Employment Opportunities

Jackson County

The Office of the Public Defender is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Public Defender position. Applicant must be a law school graduate and licensed to practice law in Illinois. Previous professional experience in criminal law is required. A successful applicant must have acceptable communication and organizational skills. This is an entry level position in a high-volume office. Salary is commensurate with experience, with a range of $55,000-$90,000 per year. Qualified persons may apply by emailing or mailing a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to:

ATTN: Celeste Korando, Jackson County Public Defender, 1008 Locust St, Murphysboro, IL 62966:  cak@jacksonco.net   618-687-7250

Jackson County is an equal-opportunity employer. It is the policy of Jackson County to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, mental or physical disability, age, military status, marital status, unfavorable discharge from military service, order of protection status, arrest record, credit history, or any other status protected by law.


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