Assistant Federal Public Defender, Capital Habeas Unit
The Federal Public Defender - Nevada is accepting applications for an Assistant Federal Public Defender position in the Capital Habeas Unit. This is a full time position located in Las Vegas.
Applicants must possess demonstrated commitment to poverty law or indigent criminal defense, strong writing, oral advocacy ability and litigation experience in at least one of the following areas: criminal law especially in habeas corpus litigation, and/or complex federal court civil litigation. The position requires occasional travel. Applicants must be team oriented and be immediately able to undertake representation of habeas petitioners currently litigating in every stage of the habeas proceedings. Three years of relevant experience is strongly preferred.
Each applicant must be a member in good standing of a state bar. Federal salary and benefits are based upon qualifications and experience, consistent with federal guidelines and regulations. Hiring is based upon the availability of funding.
Qualified persons may apply by forwarding a letter of interest, a resume with experience described in detail, three references, and a representative writing sample.