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INVESTIGATOR/MITIGATION SPECIALIST POSITION

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The Georgia Resource Center is accepting applications for an Investigator/Mitigation Specialist to work on legal teams representing people on Georgia’s death row.


The Georgia Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit law office established in 1988 to provide high quality, client-centered representation to people facing the death penalty in Georgia in state and federal habeas corpus proceedings, and in clemency proceedings before Georgia’s Board of Pardons and Paroles. More information about GRC can be found on its website, www.garesource.org.


The Investigator/Mitigation Specialist will develop strong client relationships; lead the life history and crime investigation for GRC clients; work closely with team members to develop an investigative and litigation strategy; create, maintain, review, and digest comprehensive investigative case files; identify and interview crime and mitigation witnesses; develop exhaustive bio-psycho-social histories of our clients and their family members; and other tasks as needed. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Commitment to racial justice, the dignity of all persons no matter their worst act, and indigent criminal defense;
  • Ability to travel (as pandemic conditions allow);
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • A high degree of initiative and the ability to engage in creative problem-solving;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and establish rapport with clients and witnesses from a variety of backgrounds;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on a team;
  • An interest in mental health issues, and in particular trauma, intellectual disability, and mental illness.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or a post-graduate degree;
  • Prior experience investigating clients’ life history in death penalty or other criminal cases.

Salary & Commitment:

  • A three-year commitment is requested. The Resource Center offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • The Resource Center also offers a competitive benefits package, including a generous paid time off policy; fully paid medical, dental, and vison insurance employee premiums; employer contributions to retirement; training and professional development opportunities; and more. 


APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Email cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Brandie Martinez Bedard at grc@garesource.org
  • Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, but applicants are encouraged to submit an application by December 10, 2021.


The Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer. We recognize the criminal legal system’s disproportionate impact on people of color and seek a diverse workforce to better serve our clients. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, or criminal record.

The Georgia Resource Center is accepting applications for an Investigator/Mitigation Specialist to work on legal teams representing people on Georgia’s death row.


The Georgia Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit law office…

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