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Immigration Resource Attorney, Indigent Defense Commission - , Va

National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Immigration Resource Attorney, Indigent Defense Commission - , Va

University Of Richmond, VA
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University of Richmond, VA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities
    • 1/3/2019 - Immigration Resource Attorney, Virginia Indigent Defense Commission - Richmond, VA The Virginia Indigent Defense Commission (VIDC) Administrative Office has an opening for an Immigration Resource Attorney. The office is seeking a self-motivated individual to be a resource and support to attorneys at the Public Defender Offices throughout the state for all immigration practices and legal concerns. The VIDC is dedicated to protecting and defending the rights of our clients through zealous, compassionate, high-quality legal advocacy. For more information about this position, click here. * 12/27/2018 - Public Defenders, Colorado State Public Defender - Multiple Locations, CO The mission of OSPD is to defend and protect the rights, liberties, and dignity of those accused of crimes who cannot afford to retain counsel. We are hiring Attorneys to fill positions located in 21 Judicial Districts throughout the State of Colorado. The positions require criminal defense representation of indigent clients in judicial proceedings, which may include a variety of misdemeanors and felonies, juvenile and adult cases. Appointments will be made to fill current vacant positions as well as those allocated for appointment now through June 2019. For more information about these positions, click here (PDF). * 12/21/2018 - Trial Attorney, Federal Public Defender, Central District of California - Los Angeles, CA The Federal Public Defenders Office for the Central District of California is accepting applications for full-time attorney positions in its trial unit, stationed in Los Angeles, California. The trial unit is committed to the pursuit of justice by aggressively advocating in federal court for the constitutional rights and inherent dignity of individuals who are accused or convicted of crimes and cannot afford their own lawyer. Trial attorneys primarily represent indigent individuals charged with violating federal criminal statutes by handling all stages of federal criminal trial matters in the district court. On occasion, trial attorneys are also assigned cases involving appeals after conviction and post-conviction matters that are involved in federal court proceedings. For more information about this position, click here (PDF). * 12/21/2018 - Capital Habeas Unit Attorney, Federal Public Defender, Central District of California - Los Angeles, CA The Federal Public Defenders Office for the Central District of California is accepting applications for full-time attorney positions in its Capital Habeas Unit (CHU), stationed in Los Angeles, California. The CHU advocates for the constitutional rights and inherent dignity of indigent persons sentenced to death. We provide the highest quality representation in post-conviction proceedings through diversity of experience, collaborative and thorough case development, focused litigation strategies, and skilled courtroom advocacy. CHU attorneys represent California death-sentenced inmates in their federal habeas corpus proceedings. Attorneys in the CHU are expected to work on all stages of capital habeas cases, from pre-petition investigation through Supreme Court proceedings and clemency. In addition to representing condemned California inmates in their habeas proceedings, CHU attorneys represent noncapital habeas petitioners and federal criminal defendants. For more information about this position, click here (PDF). * 12/21/2018 - Capital Habeas Attorney, Georgia Resource Center - Atlanta, GA The Georgia Appellate Practice and Educational Resource Center, Inc. (Georgia Resource Center) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit law office established in 1988 to provide free, high quality representation to indigent death-sentenced Georgia prisoners in state and federal habeas corpus proceedings challenging their capital convictions and death sentences. As part of the defense team, the attorney will undertake all aspects of state and federal habeas corpus litigation and clemency proceedings, including: identifying habeas issues; conducting legal research; drafting and filing appellate briefs and pleadings; conducting depositions; appearing in court; and providing legal and investigative assistance to pro bono attorneys. For more information about this position, click here (PDF). * 12/17/2018 - Federal Public Defender, District of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is accepting applications from all qualified persons (including individuals with disabilities that can be reasonably accommodated) for the position of Federal Public Defender for the District of Utah. The term of office is four years, with potential for successive appointments. The Federal Public Defender provides federal criminal defense services to individuals unable to afford counsel. For more information about this position, click here (PDF). For complete application materials, click here (PDF). * 12/14/2018 - Criminal Justice Law Fellows, SMU Dedman School of Law Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center - Dallas, TX SMU Dedman School of Law seeks two (2) Law Fellows for the Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center starting in the Fall of 2019. The position will assist the Director in managing the Center's research and advocacy projects. Under the Director's supervision, the Law Fellow will maintain a strong substantive focus on a targeted national reform initiative. The Law Fellow will also support the Center's other projects and assist in Center programming. This position will help to build a dynamic, cutting-edge institution that promises to have a nationwide impact. The position is a one-year appointment with the opportunity for an additional year of service. For more information about this position, click here. * 12/3/2018 - Deputy Public Defender, La Paz County Public Defender's Office - Parker, AZ The La Paz County Public Defender's Office is accepting applications for a Deputy Public Defender. The Public Defender's Office defends indigent clients charged with felonies in La Paz County Superior Court and with misdemeanors in three Justice Courts. Applicants must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing, have the ability to analyze and organize factual information, and make persuasive legal arguments. For more information about this position, click here (PDF). * 11/29/2018 - Stop Hate Project Direcor, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law - Washington, DC The Lawyers Committee seeks a Project Director for the Stop Hate Project. The Stop Hate Project works to strengthen the capacity of community leaders, law enforcement, and organizations around the country to combat hate by connecting these groups with established legal and social services resources and creating new ones in response to