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We are interested in hiring a misdemeanor attorney and a part-time investigative aide.


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. Interested attorneys should submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of Rich Mauro at the email address admin@sllda.com.
Salt Lake Legal Defender Association is hiring a part-time investigative aide. Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $11.00 per hour. You must have a valid driver’s license, car and pass a criminal background check. Spanish speaking a plus, but not required. This is a good opportunity to get an introduction to the criminal justice system. If interested please send cover letter and resume to: admin@sllda.com