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Qualification and Experience
QUALIFICATIONS: A license to practice law in Michigan or in another state; and/or the capability of becoming licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan within 6 months. Attorneys admitted to the Michigan Bar with experience in the criminal courts of Wayne County (and Michigan generally) are strongly encouraged to apply. A demonstrated commitment to criminal justice, indigent defense, racial equity and social justice issues and County communities. Extensive experience representing clients in criminal cases, including substantial trial experience and knowledge of criminal procedure from arraignments to appeals. A track record of strategically guiding cases, projects and relationships; applying good and practiced judgment; and routinely pushing through roadblocks to achieve your goals. Management skills and a coaching mindset. An ability to quickly build relationships across varying identities, income levels, races and ethnicities. A high level of organizational and administrative skills. Clear and effective communication skills, both orally and in writing.
Send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample. Send application as 1 document, preferably PDF.
Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem
317 Lenox Avenue
New York City, NY 10027