Trial Attorney

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: The starting salary will be based on experience and qualifications of the applicant, as well as the guidelines issued by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

Published

08/30/2018

Start Date

09/01/2018

Address

Suite 1500, Centennial Tower
101 Marietta Street NW
Atlanta
GA
30303
United States

Description

The Federal Defender Program, Inc, (hereinafter “FDP”) is a Georgia non-profit organization which is fully funded by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts. We are not a Government agency, and as such, are not government employees. The office contracts with the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, to provide legal representation to indigent persons charged with federal crimes in the Northern District of Georgia. The Northern District encompasses Atlanta, Gainesville, Newnan and the Rome Divisions of the United States District Court.   Below is a description of the job opening.  

TITLE:  Trial Attorney

APPLICATION DEADLINE:       Open until Filled

SALARY:  

The starting salary will be based on experience and qualifications of the applicant, as well as the guidelines issued by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

All applicants must be a member in good standing of the Georgia Bar. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years experience or judicial clerkship, strong research and writing skills and a firm commitment to the representation of indigent clients. Applicants must also possess the ability to communicate effectively with clients, witnesses, colleagues, staff, and court and agency personnel as part of their employment. Responsibilities include managing an extensive caseload; preparing pleadings, motions and briefs; reviewing discovery documents, interviewing witnesses, developing litigation strategies, meeting with clients; working with experts; assisting CJA panel attorneys; and appearing on behalf of clients in court. The position requires travel for investigation, litigation, and training. Defender attorneys may not engage in the private practice of law. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible to work in the United States.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please mail letter of interest, resume, current writing sample, salary history and three references to:


Trial Attorney

Federal Defender Program, Inc.

101 Marietta Street, N.W.

Suite 1500 - Centennial Tower

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

The position is subject to continued availability of funding

Current and future positions may be filled from this vacancy announcement

Only those selected for an interview will be notified

The Federal Defender Program, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer

No telephone or email inquiries please.

Benefits

Medical insurance is provided by the employer, dental and vision insurance is offered but is not paid by the employer.  The Federal Defender Program does provide a contribution into a 401(k) Pension Plan with Fidelity Investments.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

J.D.

How To Apply

fdpgan_employment@fd.org

Please mail letter of interest, resume, current writing sample, salary history and three references to:

Trial Attorney

Federal Defender Program, Inc.

101 Marietta Street, N.W.

Suite 1500 - Centennial Tower

Atlanta, Georgia  30303




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