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Staff Investigator
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:
ORLEANS PUBLIC DEFENDERS
STAFF INVESTIGATOR
The Orleans Public Defenders (OPD) is seeking applicants for a staff investigator position.

VISION
Justice. Dignity. Hope.

MISSION
To fight for our clients by providing excellent client-centered representation, reforming the system and partnering with the community.

Job Summary
The Staff Investigator works with OPD Staff Attorneys to investigate alleged crimes and possible defenses to those allegations. The Staff Investigator may be required to locate and interview witnesses, take statements from witnesses, perform background checks, locate and secure records, survey and photograph crime scenes, prepare demonstratives for trial, and testify. The Staff Investigator will be involved in all aspects of case preparation including providing strategic recommendations.

Qualifications Ideal candidates will have demonstrated interest in serving underprivileged communities. The ability to work well with people of various socioeconomic and educational backgrounds, and the willingness to do field work are a must. Candidates must also be proficient at multitasking. The ideal candidate will possess good non-legal research skills and have very strong oral and written communication skills. Candidates must have access to a reliable and insured vehicle and retain a valid driver’s license.

To Apply Qualified and interested applicants must submit all of the following to be considered for this position: cover letter explaining your interest in the position, resume, writing sample, and references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All materials should be e-mailed to recruit@opdla.org. No phone calls.

Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls.
This is a full time position with competitive salary and benefits. OPD is an equal opportunity employer.
Position: Staff Investigator
Organization: Orleans Public Defenders
Location: New Orleans,  LA 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 10/22/2019
Date Posted: 10/22/2019
Requirements Qualifications Ideal candidates will have demonstrated interest in serving underprivileged communities. The ability to work well with people of various socioeconomic and educational backgrounds, and the willingness to do field work are a must. Candidates must also be proficient at multitasking. The ideal candidate will possess good non-legal research skills and have very strong oral and written communication skills. Candidates must have access to a reliable and insured vehicle and retain a valid driver’s license.
Status: This listing expires on: 1/20/2020
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Organization Information
Name:
Orleans Public Defenders
Address:
2601 Tulane Avenue, Ste. 700

New Orleans,  LA 70119
United States
Email:
SGarnett@OPDLA.org
Phone:
5048278179
Fax:
Contact:
Sharee L. Garnett