Research & Writing Specialist
Position: Research & Writing Specialist
Location: Topeka, Kansas City, Kansas, or Wichita
Deadline: August 30, 2020; open until filled
Who We Are
We work to keep people out of prison through representation, collaboration, and education. Our clients are indigent defendants charged with federal crimes ranging from drug crimes to white-collar crimes to terrorism. We practice holistic defense lawyering to protect our clients’ rights and champion their humanity at every stage of the criminal case and beyond.
The Kansas FPD seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in an environment that promotes equity, inclusion, and fairness.
Join Our Team
We need an attorney to fill a full-time, temporary appointment (one year and one day, with the possibility of an extension) as a Research & Writing Specialist. Starting salary is JSP 11/1 at $64,660 to JSP 15/1 at $128,100, depending on experience, and includes generous federal benefits.
The Research & Writing Specialist will be assigned a wide range of challenging and satisfying work, including researching, analyzing, and writing trial motions and memoranda, jury instructions, and legal and policy memoranda. Some travel will be required.
Please send your letter of interest, resume, three professional references, and a recent writing sample in a single pdf document to firstname.lastname@example.org, preference given to those resumes received by August 30, 2020. No phone calls, please.