The Missouri State Public Defender is accepting applications for a Juvenile Disposition Specialist for the Children’s Defense Team located in St. Louis City. Individual is responsible for assisting counsel in preparing for and litigating cases in St. Louis City, County, and St. Charles. Duties include interviewing clients, conducting social histories, obtaining records, networking with community resources for client referral, assisting counsel in challenging court referrals to detention, commitment to DYS or certification of adult court; writing persuasive alternative disposition and treatment plans; and identifying appropriate educational, substance abuse, and mental health placements.
Qualifications: Master's in social work degree from an accredited college or university.
Salary is $3,077/month plus generous State of Missouri benefits.
Candidates must submit an Employment Application to Human Resources no later than June 27 to be considered for position. Applications are available on our website, www.publicdefender.mo.gov, or by calling (573) 777-9977, ext. 202. Applications can be returned to Human Resources via mail, fax, or email attachment.
Send completed application to:
Missouri State Public Defender
1000 W. Nifong, Bldg. 7, Suite 100
Columbia, MO 65203
Attn.: Human Resources
- Equal Opportunity Employer -