BOISE, Idaho (PRESS RELEASE) – Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter is accepting applications until November 15th from individuals interested in the position of State Appellate Public Defender (SAPD).

The previous SAPD, Sara Thomas, recently was appointed administrative director of Idaho Courts.

The State Appellate Public Defender provides appellate and post-conviction relief legal representation to indigent defendants convicted of murder and sentenced to death.  Qualified candidates must have practiced law in good standing with the Idaho State Bar for at least five years.

Interested individuals can review the position’s specific duties and qualifications at this LINK and apply online at this LINK. Potential applicants also can contact Ann Beebe in the Governor’s Office via telephone at (208) 334-2100.