Lubbock County Mitigation Specialist in Lubbock, Texas
Department:Regional Public Defender/Capital Cases
Job Name:Mitigation Specialist
Job Description:This position is located in Clute, TX.
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.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 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.
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Close Date:Closes When Filled
Cover Letter Required:Yes
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