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Capital Postconviction Staff Attorney
The CCRC-South office is responsible for investigating, filing and litigating state postconviction motions for indigent death row inmates in the Florida trial courts, carrying forward appeals to the Florida Supreme Court, and preparing, filing and litigating habeas corpus petitions in the federal courts. The staff attorney works in a government defender law office setting with other full and part time experienced capital; conviction lead attorneys as well as with several second chair attorneys with more limited experience in capital state postconviction and federal habeas corpus litigation, Cases are assigned within the office in a team concept. Each case is assigned a unique team that includes a lead attorney with a background in capital litigation, a second chair attorney with more limited experience, and a member of the in-house investigative staff. Although the majority of the caseload originates from the south Florida area, conflict case appointments may arise from other areas in Florida. Death row for male clients is located in northern Florida, which requires frequent travel for direct client contact.
Position: Capital Postconviction Staff Attorney
Organization: Capital Collateral Regional Counsel
Location: Fort Lauderdale,  FL 
United States
Salary: Based on Experience
Posting Start Date: 7/29/2021
Date Posted: 7/29/2021
Requirements Qualified candidates must be graduates of an accredited U.S. law school. Current or pending membership in the Florida Bar is preferred, but highly qualified law graduates or members of another state bar who commit to taking the next scheduled Florida Bar examination will also be considered. Frequent travel in Florida and elsewhere on short notice is a necessary part of the listed position. Prior criminal defense or clinical experience and/or fluency in Spanish is a plus.

Submit resume, writing sample and three references to Neal Dupree at dupreen@ccsr.state.fl.us and Suzanne Keffer at keffers@ccsr.state.fl.us
Status: This listing expires on: 10/27/2021
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Organization Information
Capital Collateral Regional Counsel
110 SE 6th Street, Suite 701

Fort Lauderdale,  FL 33301
United States
Neal Dupree