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Assistant Federal Public Defender

Company name

Tennessee Western Federal Public Defender

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 06,2018

Posted on

Aug 04,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Memphis, TN
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Assistant Federal Public Defender Duties: Represent clients charged with federal criminal offenses and clients involved in other matters covered under the Criminal Justice Act. Federal public defender attorneys may not engage in the private practice of law.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Must be a graduate of an accredited law school, admitted to practice in good standing before the highest court of a state, and licensed to practice in the U. S. District Court by the time of entrance on duty. 5+ years of experience in handling federal criminal cases is required. Must have excellent research and writing skills and oral advocacy skills. Spanish language skills valued. Will have clearly demonstrated aptitude for excellence in criminal defense practice, a commitment to the representation of indigent accused persons, and a reputation for personal integrity. Must also possess the ability to communicate effectively with clients, witnesses, colleagues, staff, and court and agency personnel as part of their employment.
Deadline: August 31, 2018

Additional info

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: 18- 08. Send a letter of interest, resume, three references, and recent writing sample. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Company info

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

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