Assistant Special Counsel, JS 13-14
The candidate will be responsible for drafting of preliminary and final sentencing guidelines, commentary, and policy statements during the amendment cycle, which includes assisting commissioners and staff in objectively analyzing the effects of alternative guideline proposals. Preparing and ensuring the technical accuracy of guideline amendments adopted by the Commission for submission to Congress. Preparing and ensuring the technical a... read more
Prisoners’ Rights Attorney
The candidate will develop and conduct impact litigation and related advocacy in the area of prisoners’ rights. The prisoners’ rights docket is part of a larger criminal legal system reform initiative at the Committee that addresses police misconduct, debtor’s prisons and collateral consequences of a criminal conviction. Cases are co-counseled with members of the private bar.The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and qualif... read more
The candidate will work for Public Safety Division (13 Month Term), Criminal Section. Will have tremendous responsibility from day one with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment that involves a significant caseload and court experience. Duties include interviewing and preparing police and civilian witnesses; making charging decisions; researching, writing, and litigating motions; and managing all aspects of a trial calendar from intake through se...
Criminal Defense Attorney
The candidate would handle misdemeanor and traffic violation cases in South Carolina. Must have at least 1 year of Criminal Defense Attorney experience. Litigation experience preferred. Must be thoroughly knowledgeable about cases in South Carolina. Must be an active member and in good standing with the South Carolina Bar. Proficiency in Spanish is a plus. Previous clerkship experience is a plus.
The candidate will coordinate case and legal strategies. Will manage various projects and deadlines. Negotiate, prepare, and revise documents. Explain legal language to clients. Research unique legal issues by identifying applicable statutes and judicial decisions. Develop solutions to complex legal questions.
Dating Violence Staff Attorney
The candidate will provide comprehensive legal services to our clients ages 12-24, engage in local and national policy work, and conduct trainings for young people, service providers, attorneys, and other adults who work with youth. Major Tasks: Represent clients in civil protection order and family law cases in DC Superior Court; Represent clients in Title IX matters related to dating violence, sexual assault and stalking at area secondary s...
Duties: Litigate in federal and/or state courts, including appellate courts throughout the country; Conduct legal research and writing legal memoranda, briefs and articles; Review and analyze proposed criminal justice legislation, regulations, policies and other related documents in an effective, well-reasoned and timely manner; Draft pleadings and briefs, engage in discovery and motion practice, and conduct evidentiary hearings and oral arguments; Lead investigati...
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Principal Research Associate
Responsibilities: Lead project teams that incorporate community-based participatory research approaches, including: conceptualizing and developing research projects through collaboration with all team members; assigning roles and responsibilities and supervising team member activity and performance; monitoring project progress, budgets, schedules, and deliverables; and designing and implementing research and dissemination strategies that engage...
Resident Legal Advisor
Duties: Represent the Department of Justice in the implementation of justice sector technical assistance to enhance and strengthen the counterterrorism efforts in Southeast Europe, particularly with respect to the issue of foreign terrorist fighters and anti-money laundering/combating terrorist financing. This assistance will focus on developing more effective investigations and prosecutions of terrorism cases as well as enhancing counterterrorism le...
Investigative (Criminal) Law General Attorney
Duties: The candidate will provide legal advice and counsel to the assigned client group and Executive Management, and will work as part of the ILU team to address overarching legal issues affecting HQ and the field. Will be responsible for contributing to agency wide policy issues.
For GS-14: Consults and provides legal guidance to clients on issues related to operational and criminal law. Provides prompt and thorough advic...
Senior Program Manager Justice Defenders
Duties: Advising on, and raising public awareness of, sensitive trials and cases; Connecting pro bono lawyers with requisite expertise with local lawyers to provide advice on international law standards, share best practices, and assist in developing advocacy and litigation strategies; and Observing trials that have garnered local, regional, or international attention and/or have the potential of changing the law, for better or wors...
Duties: The candidate leads and manages the Miramar enforcement practice team responsible for handling complex civil penalty or certificate enforcement actions for violations of aviation safety statutory and regulatory requirements. Works with and supports Federal law enforcement agencies and US Attorney Offices on the investigation and prosecution of certain aviation-related criminal matters. Manages litigation of Agency enforcement actions before the...