Job Details

Assistant Federal Public Defender

Company name

Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Florida

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Sep 14,2018

Posted on

Feb 28,2018


Miami, FL
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Assistant Federal Public Defender Duties: The candidate will provide the qualified candidate with intenstive training and mentoring. Will work in learning to handle criminal cases from inception to either trial or sentencing, or both. Initial case assignments with case assignments becoming increasingly more complex as the attorney is trained.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: The candidate should be a graduate of an accredited law school, and have admission and good standing in a state bar; or who is pending admission to a Bar but must be licensed by October 15, 2018. Must have a demonstrated capacity or aptitude for excellence in trial and appellate practice, and a commitment to the representation of indigent accused persons. Must have strong writing abilities, excellent research skills, proficiency in computer-assisted legal research; word processing capability and time management skills.

Start date :October 2018.

Additional info

Submitting a letter of interest outlining experience, background in criminal law, and interest in the field of criminal defense, resume and one writing sample

Company info

Raisa Gonzalez
Human Resources Specialist
Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Florida
150 West Flagler Street
Suite 1500
Miami, FL 33130-1555

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