JOB OPENING – Misdemeanor Attorney

The largest public defense firm in Utah is looking to hire members of the Utah bar in good standing who are self-directed, creative, client-centered, and passionate about defending our clients and the fundamental rights guaranteed by the constitution. We seek attorneys with a diversity of experience, perspectives, and personalities. Our staff includes members of the patent bar, former carpenters, park rangers, marines, librarians, and teachers. While trial experience is a plus, our office offers professional development opportunities, including mentoring, internal training, as well as continuing legal education that is amongst the most diverse and robust opportunities in the state. Misdemeanor attorneys can expect to learn advanced litigation skills while teaming with our experienced felony attorneys, who will mentor you through the process of litigating complex felony cases, including homicides. Applicants can expect to handle a demanding caseload and should be prepared to write and argue a variety of motions, interact with a diverse clientele, become familiar with substance abuse and mental health issues, and will have the opportunity to develop excellent trial skills. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Some experience (including clinical intern or externships) is preferred. Starting salary is $64,000. Great healthcare, generous 401K, and excellent training are also provided. Interested attorneys should submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of Rich Mauro at the e-mail address admin@sllda.com.