The Missouri State Public Defender System is accepting applications for a Legal Assistant for the Children’s Defense Team located in St. Louis City. Individual will assist attorneys with client intake interviews and case preparation. Duties will also include locating/copying discovery materials; organizing and summarizing client files; contacting/interviewing clients and witnesses; preparing reports and serving subpoenas; conducting limited legal research; and assisting attorneys in court and with other tasks.
Qualifications: Education equivalent to graduation from high school and three years of experience in office or related clerical work. Legal experience preferred.
Salary is $2,195 per 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 -