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Capital Habeas Unit Attorney

Company name

Federal Defenders for the Middle District of Alabama

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Date Last Verified

Feb 03, 2020

Valid Through

May 18, 2020

Posted on

Mar 15, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Montgomery, AL, United States

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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; 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. 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. 2 years of attorney experience or a federal clerkship is required. Must be a member in good standing of a State Bar and have a driver’s license and appropriate motor vehicle insurance.

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Christine A Freeman
Executive Director
Federal Defenders for the Middle District of Alabama
201 Monroe Street
Suite 407,
Montgomery, AL 36104
Fax: 334-834-0353

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