Overview

About Hobbs:If you enjoy the warmth of a small-town, you will feel right at home here; Hobbs, located four miles from the Texas border, is a community of about 36,000 residents. It has the largest oil and gas reserves in the world as well as a strong ranching and agriculture community. Additionally, the Hobbs economy has diversified into wind, solar, nuclear, health care and tourism.Weather is temperate all year long with lots of blue sky beckoning to outdoor activities bicycling, running and fishing, among others.Golfweeknamed Hobbs Rockwind Community Links the second best course in New Mexico. Hobbs comes alive with even more excitement during its annual fall horse racing.Additional features of the quality of living experienced in Hobbs includes a state-of-the-art recreational center, and the annual Jack Maddox Distinguished Lecture Series that has included such distinguished speakers as: Laura Bush, Kareem Abdul Jabar, Ben Carson and Condoleeza Rice. Hobbs is the home of the University of the Southwest, the New Mexico Junior College and two new elementary schools.For more information about living in Hobbs, New Mexico, clickhere.This position qualifies for a geographical pay differential of $7,800 per year.Essential DutiesTo direct and supervise a unit or an office of the Law Offices of the Public Defender in providing professional level services representing juvenile and adult indigent clients, handle highly complex appeals or serve as lead counsel for serious violent felony or appeals and other highly complex litigation cases.Minimum QualificationsCurrent license as an attorney issued by the New Mexico Supreme Court or eligible for limited license issued by New Mexico Supreme Court and six (6) years of criminal law experience and/or management experience in a legal environment.For more information and to complete an application go to: Tracking

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