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Assistant Federal Public Defender

Company name

Office of the Federal Public Defender Northern District of Florida

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Date Last Verified

Oct 14,2019

Valid Through

Jan 27,2020

Posted on

Jun 29,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Tallahassee, FL, United States

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Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Assistant Federal Public Defender
The candidate work in the Capital Habeas Unit (CHU) in the Tallahassee Division of the Northern District of Florida with room for advancement to a supervisory position. Must be legal writer, possess excellent research skills, be team oriented and have a demonstrated commitment to indigent criminal defense and particularly, death penalty work. Florida warrant litigation is active and warrant experience is preferred. Work directly with the CHU Chief and Federal Public Defender to monitor federal capital petitioners and their state court counsel, keep current on developments in Florida and federal capital habeas litigation, and be a liaison with attorneys representing capital defendants in district. Should have 5 years of capital habeas experience, preferably in federal court. Starting salaries are commensurate with prior experience and include full federal benefits such as health and life insurance, retirement and Thrift Savings Plan options. Must be a graduate of an accredited law school and a member in good standing in the highest court of the state in which they are licensed. A Florida bar license is strongly preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Office of the Federal Public Defender Northern District of Florida
City Centre 227 N Bronough St, Suite 4200
Tallahassee, FL 32301

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