Job Details

Managing Attorney

Company name

Georgia Innocence Project, Inc. (GIP)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Jun 07, 2021

Posted on

Feb 22, 2021

Salary

USD 72000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required

Location

Atlanta, GA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Profile

Managing Attorney
Duties: Investigate and oversee investigations into post-conviction innocence claims. Gather and review entire case records (trial and appellate records, police and lab reports, prosecutor and DOC files) to understand and assess the factual and procedural history, generating extensive work product documents and memos in the process. Identify and take steps necessary to uncover and analyze any new evidence of innocence. Communicate with clients, defense attorneys, prosecutors, witnesses and others. Consult with experts in various fields. Draft and litigate moons for access to evidence and DNA testing. Ligate post-conviction innocence claims utilizing DNA testing or other newly discovered evidence in state court, federal court and/or relevant administrative bodies. Supervise law student interns, as needed. Give talks and presentations on case work and law, as appropriate. Regularly communicate with GIP staff about the status of cases.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Admission to the Georgia State Bar required. 6+ years criminal trial, appellate, and / or post-conviction litigation experience strongly preferred. Ability to travel extensively throughout Georgia required. Forensic science background preferred. An understanding of and dedication to indigent defense and GIP’s mission. Willingness to give and receive constructive feedback in a respectful manner. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong organizational and me management skills. Self-starter, curious and dogged. Detail and process oriented.

Additional info

Send a cover leer, resume, three references and a wring sample (up to 30 pages). No Phone Calls.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Georgia Innocence Project, Inc. (GIP)
P.O. Box 8506
730 Peachtree St., Ste, 705
Atlanta, GA 30308

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