Job Details

Assistant Federal Defender

Company name

Federal Community Defenders for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

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Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Philadelphia, PA

Date Last Verified

Mar 09,2018

Posted on

Mar 08,2018
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Assistant Federal Defender Qualification: The candidate should have 3+ years of criminal litigation experience and substantial trial experience. Federal criminal experience and a demonstrated working knowledge of federal criminal law, including success with jury trials and sentencing guidelines is preferred. Should have strong research and writing abilities. Must have the ability to communicate effectively and cooperatively with clients, colleagues, witnesses, staff, and court and agency personnel. Must have a demonstrated commitment to excellence, a commitment to the representation of the indigent and a reputation for personal and professional integrity. Fluency in the Spanish language is highly desirable. Experience using trial director and powerpoint or a willingness to learn such trial technology is required. Must be members in good standing of the bar of the supreme court of Pennsylvania or the bar of another state. Must be eligible to waive into that bar or sit for the Pennsylvania Bar within a year of hire. all applicants must gain admission to the eastern district of Pennsylvania and the third circuit upon hiring.

Additional info

Posting Code 100100-18 Submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Federal Community Defenders for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
601 Walnut St.
Suite 540 West Curtis Ctr, , Independence Sq. West
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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