Lubbock County Mitigation Specialist in Lubbock, Texas

Department:Regional Public Defender/Capital Cases

Job Name:Mitigation Specialist

Job Description:Under the general supervision of the Chief Public Defender, works with attorneys and other specialists in an effort, as part of a team, to mitigate and therefore minimize the assessment of punishment in capital cases. The purpose of the mitigation specialist is to prevent, in the event of a conviction, the client from receiving the death penalty.


Bachelor's degree with three years defense experience including collaborating effectively in a team, or be a Masters level Social Worker with Licensed Clinical Social Work licensure with two years mitigation experience. Previous capital mitigation experience preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Valid Texas driver's license, reliable transportation and an ability and willingness to travel extensively.

This position will be located in Lubbock, TX.

Job Attachments:No Attachments

Open Date:4/12/2017

Close Date:Closes When Filled

Cover Letter Required:Yes

Resume Required:Yes

Transcript Required:No

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