Legal Jobs-Legal Aid Lawyers Vacancy at Odisha State Legal Services Authority, Cuttack

Odisha State Legal Services Authority, Cuttack invites applications for the position of full-time Legal Aid Advocates at the Office of Defense Legal Aid Advocates across 15 districts in the state of Odisha.

Job name: Legal Aid Chief Defense Counsel, Legal Aid Deputy Chief Defense Counsel and Legal Aid Deputy Defense Counsel

Essential qualification and experience

Chief Legal Aid Defense Attorney

• Practice in criminal law for at least 10 years

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Excellent understanding of criminal law

• Thorough understanding of the ethical duties of a defense attorney

• Ability to work effectively and efficiently with others with the ability to lead

• Must have handled at least 30 criminal cases in the Courts of Session, the above requirement of handling 30 criminal cases may be relaxed in appropriate circumstances

• Knowledge of computer systems is preferred.

• Quality to lead the team with the ability to manage the office.

Deputy Chief Defense Counsel for Legal Aid

• Practice in criminal law for at least 7 years

• Excellent understanding of criminal law

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Competence in legal research

• Thorough understanding of the ethical obligations of defense lawyers

• Ability to work effectively and efficiently with others

• Must have handled at least 20 criminal trials in the Courts of Session, may be relaxed in exceptional circumstances, by the Honorable Executive Chairman, SLSA

• Computer knowledge with mastery of work.

Associate Defense Legal Aid Attorney

• Practice in criminal law from 0 to 3 years.

• Good oral and written communication skills.

• Thorough understanding of the ethical obligations of defense lawyers.

• Ability to work effectively and efficiently with others.

• Excellent writing and research skills.

• Computer knowledge with a great mastery of the work.

How to register?

• Interested candidates are required to submit their application in the prescribed format and submit it to the office of the Secretary of State Legal Service Authority, Odisha, Cuttack no later than 05.09.2022 5:00 p.m.

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