Details: The salary is consistent with the federal pay scale and will depend on years of experience.
52 Duane Street
Federal Defenders of New York (“FDNY”) is seeking applicants for a position as an appellate attorney in our office. FDNY is the federal public defender that provides legal representation for indigent persons who are accused of federal crimes in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the United States 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 to our work. For more information about our office please visit our website at federal defendersny.org.
Applicants must be admitted to the bar of any state or the District of Columbia and have a minimum of one year of legal experience.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please email you resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to NYS_AppealsHiring@fd.org. The subject line of the email should be "2018 Appeals Attorney Hiring". The application deadline is November 2, 2018. No calls or faxes please. Your cover letter may be addressed to David Patton, Executive Director, Federal Defenders of New York.