Case Contracting Attorney

Case Contracting Attorney

Salary: $4,342 – $4,816 per month, depending upon individual’s experience

Job Description: The Case Contracting Attorney works with others in the Case Contracting Division to assign Missouri State Public Defender cases to private counsel and provide support related to those assignments. Position will be located in the Columbia Director’s Office.

Duties include, among others: contracting cases; communicating with contract counsel, district offices, and court personnel; maintaining a database of contract counsel and contracted cases; responding to inquiries from clients, their families, judicial and other entities; assisting with monitoring the performance of contract counsel; and ensuring that Missouri State Public Defender policies and practices are communicated to and followed by contract counsel.

Qualifications: Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri and have criminal law experience.