking a full-time Defense Counsel in our new Non-Capital Trial Division, Woodward office.
Defense Counsel represent indigent individuals in state court at the trial level in felony, misdemeanor, juvenile delinquency, traffic and wildlife cases; Counsel also responsible for providing clients with competent legal advice and zealous advocacy at every phase of the criminal trial process.
• Generous leave including 15 days of vacation, 15 days of sick leave and 11 paid holidays annually.
• A comprehensive benefit package (https://oklahoma.gov/omes/services/employee-benefits) with a generous benefit allowance (https://oklahoma.gov/content/dam/ok/en/omes/documents/2022BenefitEnrollmentGuide.pdf#page=3) to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.
• Employee Assistance Program
• Longevity Bonus for years of service
Salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and within agency salary schedule range.
OIDS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applicants should possess a Juris Doctorate degree and active membership and good standing with the State Bar of Oklahoma or eligibility for admission. Will also consider applicants expected to be licensed upon passage of bar exam in July.
Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.
No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.