Employment Opportunities within the Profession

 
  • 02/22/2017 - Capital Habeas Attorney, Georgia Resource Center - Atlanta, GA 

The 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. For more information about this position, click here.

  • 02/22/2017 - Associate Trial Attorney, Law Offices of the Public Defender for the State of New Mexico - Gallup, NM 

The Law Offices of the Public Defender (LOPD) of the State of New Mexico are seeing an Associate Trial Attorney to provide professional legal services for the LOPD in representing juvenile and adult indigent clients in areas of litigation, appeal, counsel, research and analysis. LOPD represents clients in criminal courts and defends clients when they are accused of committing criminal offenses.  For more information about this position, click here.

  • 02/13/2017 - Policy Analyst - Program Specialist IV, Texas Indigent Defense Commission (TIDC) - Austin, TX 

The Texas Indigent Defense Commission provides financial and technical support to counties to develop and maintain quality, cost-effective indigent defense systems that meet the needs of local communities and the requirements of the Constitution and state law. The Policy Analyst plans, develops, and implements TIDC’s policy monitoring program. Provides highly complex (senior-level) consultative and technical assistance work to staff, government agencies, community organizations, and the public. For more information about this position, click here.

  • 02/12/2017 - Senior Criminal Defense Attorney, Law Offices of the Public Defender for the State of New Mexico - Various Locations 

The Senior Criminal Defense Attorney provides professional legal services for the Law Offices of the Public Defender in representing juvenile and adult indigent clients in areas of litigation, appeal, counsel, research and analysis. May direct and supervise a unit or an office of the Law Offices of the Public Defender in providing professional Criminal Defense of indigent clients. For more information about this position, click here.

  • 02/07/2017 - Criminal Defense Attorney, Law Offices of the Public Defender for the State of New Mexico - Carlsbad, NM 

The Law Offices of the Public Defender (LOPD) of the State of New Mexico has an immediate opening for a defender to handle a significant caseload ranging from simple misdemeanors to complex felony charges. For more information about this position, click here.

  • 02/07/2017 - Criminal Defense Attorney, Law Offices of the Public Defender for the State of New Mexico - Alamogordo, NM 

The Law Offices of the Public Defender (LOPD) of the State of New Mexico are seeing a Criminal Defense Attorney to provide professional legal services for the LOPD in representing juvenile and adult indigent clients in areas of litigation, appeal, counsel, research and analysis. LOPD represents clients in criminal courts and defends clients when they are accused of committing criminal offenses. For more information about this position, click here.

  • 02/07/2017 - Trial Attorney, Law Offices of the Public Defender for the State of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM 

The Law Offices of the Public Defender (LOPD) of the State of New Mexico are seeing a Trial Attorney to provide professional legal services for the LOPD in representing juvenile and adult indigent clients in areas of litigation, appeal, counsel, research and analysis. LOPD represents clients in criminal courts and defends clients when they are accused of committing criminal offenses. For more information about this position, click here.

  • 02/07/2017 - Reentry Attorney, Root & Rebound & Anti-Recidivism Coalition - Los Angeles, CA 

Root & Rebound and Anti-Recidivism Coalition are still seeking applicants for a Reentry Attorney based in Los Angeles. This is a truly unique position that will be based out of ARC's Los Angeles offices, in both its Sylmar housing location and main office in Downtown. They are seeking an attorney excited about taking on an innovative and holistic approach to reentry legal issues, and being integrated with the full wraparound support ARC offers for its members. For more information about this position, click here.

  • 02/06/2018 - Research and Writing Specialist, Federal Public Defender for the District of New Mexico - Las Cruces, NM 

The Federal Public Defender for the District of New Mexico is seeking a full time, experienced Research and Writing Specialist for the branch office in Las Cruces. The Federal Public Defender operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A, and provides legal representation in federal criminal cases and related matters in the federal courts. For more information about this position, click here.

  • 02/05/2018 - Trial Attorney - Federal Public Defender for the Central District of California - Los Angeles, CA 

The Federal Public Defender’s 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. For more information about this position, click here.

  • 01/31/2018 - Assistant Director of Career Development, Public Sector - University of California, Irvine - UCI Campus - Irvine, CA 

Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Career Development, the Assistant Director of Career Development, Public Sector, is responsible for employment counseling and career education of law students and alumni. Monitors, develops, and coordinates employment opportunities for students and alumni in public interest organizations, foundations, and offices across the country. For more information about this position, click here.

  • 01/26/2018 - Assistant Federal Public Defender, Federal Public Defender for the District of New Mexico - Las Cruces, NM 

The Federal Public Defender for the District of New Mexico is seeking two full time, experienced trial attorneys for the branch office in Las Cruces. These positions were originally advertised as temporary positions, with a term of employment not to exceed one year and one day each. These have now been converted to permanent full time positions. More than one vacancy may be filled from this announcement. Federal salary and benefits apply. For more information about this position, click here.

  • 01/25/2018 - Assistant Federal Defender, Office of the Federal Defender for the Eastern District of Missouri - St. Louis, MO - DEADLINE: March 12, 2018 

The Office of the Federal Defender for the Eastern District of Missouri has an opening for an Assistant Federal Defender. The office operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A, to provide services of the highest quality to indigent persons in federal criminal cases. The main office is located in Saint Louis, Missouri with a branch office in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The primary duty station is located in the St. Louis, Missouri office. Applicant must have the ability to immediately undertake the defense of major criminal cases in the United States District Court, as well as in the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. For more information about this position, click here.

  • 01/18/2018 - Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana - New Orleans, LA 

Since 1956, the ACLU of Louisiana (ACLU-LA) has worked to advance and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and the State of Louisiana. As part of the nationwide network of ACLU affiliates, the ACLU-LA is one of the state’s premier public advocacy organizations. ACLU-LA is seeking dynamic, experienced, and entrepreneurial leader to grow our staff, our reach, and our impact to build upon our history of successes in the courtroom and the state legislature to advance the cause of civil liberties in the state of Louisiana with an emphasis on criminal justice reform, racial justice, voting rights, and immigrants’ rights. For more information about this position, click here.

  • 01/17/2018 - Assistant Federal Public Defender, Federal Public Defender for the Western District of New York - Buffalo, NY 

The Federal Public Defender for the Western District of New York is now accepting applications for an Assistant Federal Public Defender position in the Buffalo office. An Assistant Federal Public Defender provides zealous, professional legal representation to indigent persons charged with criminal offenses in the United States District Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. Responsibilities include managing an extensive caseload with cases at varying stages of litigation; preparing pleadings, briefs, and motions; representing clients in trial, hearings and at other related proceedings; reviewing various documents; developing litigation strategies; meeting with clients, experts, witnesses, family members, and others. For more information about this position, click here.

  • 01/17/2018 - Criminal Defense Research & Writing Attorney - Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered - Wichita, KS 

Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered is seeking an attorney specializing in Criminal Defense Research & Writing to join fast-paced, 32-year-young criminal defense firm with a vision for the future and a state and federal national practice, including white collar.  For more information about this position, click here.

  • 01/17/2018 - United States Magistrate Judge, The United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois - East St. Louis , Illinois 

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois is seeking qualified applicants for two full-time positions for United States Magistrate Judge for its Court in East St. Louis, Illinois. These full-time positions will replace the incumbents United States Magistrate Judge Stephen C. Williams who leaves on January 1, 2019, and United States Magistrate Judge Donald G. Wilkerson who retires on March 1, 2019. One position will be available on January 2, 2019, and the other position will be available on March 2, 2019.  For more information about these positions, click here.

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