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ProfileTemporary Staff Attorney The candidate will develop deep expertise in prisoners’ rights, civil procedure, constitutional law, employment discrimination, social security, criminal law and sentencing, and commercial law. Staff Attorneys on the immigration team handle a docket that principally involves challenges to the denial of applications for asylum, withholding of removal, or relief under the Convention Against Torture, as well as issues relating to the immigration consequences of criminal convictions. Must have outstanding academic credentials, and superior skills in analysis, research, writing, and editing. Should have a strong interest in criminal law and procedure, administrative law, employment law, immigration law and civil rights issues. A JD degree from an ABA-approved law school is required. Prior federal court experience, including judicial internships, is preferred. Law review or other legal publication experience is strongly preferred.
Reference # FY18-10. Send a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, two writing samples.
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Office of Legal Affairs
Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse
New York City, NY 10007