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Capital Habeas Unit Attorney

Company name

Federal Defender for the Middle District of Alabama

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Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Montgomery, AL

Date Last Verified

Mar 09,2018

Posted on

Jan 23,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Capital Habeas Unit Attorney The candidate will be managing a caseload which consists of cases at various stages of post-conviction review; writing briefs, motions, and other pleadings. Will be reviewing voluminous trial and appellate records; developing claims and litigation strategy. Advocating at evidentiary hearings and oral arguments; leading and working as a member of a case team. Directing and conducting case-related investigation; and meeting with clients, experts, witnesses, and family members.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 2 years of attorney experience or a federal clerkship. Must be a member in good standing of a State Bar and have a driver’s license and appropriate motor vehicle insurance. Must have excellent written and oral advocacy skills, ability to work as a member of a defense team, good organizational skills, proficiency in computer-based research, and the ability to task-prioritize. Prior capital habeas experience is preferred.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Federal Defender for the Middle District of Alabama
201 Monroe Street
Suite 407
Montgomery, AL 36104
Fax: 334-834-0353