Indigent Defense Attorney - District Court
Weber County is accepting applications from attorneys who are interested in providing indigent defense services for the county in the Second District Court. Successful applicants will work as an independent contractor and will be required to represent defendants as required by law and in accordance with the rules of professional conduct.
Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the state of Utah and be a member in good standing with the Utah State Bar Association. Applicants will be evaluated based on relevant experience and reputation. Candidates may also be evaluated based on their performance in an interview held by the selection committee. Being Rule 8 qualified to handle capital cases is preferred but not required.
Applicants will be contacted when a position becomes available if they are selected for an interview. Applications will be kept on file for 18 months. If you are still interested in a position after 18 months, you will need to resubmit your application.
Applications, including a resume, a cover letter, and at least three references, should be submitted to Weber County Human Resources, 2380 Washington Blvd., #340, Ogden, UT 84041. Questions about the contract may be directed to the Indigent Defense Coordinating Attorney, Mike Bouwhuis, at 801-393-6452.