Persons interested in applying for employment with the Office of the State Appellate Defender should submit a resume and cover letter to the appropriate office. List of State Appellate Defender offices.  


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Legal Secretary

The Office of the State Appellate Defender is a state agency that represents indigent defendants in criminal appeals. We offer excellent benefits and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Starting salary $28,990.

About the Job

Responsibilities will include receptionist duties, importing documents into document storage system and electronic brief bank, prepare form documents, data entry, scanning, filing, copying and running errands.


We are looking for people with a good attitude, an ability to follow instructions, a superior work ethic, ability to troubleshoot/problem solve and the ability of work well with others. Some prior experience with any of the above listed tasks are useful but not required. Knowledge of WordPerfect a plus. Transportation and a valid driver’s licence required.

If you think this job is for you:

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to email listed below no Later than December 19th. Your cover letter should tell us why we should consider you for employment with our agency. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.