Alternate Public Defender

by | Aug 23, 2023

Annual Salary:  $184,683.20 – $258,564.80

Deadline to Apply:  Friday, September 1, 2023

Position Information:  Under general administrative direction, plans, organizes and directs the actions of the Alternate Public Defender’s Office, including evaluation of legal complexities concerning cases and defense of indigent defendants in court in cases where the Public Defender cannot represent the defendant due to a conflict of interest; and performs related work as required.

This is an unclassified position appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners pursuant to NRS 260.010(5) and Washoe County Code 5.439(2).

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