OPD Job Postings

Attorney- Public Defender- Billings, MT:

Montana State Public Defender has multiple Public Defender opportunities in the Billings, MT Public Defender Office. 

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To be considered for OPD positions, applicants must complete and submit their application online at http://statecareers.mt.gov/ , as well as upload any required application materials.

Materials Required of Applicants:

Our Mission

We provide effective professional legal services with equal access to quality client-centered representation.

Our Vision

As trained legal professionals we strive to represent our clients in an effective and efficient manner to ensure a more fair and balanced justice system. We are dedicated and committed to improving overall outcomes for our clients and addressing the conditions that led to their involvement with the justice system.

Reasons to work for the Office of the Public Defender: Our work changes lives! The work OPD does makes a difference for the people in our communities.   Public Defenders work for their clients, protect constitutional rights and ensure the system remains fair.   We are proud of the work we do.  To find out more about OPD visit our website HERE.

Benefits of working for OPD: The ability to work and play in the beautiful state of Montana is one of the benefits you will love about this opportunity!  Other fantastic benefits include:


About this Opportunity!

Major Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Qualifications (Education and Experience):
The minimum requirements include a Juris Doctor (JD) from an ABA accredited law school. Ideal candidates will include recent graduates or experienced attorneys who have a strong desire to work in indigent defense.

To learn more about Admissions to the State Bar of Montana check out this web site at
http://montanabar.site-ym.com/?page=AdmissionInfo.  When is the deadline to apply? The deadline for the February exam is October 1st and the deadline for the July exam is March 15th.

For further details regarding this opportunity or to apply please visit http://statecareers.mt.gov/ ,  or call Human Resources at 406-444-4136!  Reference the number 20140654 when searching for this position