Under the general supervision of the Compliance Director, provide legal representation to indigent clients charged with a crime(s); conducts interviews with clients and witnesses; prepares motions, briefs, memoranda, and other legal documents; argues motions before trial court; represents clients at court hearings and trial.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Defend Defendants charged with misdemeanor citations being prosecuted in municipal court.
  • Analyzes cases and advises clients on the best course of action.
  • Prepares legal documents and appears at trial on behalf of the client.
  • Consults with other attorneys in the office to formulate a case strategy, plans for the case, and agency work.
  • Stays current in legal literature in all aspects of the relevant law to provide current assistance to clients and staff attorneys, including meeting CLE requirements.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities
Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to manage multiple cases/tasks, manage time, and prioritize tasks.
  • Knowledge of trial and hearing procedure and rules of evidence - must have the ability to present statements of fact, law, and argument clearly and logically in written and oral form.
  • Knowledge of criminal statutes, court procedures, and legal research methods.
  • Skilled in managing a caseload and responding quickly to changing priorities.
  • Knowledge of substantive and procedural laws in criminal justice, including state, federal, and administrative law.

Qualifications For The Job
State of Wyoming Bar

One (1) to five (5) years of criminal defense experience.

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, communicating with others, reading, and writing. The employee is also required to maintain physical condition necessary for operating assigned equipment, walking, standing, kneeling, repeated bending or sitting for prolonged periods of time and lifting to 30 pounds. Maintain mental capacity which allows the capability of making sound decisions demonstrating intellectual capabilities.

Working Environment:
Work closely with others in an office environment utilizing a computer and other office equipment. Occasional irregular working hours.

I have access and receive via email the City of Cheyenne Employee Handbook and revised Rules & Regulations that became effective May 2, 2022. These documents are located on the City website under the Human Resources Tab for employee access 24/7.

The City of Cheyenne offers the following benefits to Full Time Employees.
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life
  • Pension