Job Summary:
Deputy Public Defender is responsible for representing indigent clients in all phases and aspects of cases from arrest or appointment by a Circuit or District Judge to the disposition, routinely handle arraignments, revocations hearings, mental commitments, pretrial hearings, status hearings in cases, may be required to handle representation of adult felony circuit cases, juvenile cases, dependent/neglect cases, or misdemeanor cases and is responsible for ensuring that the rights of all indigent defendants are promoted and protected that the functions with the Public Defender's Office are conducted in a professional and ethical manner.

Must have juris doctorate degree and license to practice law in the State of Arkansas. No prior experience required; however two (2) years prior experience with emphasis in criminal law, trial experience is desirable.