Criminal Law Job Description

United States

'Here are a few sample criminal law job descriptions:

Criminal Lawyer

The candidate must have jury trial experience.

Criminal Lawyer

The candidate will assisting on a large corporate manslaughter case, as well as health and safety cases, however the role has scope to become permanent for the right candidate. Will be handling Health and Safety cases. Work includes assisting on a large corporate manslaughter case. Should have 4+ years of pqe with a strong background in handling either regulatory or criminal matters. Excellent background with good organisational and communication skills is essential. 

Note: This job is for 12 months of fixed term contract handling a range of regulatory work.

Criminal Law Solicitor

The candidate should have 5+ years PQE to join as Head of Criminal Law Department. Will be managing an existing close-knit team of criminal lawyers and supervising a wide spectrum of criminal law matters to include summary, either-way and indictable only offences. Should have good grounding in all areas of criminal law and prior experience of managing own case load, police station attendance and Magistrates Court advocacy. Must have supervisory experience of other fee earners and ideally have Higher Rights of Audience.

Criminal Lawyer

The candidate should be an experienced criminal lawyer. Should be a criminal practitioner wishing to deal solely with privately funded work.

Criminal Law Supervisor

The candidate will be working on cases in addition to business development opportunities. Will also be required to work to the necessary SRA regulations and compliance to ensure a high quality service to clients. Should be an experienced criminal law solicitor. Should be very experienced in managing busy caseloads without supervision. Must be qualified for LAA supervisor status. Must have 4+ years' pqe in the criminal law area. Must be qualify under Legal Services Commission requirements. Experience of working on public matters through Legal Aid Agency (LAA) is required.

Criminal Law Paralegal

The candidate will perform legal and factual research. Will perform records research. Identify relevant judicial decisions, statutes, legal articles, codes and other pertinent material. Organize and analyze information. Cross-check and validate information. Prepare written reports. Draft legal documents including briefs, pleadings, appeals, agreements, contracts and legal memoranda. Help prepare legal arguments, applications, declarations and motions. Prepare correspondence. Check and edit legal forms and documents for accuracy. Build and maintain databases and files. Co-ordinate law office activities such as subpoena delivery. Help with trial preparation including witness lists, exhibits and trial binders.

Legal Secretary - Criminal Law

The candidate should have background and interest in Criminal Law.'

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