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TRIAL ATTORNEY - FDNY
<span class="fontstyle0">Federal Defenders of New York (FDNY) is seeking a trial attorney for<br /> our Eastern District of New York </span><span class="fontstyle2">Brooklyn </span><span class="fontstyle0">office. FDNY is a federal public<br /> defender office that provides legal representation to indigent persons accused of<br /> federal crimes in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and in the U.S.<br /> Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. We are not a government agency and our&nbsp;employees are not government employees. Our mission is straightforward: although&nbsp;we provide our services free of cost, our clients receive the finest legal<br /> representation available at any price. For more information about our office, please&nbsp;visit our website at federaldefendersny.org.</span><br /> <span class="fontstyle2">Ideal Candidate: </span><span class="fontstyle0">We are looking for someone who is committed to equal justice<br /> and willing to fight vigorously for those accused of crimes. A large part of the<br /> caseload involves immigration-related offenses, drugs, fraud, robbery, firearms, and&nbsp;internet-related crimes. We are seeking a candidate with a demonstrable ability to&nbsp;communicate with people of many different backgrounds, an unflagging refusal to&nbsp;give up in difficult circumstances, strong research and writing skills, and the ability&nbsp;to work both independently and collaboratively. An active commitment to diversity,&nbsp;equity, inclusion and anti-racism is expected. Spanish-language proficiency is highly&nbsp;desirable but not mandatory.</span>
Position: TRIAL ATTORNEY - FDNY
Organization: Federal Defenders of New York (FDNY)
Location: Brooklyn,  NY 
United States
Salary: Consistent with federal pay scale
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 8/24/2021
Requirements <span class="fontstyle0"></span><span class="fontstyle0"></span><span class="fontstyle0">municate with people of many different backgrounds, an unflagging refusal to<br /> give up in difficult circumstances, strong research and writing skills, and the ability&nbsp;to work both independently and collaboratively. An active commitment to diversity,&nbsp;equity, inclusion and anti-racism is expected. Spanish-language proficiency is highly&nbsp;desirable but not mandatory.</span><br /> <strong><span class="fontstyle2">Minimum Qualifications:</span></strong><br /> <span class="fontstyle3">&bull; </span><span class="fontstyle0">A minimum of two years of legal experience</span><br /> <span class="fontstyle3">&bull; </span><span class="fontstyle0">Legal experience including jury trials and evidentiary hearings</span><br /> <span class="fontstyle3">&bull; </span><span class="fontstyle0">Proficiency in legal analysis and legal writing</span><br /> <span class="fontstyle3">&bull; </span><span class="fontstyle0">Commitment to indigent defense</span><br /> <span class="fontstyle2">How to Apply:</span><br /> <span class="fontstyle3">&bull; </span><span class="fontstyle0">Please submit your resume and a one page cover letter describing (1)<br /> your interest in and unique qualifications for this position; (2) your salary<br /> requirements; and (3) how you learned of this vacancy.</span><br /> <span class="fontstyle3">&bull; </span><span class="fontstyle0">Provide two writing samples with your resume using the following link:</span><br /> <a href="https://airtable.com/shr8PYfS2vZWT3oGy"><strong><span class="fontstyle0" style="color:rgb(5,99,193);">https://airtable.com/shr8PYfS2vZWT3oGy</span></strong></a><span class="fontstyle0">.</span><br /> <span class="fontstyle3">&bull; </span><span class="fontstyle0">The cover letter may be addressed to Deirdre von Dornum, Attorney-inCharge, Federal Defenders of New York, One Pierrepont Plaza, 16th Floor,<br /> Brooklyn, NY 11201. Applications will be accepted through September 10,<br /> 2021.</span><br /> <span class="fontstyle2">Additional Information</span><br /> <span class="fontstyle0">FDNY&rsquo;s salaries are consistent with the federal pay scale (based on years of<br /> experience) with excellent benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer and are&nbsp;actively engaged in creating and maintaining a work environment characterized by&nbsp;diversity, equity and inclusion.</span><br style=" font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: -webkit-auto; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; " /> <span class="fontstyle0"></span><br style=" font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: -webkit-auto; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; " /> <span class="fontstyle0"></span>
Status: This listing expires on: 11/22/2021
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Federal Defenders of New York (FDNY)
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Brooklyn,  NY 11201
United States
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Deirdre von Dornum