BE A PUBLIC DEFENDER
ON A TROPICAL ISLAND
We’re looking for two Assistant Public Defenders to
join our team in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
The NMI is a U.S. commonwealth in the Western Pacific Ocean
(closer to Japan than Hawaii). Tropical island setting, ethnically
mixed population, good professional and friendly office, six
attorneys, two investigators and other support staff serving
a multi-lingual client population with Assistants carrying about
70 cases ranging from DUI to homicides.
We're looking for good trial lawyers who take pride in their
work with a minimum of 3 years experience in criminal defense;
must be good team players willing to teach and learn; must have
a sense of adventure. Starting date: June 1, 2005 or soon thereafter.
Salary and Benefits:
Starting at $45,000, higher depending on years of experience;
plus medical, life insurance (with employee contribution) and
retirement benefits in a very low tax jurisdiction. Benefits
may include recruitment and repatriation expenses and housing
How to Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to CNMI Office of the Public
Defender, Douglas Hartig, Chief Public Defender
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By fax: (670) 234-1009 please do not fax writing
samples until further notice
By snail mail: P.O. Box 10007, Saipan, MP 96950
The fine print:
Limited admission to the NMI Bar while employed by government.
You must be in good standing in all jurisdictions in which you
are admitted and obtain favorable NCBE character report from
http://www.ncbex.org/character.htm A felony conviction precludes
admission. There will be a mandatory pre-employment drug test
done on island. Equal opportunity employer.