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As crime escalates and prisons reach capacity, there is a growing call for criminal defense jobs to represent clients accused of a crime. Criminal defense jobs may include being an attorney or a paralegal who specializes in interpreting laws and preparing cases to defend their clients.

Clients can be either indiviudals or groups and can be defended against a wide range of crimes to theft, traffic violations, assault, embezzlement or fraud, to name a few options.

A criminal attorney will be expected to defend their client in court by reviewing the accusations, interpreting the law, researching similar cases and precedents, interviewing witnesses, negotiating plea agreements if necessary, creating motions and appeals if a case is lost and is appealed to a higher court.

A criminal defense attorney is required to complete the necessary educational requirements: graduating from a four-year college with a BA, followed by a JD from an accredited three year law school. The attorney will also need to pass the bar exam for the state they want to work in.

A paralegal acts in a supportive role for the attorney, helping in the background preparations for a trial, including helping to locate and interview witnesses and review applicable court cases and preparing briefs to assist the attorney. There are paralegal degrees and certificate courses available, but it is not an absolute necessity in some law firms.

Attorneys and paralegals can work in private practices specializing in criminal law, in a district attorney's office or for a public defender, who works with clients that cannot afford their own legal counsel. They will need to be prepared to defend their client in many different courts including federal, appellate or district courses, depending on the nature of the crime.

Because of the variety of laws that can be broken, a criminal attorney or paralegal has to be aware of how these laws apply to their client and work to defend their clients rights after they are accused of these crimes.

There are many opportunities for people to work in the criminal law niche as criminal activity continues to increase. However, there is a wide salary range for criminal lawyers ranging from a modest public defendant salary to attorneys who have high profile clients and cases. Criminal defense jobs are available across the country for the right candidates.
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Apr 21,14 USA - TX Houston

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Miller Weisbrod3-3 yrs required
Job Description: Welcome to the law Office of Domingo Garcia... P.C.  Our attorneys bridge gaps for our clients via personal injury, wrongful death, wrongful termination criminal and other forms of... litigation....

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Jan 03,14 USA - TX Angleton

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Scott M. Brown and Associates3-3 yrs required
We are a law firm devoted to family law and criminal defense.  We... are currently... particular expertise in family law and criminal defense.  The... lawyer will... clients provided by the law firm, and handle hearings law

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Apr 14,14 USA - NY New York City

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BCG Attorney SearchMin 3 yrs required
York office seeks mid and senior level litigation associate with white collar experience. "A recent merger has put this firm on the map on a global scale, although the firm's reputation...

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Apr 18, 14 USA - NY New York City

Government, Min 4 yrs required
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criminal Section Assistant Attorney General... years of litigation experience criminal prosecution and trial experience.... Must have knowledge of state labor laws. Should have superior writing, editing, organizational and interpersonal skills; and a demonstrated commitment to public service. Foreign language skills...
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Mar 29, 14 USA - DC Washington

Government, Min 1 yrs required
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with federal agents to investigate and prosecute offenses arising under the internal revenue laws and related federal statutes. Responsibilities encompass the investigative use of the grand jury and all facets of criminal litigation, including indictment, motions... practice, trial, and sentencing....
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Apr 18, 14 USA - IL Chicago

Government, Min 2 yrs required
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Assistant Attorney General criminal Appeals The candidate will... also brief and argue criminal cases in the Illinois... experience as a judicial clerk, appellate court research staff member or litigation associate in a law firm. Must enjoy research... and writing....
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Apr 18, 14 USA - NY New York City

Government, Min 2 yrs required
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legal research, analysis, and writing, and a talent for oral advocacy. Prior criminal appellate experience or clerkship... experience is required. Must have 2+ years of experience and reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State....
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Apr 09, 14 USA - NY New York City

Government,
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motions. Will function as law clerks to the court... rights, civil procedure, constitutional law employment discrimination, social security criminal law and sentencing, and... commercial law Staff Attorneys may have... the opportunity to work on immigration appeals, which are also handled...
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Apr 18, 14 USA - NY New York City

Government,
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Candidates with (1) a law or regulatory enforcement background,... and editing skills are encouraged to apply. Must be admitted to practice law in New York State... and reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State....
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Apr 18, 14 USA - NJ Trenton

Government, Min 5 yrs required
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of the Division of law is responsible for the... oversight and management of the Health and Human Services Section. Provides counsel and representation to the Department of Health and Senior Services as an Attorney at law in the State of......
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Apr 18, 14 USA - NJ Trenton

Government, Min 5 yrs required
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of the Division of law is responsible for the... oversight and management of the Health and Human Services Section. Provides counsel and representation to the Department of Health and Senior Services as an Attorney at law in the State of......
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Apr 24, 14 USA - ND Williston

Government, Min 2 yrs required
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the State’s Attorney; prosecutes criminal offenses and represents Williams... regarding civil issues. Prosecutes criminal offenses including bench and... and submits motions regarding criminal cases. Prepares criminal charges... related reports. Consults with law enforcement personnel regarding investigations... and legal procedures. Presents criminal and non criminal juvenile petitions......
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Apr 24, 14 USA - MA Boston

Government,
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the provision of indigent criminal legal services; reviewing and... attorneys seeking assignments of criminal cases in the district... of client complaints in criminal trial level cases; reviewing... be eligible to practice law as a member of... people and possess substantial criminal defense practice experience, including......
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