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Indiana Federal Community Defenders (IFCD), is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Federal Defender, a full-time attorney position with salary based upon experience. The IFCD is proud to offer a first-rate benefit package. IFCD is an Indiana not-for-profit corporation and represents indigent persons charged with crimes in the Indianapolis and Terre Haute Divisions of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. Our office is located in Indianapolis.

We are seeking a licensed attorney to provide advanced research and writing services to the federal defender litigation staff and to work on special projects, such as mass resentencing cases, as the need arises. This position will draft motions, petitions, appellate briefs and legal memorandum in coordination with the other staff attorneys. This position will also help create a warehouse of resources, staying abreast of, gathering materials related to, and disseminating knowledge regarding the latest developments in case law and criminal procedure.

Applicants must have excellent writing ability, demonstrated proficiency in legal research, advanced time management skills, the ability to work positively and collaboratively on a team, and a demonstrated commitment to the representation of indigent persons, poverty law, or other relevant experience. You must be admitted to the practice of law and eligible for admission to the bar of the Southern District of Indiana.

Application for this position is made by sending a cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample, compiled in a single PDF, in that order, to: IFCD_Applications@fd.org. You must put "AFPD 2021" in the subject line of your email in order to be considered. The position is open until filled. Start date for the position is October 1, 2021.

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The IFCD is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Indiana Federal Community Defenders (IFCD), is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Federal Defender, a full-time attorney position with salary based upon experience. The IFCD is proud to offer a first-rate benefit…

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  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 1, 2021
  • Education
    J.D. Required

Location

On-site
Indianapolis, IN, USA

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Application for this position is made by sending a cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample, compiled in a single PDF, in that order, to: IFCD_Applications@fd.org. You must put "AFPD 2021" in the subject line of your email in order to be considered. The position is open until filled. Start date for the position is October 1, 2021.

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