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TxHAT Contractor - Federal Habeas Resource Counsel
The Texas Habeas Assistance and Training Counsel Project seeks a lawyer to contract with the Federal Defender system to provide case consultation, training, and support to attorneys appointed to represent Texas death-sentenced prisoners.
Position: TxHAT Contractor - Federal Habeas Resource Counsel
Organization: TxHAT
Location: Austin,  TX 
United States
Salary: $176 per hour
Posting Start Date: 6/24/2021
Date Posted: 6/24/2021
Requirements Applicants must be licensed attorneys in good standing admitted in at least one United States District Court, and at least one United States Court of Appeals. Applicants must be learned in the law applicable to capital cases consistent with 18 U.S.C. § 3599. It is not necessary to be admitted in the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, nor the Texas District Courts. It will be necessary, however, to become conversant in the local rules and culture that govern federal habeas proceedings of Texas death-sentenced prisoners. Commitment to quality indigent defense and client centered practices are also essential.
Resource Counsel should have the experience and skills necessary to:
• work successfully with teams with varied skill levels;
• work well with diverse teams and diverse clients, and maintain an ongoing commitment to cultural competence.
• produce high quality legal research and writing in a timely fashion;
• communicate effectively and respectfully, both orally and in writing;
• provide strategic advice grounded in a sophisticated understanding of habeas procedure and capital defense;
• contribute to the development of trainings and resource materials relevant to capital habeas proceedings; and,
• work both independently and as a part of the Project team.
Status: This listing expires on: 9/22/2021
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Austin,  TX 78712
United States
Rindy Fox