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Research And Writing Specialist

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Date Last Verified

Jun 22, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 05, 2021

Posted on

Mar 15, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Muskogee, OK, United States

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Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Research And Writing Specialist
The candidate provides advanced research and writing services to staff attorneys on trial and appellate cases, writes briefs, motions, petitions for certiorari, and legal memoranda for review by the Defender and staff attorneys. General duties include examining, analyzing and researching records and issues; performing legal research and preparing legal documents; assisting staff attorneys with all aspects of case preparation, training and continuing legal education and supervision of legal interns as appropriate. Must have excellent legal research, writing and oral communication skills, the ability to understand and present factual and legal issues, experience in computer assisted legal research, and word processing and document organization capabilities sufficient to produce appellate briefs and appendices for the United States Court of Appeals. In addition to general knowledge of criminal law, procedure and evidence, applicants must have a thorough knowledge of the federal sentencing guidelines and other federal sentencing issues. Must be law school graduates and members in good standing of a state bar with 3+ years experience.

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Send a letter of interest, resume, three references, and a writing sample.

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Julia OConnell
Federal Public Defender
Federal Public Defender Northern and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma
215 State Street
Suite 505
Muskogee, OK 74402