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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Capital Assistant Public Defender

Friday, October 28, 2005

  • Organization: Division of Public Defender Services, Connecticut



Applications are now being accepted for a Capital Defense & Trial Services Assistant Public Defender. The position will be responsible for litigating capital felony death penalty appeals, and for consulting with, advising and working closely with capital felony trial defense attorneys during the preparation and trial of death penalty cases. The starting salary is $93,005 annually. This is not an entry level position and appropriate capital felony death penalty appellate defense experience is required. Trial experience is desirable.

Requirements: Membership in the Connecticut bar or eligibility to waive in is a prerequisite.

Attorneys who wish to be considered for the position should forward their applications and resumes to:

Attorney Patrick Culligan, Chief of Capital Defense and Trial Services, Office of the Chief Public Defender, Capital Defense and Trial Services Unit, 30 Trinity Street, 4th Floor, Hartford, CT,06106,email:; and

Cc: Attorney Martin Zeldes, Chief of Legal Services, Office of the Chief Public Defender, Legal Services Unit, 2911 Dixwell Avenue, 4th Floor, Hamden, CT 06518, email:

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