Chief Assistant Public Defender

2885 Health Parkway
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone:(989) 317-9393
Fax:(989) 317-9394
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Except holidays

Posted on: February 12, 2020

Isabella County

Public Defender’s Office

Chief Assistant Public Defender


Employment Status:  Full-time

Exempt/Non Exempt:  Exempt

Salary Range:  $70,212 – $74,312

Benefits:  Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Paid Time Off and Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Michigan (MERS) Defined Contribution


General Summary:

Provides court appointed indigent defense services within Isabella County Courts. The Chief Assistant Public Defender carries a full caseload and receives direct supervision from the Public Defender. The Chief Assistant Public Defender is responsible for providing supervision to the Public Defender’s Office staff, including Assistant Public Defenders, Investigators and clerical staff in conjunction with the Public Defender.


Please download the Chief Assistant Public Defender job description for complete job specifications.



Employment application with cover letter, resume, and Certificate of Admittance to the State Bar of Michigan can be emailed to or mailed to:

Isabella County Building
Attn: Margaret McAvoy
200 N. Main Street, Suite 205
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858


Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Questions, please call the Administration Office at 989-317-4053.