identified needs. The Lawyers Committee is looking for a Project Director with the knowledge, creativity, leadership, and drive to continue to develop and implement innovative approaches to confront incidents of hate and intolerance. The Stop Hate Project seeks a skilled manager and project director with experience in hate crimes or other related areas of law or public policy, and experience managing a team. For more information about this position, click here (PDF). * 11/27/2018 - CJA Case Budgeting Attorney, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit - Cincinnati, OH The CJA Case Budgeting Attorney is a full-time professional position providing guidance, support, oversight, training, and assistance in Criminal Justice Act (CJA) case budgeting to courts and CJA panel attorneys in the Sixth Circuit. The incumbent works with district and magistrate judges and appointed attorneys to develop, implement, and monitor budgets in death penalty and complex, multi-defendant, federal criminal mega cases. The incumbent also assists, advises, and makes recommendations to judges of the court of appeals in connection with vouchers in excess of statutory maximums. The incumbent also develops and provides budget and policy information to the court and to the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AO); assists in developing and executing educational and training programs for the courts and CJA panel attorneys; assists in the development of/or policy guidance and written resources for the development and review of case budgets; assists in the development of judiciary-wide applications for the submission and review of budgets and vouchers; and helps assemble, monitor, and analyze a central database of budget and expenditure information. For more information about this position, click here (PDF). * 11/16/2018 - Policy Analyst (Program Specialist), Texas Indigent Defense Commission - Austin, TX The Texas Indigent Defense Commission is seeking a Program Specialist who will plan, develop, and implement TIDCs policy monitoring program. Work involves providing highly complex (senior-level) consultative and technical assistance work to staff, government agencies, community organizations, and the public. Responsibilities include (1) evaluating indigent defense systems and procedures; (2) fostering accountability and quality legal representation; and (3) promoting compliance with the Fair Defense Act, rules promulgated by TIDC, and other applicable laws. For more information about this position, click here. * 11/16/2018 - Executive Assistant, Texas Indigent Defense Commission - Austin, TX The Texas Indigent Defense Commission is seeking an Executive Assistant who will perform advanced (senior-level) professional assistance work. Work involves overseeing high-level administrative operations of an agency or division, assigning and/or supervising the work of others, and working under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. For more information about this position, click here. * 11/15/2018 - Deputy/Senior Deputy Public Defender, Minnehaha County Public Defender's Office - Sioux Falls, SD The Minnehaha County Public Defender's Office is seeking a compassionate Deputy Public Defender/Senior Deputy Public Defender with excellent advocacy skills who is committed to ensuring justice, humanity, and equality to indigent clients appearing in the criminal and juvenile justice system. Our attorneys have multiple jury trials each year and daily courtroom appearances. Responsibilities include coordinating efforts with a support team, maintaining client communications, regularly scheduled court appearances, and reviewing case-related documents. For more information about this position, click here (PDF). * 11/13/2018 - Associate, Law Offices of Nellie King - West Palm Beach, FL Criminal defense firm in West Palm Beach, Florida, seeks associate with minimum of 3 years experience in criminal defense. Outstanding opportunity to work with established firm handling serious matters. Firm seeks someone with strong pre-trial motion and trial skills. Excellent writing skills also a must. Send resume, references, and writing sample to lawjobinquiry@yahoo.com. * 11/13/2018 - Guantanamo Defense Attorney, Military Commissions Defense Organization - Crystal City, VA A trial team at the Military Commissions Defense Organization, which is essentially the public defenders office for detainees at Guantanamo Bay, is hiring a civilian GS 15 attorney to be part of the litigation team. This team represents Nashwan al-Tamir, who is charged under the name Hadi al-Iraqi, with numerous war crimes and terrorism charges arising from events in Afghanistan in the mid 2000s. He has been held in Guantanamo Bay for more than ten years. The case involves active litigation before a Guantanamo Military Commission involving international human rights law, criminal defense, international law of war, and constitutional issues. For more information about this position, click here (PDF). * 11/13/2018 - Director of Strategic Litigation, Committee for Public Counsel Services - Boston, MA The Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), the Massachusetts public defender agency, is seeking a Director for its newly created Strategic Litigation Unit. The Strategic Litigation Unit will be responsible for litigation aimed at achieving systemic and institutional reform in all of CPCSs criminal and civil practice areas. The Strategic Litigation Director will lead those efforts and will work with other attorneys, advocacy organizations, and clients to promote justice for and protect the rights of individuals who are parties in criminal and civil right-to-counsel proceedings. The Directors work will involve criminal and civil litigation and administrative advocacy. Litigation will include both trial and appellate advocacy in state and federal court. The position will be posted until filled; preference will be given to candidates who apply prior to November 26, 2018. For more information about this position, click here (PDF). * 10/26/2018 - Training Attorney, California Appellate Project - San Francisco, CA The California Appellate Project (CAP) in San Francisco, California seeks to fill the job opening of CAP Training Attorney. CAP is a nonprofit legal resource center funded by the Judicial Council of California to implement the constitutional right to counsel for indigent death row inmates challenging their convictions and sentences on direct appeal and through habeas corpus proceedings. The CAP Training Attorney organizes and conducts all of CAPs legal trainings, including CAP trainings for appointed counsel; trainings co-sponsored with other capital defense organizations; and many internal trainings for CAP staff. The CAP Training Attorney also is responsible for the collection, development and posting of Training Materials for appointed attorneys. Competitive benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. For questions, contact Mary Jane Mona at mmona@capsf.org. For full job announcement and information on how to apply,
  • Industry
    Government Administration
  • Locations
    University Of Richmond, VA • University of Richmond, VA