Assistant Public Defender

Montgomery County Public Defender Office

The Assistant Public Defender will represent indigent clients in the courts of Montgomery County, Ohio. The ideal candidate should be dedicated to indigent defense, have strong organizational skills, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Job Duties: Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Gather evidence for cases to formulate defense and mitigation; Perform legal research, interview clients and witnesses, view crime scene, and perform any other necessary tasks in preparation for trial; Prepare legal briefs, and develop strategies, arguments, and testimony in preparation for the presentation of cases; Subpoena witnesses; Represent clients in court (including evenings) and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government; Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations; Confer with colleagues to establish and verify the basis for legal proceedings; Help other Assistant Public Defenders by participating in training sessions, offering advice, co-counseling cases, and covering cases; Perform all other duties as assigned by the Public Defender or Deputy Director.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) references to Nicola Lewis at by October 27, 2023. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and interviews may be scheduled prior to the closing date.


Nicola Lewis






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