Assistant Conflict Defender II (Criminal Court)

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Assistant Conflict Defender II (Criminal Court)
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: 06/18/21 05:00PM
Price: N/A
Salary: $63, 390 - $81,747 annually
Agency/Dept.: Public Safety / Conflict Defenders Office

Description of Duties

This is a Criminal Court attorney position located in the Department of Public Safety, Conflict Defender’s Office.  Responsibilities involve legal representation of indigent persons entitled to public defense who cannot be represented by the Public Defender’s Office due to a conflict of interest.  The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of the Conflict Defender.  Does related work as required.

The Monroe County Conflict Defender’s Office is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, people with disabilities, immigrants, veterans, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people, and those with lived experiences in the communities we serve are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications


  1. The Assistant Conflict Defender shall be an attorney duly licensed to practice law in the State of New York.
  2. The Assistant Conflict Defender must have the ability to build relationships with clients and possess clear and effective communication skills.
  3. The Assistant Conflict Defender must show a commitment to clients and exceptional advocacy.
  4. The Assistant Conflict Defender must have an ability to work with judges, lawyers, court administrators, other persons within the court system, and court officials.
  5. The Conflict Defender should have experience working with low income individuals or communities of color and a commitment to racial equity, diversity and inclusion.

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