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Assistant Federal Public Defender

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Date Last Verified

Jul 07, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 20, 2021

Posted on

Apr 19, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Assistant Federal Public Defender
The candidate will work in the Non-Capital Habeas Unit. Must possess demonstrated commitment to poverty law or indigent criminal defense, strong writing, oral advocacy ability and litigation experience in at least one of the following areas: criminal law, especially in post-conviction or appellate litigation; or complex federal court civil litigation. The position requires occasional travel. Must have 3 years of relevant experience, and be immediately able to undertake representation of habeas petitioners currently litigating in every stage of the habeas proceedings. Must be a member in good standing of a state bar. Applicants who are not members of the Nevada State Bar must also be willing to comply with the Nevada State Bar’s provisional licensure requirements for federal attorneys to practice in Nevada state courts, which does not require taking the Nevada bar exam.

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Send letter of interest, resume with experience described in detail, three references and a representative writing sample.

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James Morgan
Personnel Administrator
Federal Public Defender District of Nevada
411 E. Bonneville,
Suite 250
Las Vegas, NV 89101

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