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Assistant Federal Public Defender Duties: Operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. Â§ 3006A, to provide defense services in federal criminal cases and related matters in the federal courts. Must have thorough knowledge of, and demonstrated excellence in, all phases of federal criminal practice, including: grand jury; arraignments; researching, drafting, and arguing pretrial motions; plea negotiations; trials (as first chair); post-conviction motions; and sentencing. Must have 7+ years of directly relevant federal criminal practice experience or five years in the office of a federal defender. Fluent in Spanish is a plus. In addition, as the sole AFPD in the office, some minor supervisory and administrative duties will be required. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Must be a member in good standing of a State Bar in which he or she is currently admitted, and be eligible for immediate admission to the Bar of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Interviews will be conducted on September 5 and 6. Employment must commence no later than October 15, 2018. Deadline: August 23, 2018
Send a letter of interest, resume, and references. No telephone calls or e-mails please.
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