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Tulsa, Oklahoma - May 5, 2021

Please see the full Administrative Order for complete details.
Tulsa County District Courthouse
Judge Doug Drummond
Now Hiring

Position: Certified Shorthand Reporter – Full Time
Location: Tulsa County, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Hiring Officials: Kim Hall - Court Administrator
Salary: Pursuant to Statute
Benefits: State Employment
Necessary Qualifications: Certified by the Oklahoma
CSR Board and as required by Oklahoma Statute

Available: immediately
Resumes should be directed to:

Kim Hall
Court Administration
500 S. Denver, Rm 637
Tulsa, OK 74103

                              *****DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2023*****

Tulsa County District Court is seeking an experienced professional to manage the County’s Public Defender’s Office.
Applications, additional pages and attachments must be submitted by email in pdf format. All applications
must be received
no later than 5:00 P.M. on Monday, October 23, 2023. (THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS
) Interested candidates should submit their application and other required documents to:

                                   Subject: Tulsa County Public Defender

Applications can be downloaded from or can be obtained from the
Court Administrator by email at . For additional assistance, call Kim Hall, Court
, at 918-596-5400.

Job Title:                 Chief Public Defender, Tulsa County

Appointment:         The Tulsa County District and Associate District Judges will appoint the Tulsa County Public
Defender. The appointee serves at the pleasure of the Court.

Salary:                     By statute and case law, salary is the same as the District Attorney. The District Attorney's salary,
by statute, is 98% of the salary of a District Judge. The salary for the Chief Public Defender is $153,597.36 annually.

Required Qualifications:

       1.  J.D. from an accredited law school

       2.  Licensed to practice law for at least 5 years and currently in good standing in the licensed jurisdiction. If the      
applicant holds an out-of-state license, he or she must become an active member of the Oklahoma State Bar
immediately upon employment.

The ideal Chief Public Defender will have these qualifications:

       • Substantial criminal defense experience, including experience in indigent defense

       • Experience supervising attorneys and other employees

       • Familiarity with managing a budget in a fiscally responsible manner

       • Ability to counsel and advise employees regarding employment matters

       • Ability to counsel and advise attorneys regarding all matters handled by the Office

       • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with both community partners and other
stake holders within the Tulsa County District Court

                                       Tulsa County District Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer