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SOCIAL WORKER

The Tuscaloosa County Public Defender Office seeks applications for the position of Social Worker.  The Social Worker is an invaluable component of the Office's commitment to client-centered representation and to offer a range of supplemental legal and social services to our clients. The primary function of the Social Worker is to perform and supervise social work in a collaborative, client-centered model of advocacy for clients.  The preferred candidate will have a Masters of Social Work degree, LMSW, significant case management and crisis intervention skills and experience, and strong documentation skills. The position is full-time -- no outside compensated work is permitted without the express permission of the Public Defender.

 

ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER

 

The Office seeks to fill a vacancy for a full-time Assistant Public Defender. Attorneys in this challenging and rewarding position work with a team providing client-centered, zealous, conscientious, caring, professional, ethical and skilled representation of indigent persons charged with state criminal offenses in Tuscaloosa County.  Criteria for this position includes creativity, intellectual acuity, excellent research & writing skills and oral advocacy skillss, ability to communicate and work well with others, and a demonstrated interest in criminal defense issues and a commitment to obtaining justice for indigent persons.  The preferred candidate has a minimum of three years criminal defense practice. Attorneys may not engage in other employment and may not practice law without the express permission of the Public Defender.

    

 

How To Apply:

 

To apply, please forward a letter describing your interest in the position, a resume, and  appropriate references  by mail or email to: Joseph P. Van Heest, Public Defender, Office of Public Defender, 714 Greensboro Avenue, Suite 519, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401, or jvanheest@tcpdo.com.

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Hiring is dependent upon the appropriation of funding. This program is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Tuscaloosa County Office of Public Defender

714 Greensboro Ave.

Ste 519

Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401

Phone: 205-345-8200

Fax: 205-343-9933

 

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