Assistant Federal Defender

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: The salary is consistent with the federal pay scale and will depend on years of experience.

Published

10/04/2018

Start Date

12/10/2018

Application Deadline

11/02/2018

Address

52 Duane Street
New York
New York
10007
United States

Description

Federal Defenders of New York (FDNY) is seeking applicants for a trial attorney position in our Manhattan office. FDNY is a federal public defender office that provides legal representation to indigent persons accused of federal crimes in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. We are vigorous in the defense of our clients, and we are seeking applicants with a similar level of passion and dedication for the work. For more information about our office, please visit our website at federaldefendersny.org.


Applicants must have a minimum of two years of legal experience. Fluency in Spanish a plus.

Benefits

Excellent benefits. FDNY is an equal opportunity employer.  

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

J.D.

How To Apply

http://federaldefendersny.org/

Email your resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to Jennifer_Brown@fd.org with “Re: Manhattan 2018” in subject line. Application deadline is November 2, 2018, but we will consider applications on a rolling basis, so please submit as soon as possible. No calls or faxes please. The cover letter may be addressed to David Patton, Executive Director, Federal Defenders of New York, 52 Duane St., New York, NY 10007.


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