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Below are a list of positions and a short description as provided by the entity hiring. CDAM is not hiring these positions, and making information available. Send job postings to rsain@cdamonline.org or fill in our form




Neighborhood Defender Capital Attorney - Wayne County -  The Capital Trial Staff Attorney demonstrates a commitment to serving marginalized persons and communities and an enthusiasm for holistic defense. The ideal Staff Attorney is an experienced felony trial attorney who demonstrates a commitment to serving marginalized persons and communities, preferably with experience in a public defender office, in a public interest organization, or in the indigent criminal defense context.  Click here for more detailsfirst emailed 5/16/24

Neighborhood Defender Staff Attorney - Wayne County -  The Staff Attorney demonstrates a commitment to serving marginalized persons and communities and an enthusiasm for holistic defense. The ideal Staff Attorney is an experienced felony trial attorney who demonstrates a commitment to serving marginalized persons and communities, preferably with experience in a public defender office, in a public interest organization, or in the indigent criminal defense context.   Click here for more detailsfirst emailed 5/16/24

Assistant Public Defender - Ingham County -  Under the direction of the Chief Public Defender, serves as attorney for indigent clients throughout the courts in Ingham County.   Performs legal research using electronic and on line tools.  Represents clients as assigned.  Advocates in the best interest for clients.   Click here for more detailsfirst emailed 5/16/24

Assistant Public Defender - Chippewa County -  Chippewa County is seeking a full-time Assistant Public Defender who will, under the supervision of the Chief Public Defender, provide legal representation to indigent Chippewa County persons charged with a criminal offense in District Court, Circuit Court, and Friend of the Court collection matters.  Click here for more detailsfirst emailed 4/19/24

Assistant Public Defender - Muskegon County - The Assistant Public Defender (APD) is a trial lawyer position that supports the appointed chief public defender, playing a crucial role in countering state prosecutions. The APD practices in various forums, including county, municipal, and township courts, offering quality legal representation to defendants unable to afford legal counsel for criminal or civil violations. Additionally, the APD may be assigned to juvenile delinquency and neglect and abuse (NA) cases, serving as a Guardian ad litem (GAL). The position also provides operational/administrative assistance to the department head for recruiting, training, supervising, and evaluating a large volunteer workforce of qualified student interns. While initially under supervision, the lawyer progressively gains independence with experience. As an APD progresses in the department, in addition to the tasks described above, the APD may be assigned to take on administrative duties, train and/or supervise subordinates, take leadership positions, and take on more difficult and/or higher jeopardy cases. Click here for more detailsfirst emailed 4/19/24

Attorney - Kent County Office of the Defender - Provides court appointed indigent defense services within Kent County Courts for adult trial services. The attorney carries a full caseload as determined by the Director. This position will primarily represent clients in one of the District Courts that are charged with misdemeanors and probation violations.  Click here to get all the details first emailed 3/21/24

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