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Litigation - General Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

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Company name

United States District Court Central District of California

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 14,2018

Posted on

Apr 13,2018

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Capital Habeas Staff Attorney The candidate work in the Legal Services Unit of the Clerk’s Office. Will work under the supervision of the United States District Judges and the Managing Attorney of the Legal Services Unit. Assist District Judges and court staff with substantive law and procedural issues that arise in federal capital habeas cases. Perform other duties as assigned. Because the matters on which the Will be working often involve complex constitutional issues including significant questions of first impression, must have strong academic credentials from an ABA-accredited law school, excellent research and writing skills, superior analytical ability, exceptional organizational and time management skills, the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and strong oral and written communication skills. California Bar Membership and 5 years of post-JD legal work experience are required. Federal court clerkship experience is preferred. Experience in death penalty, habeas corpus, or criminal law matters is also preferred.

Additional info

Send: cover letter; resume; two recent writing samples; law school transcript; the names of at least three references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
United States District Court Central District of California
312 North Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012