CC Accepting Letters of Interest for Conflict Counsel Contract
The First Judicial District Court and the Carson City Justice/Municipal Court are accepting Letters of Interest from licensed Nevada attorneys who are in good standing to perform legal services for indigent defendants when the State Public Defender’s Office has declared a conflict. The contract term is July 2, 2011 (or sooner) through June 30, 2013. Compensation is $9,499.00 monthly.
In 2010, the current conflict attorneys were appointed on an average of 135 new cases, including Juvenile and 432(B) cases. The selected conflict attorney will be required to assume the existing caseload of 30 cases which include 21 adult criminal, two appeals and seven 432(B) cases. A selection committee will review the letters of interest and make a final selection. The contract will be submitted to the Carson City Board of Supervisors for approval.
Please submit your letter of interest to Max Cortes, Court Administrator by Friday, April 29, 2011 at 885 Musser Street Suite 2007, Carson City, Nevada 89701 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or facsimile at (775) 887-2297. For further information, please contact Max Cortes at (775) 887-2121 Ext. 30249.