Job Details

Criminal Law Attorney in Memphis, TN

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Company name

Tennessee Western Federal Public Defender

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Criminal Law


USA Memphis, TN

Date Last Verified

Aug 27,2018

Posted on

Aug 04,2018

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Research and Writing Specialist Duties: Provides advanced research and writing service to staff attorneys on trial and appellate cases, performs computer assisted legal research, aids in the development of legal strategies, 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, and assisting staff with all aspects of case preparation.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited law school, admission to practice in good standing before the highest court of a state, and a working knowledge of federal criminal law and procedure. Must be able to analyze legal issues from lengthy, complex records, write clearly and concisely, and have strong computer automation skills. Prior appellate writing experience, law review membership or a judicial law clerkship is required.
Deadline: August 31, 2018

Additional info

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: 2018-07. Send a letter of interest, résumé, and writing sample, with 3 references. No phone calls please.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Tennessee Western Federal Public Defender
One Memphis Place
Suite 200 , 200 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103