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Investigator - Medford, Oregon
Do you want exciting, team-driven work with a mission? Join the Federal Public Defender of Oregon to help provide the best defense that money can’t buy.  We are accepting applications for the position of investigator in the Medford office. The Federal Public Defender provides indigent defense services in federal criminal cases and related matters in the federal courts.
 
Duties:
• Participate in the Federal Public Defender teams representing indigent defendants charged with federal crimes ranging from trespass to murder to complex fraud. 
• Locate people, evidence, and personal property; conduct client and witness interviews, gather records, take photographs of crime scenes and evidence. 
• Write comprehensive descriptive reports on work completed, including mitigation reports, andassists attorneys in court at hearings, trials and sentencing.
• Testify at court proceedings.
 •Frequent travel is required within the district, including overnight or longer trips, as well as lessfrequent travel outside of the district.
 
Required Qualifications:
• Five years of experience in criminal investigation.
• Comprehensive knowledge of fact and mitigation investigation principles, methods and techniques.
• The ability to identify and evaluate pertinent facts;
• The ability to identify and develop theories and bases for mitigation and relief.
• Good judgment exercised in a mature, diplomatic manner.
• A general understanding of criminal law and federal criminal procedure is required.
• Must be computer and social media literate, familiar with Windows OS, and be proficient with MicroSoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, and Accurint (or similar).
• A valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and applicable insurance.
• A demonstrated commitment and comfort working with diverse communities and with clients from a range of backgrounds is required.

To Apply: If you truly enjoy defense fact and mitigation investigation work, embrace challenges, and want to be part of a dedicated, resourceful, and committed indigent criminal defense team, please e-mail a letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and three references in a single, .pdf format document to the attention of:
 
Travis Southworth-Neumeyer, Personnel Administrator
oregon_personnel@fd.org
Subject: Investigator - Portland
 
Open until filled. All responses will remain confidential. Only candidates in consideration for this position will be contacted.
 
We encourage applications from individuals with diverse perspectives, especially people historically underrepresented in the practice of law.
 
The Federal Public Defender’s Office is committed to improving diversity in the legal profession. The nature of our work leads us to recruit colleagues who demonstrate experience with, knowledge of, and sensitivity to the needs of culturally diverse and systemically oppressed populations.
 
The Federal Public Defender is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
No phone calls please.
 
See FAQ at http://or.fd.org/content/employment for additional information and requirements
Position: Investigator - Medford, Oregon
Organization: Federal Public Defender - District of Oregon
Location: Medford,  OR 
United States
Salary: $64,649 to $92,143 (JSP 11 to 13
Posting Start Date: 7/1/2021
Date Posted: 3/29/2021
Requirements Required Qualifications:
• Five years of experience in criminal investigation.
• Comprehensive knowledge of fact and mitigation investigation principles, methods and techniques.
• The ability to identify and evaluate pertinent facts;
• The ability to identify and develop theories and bases for mitigation and relief.
• Good judgment exercised in a mature, diplomatic manner.
• A general understanding of criminal law and federal criminal procedure is required.
• Must be computer and social media literate, familiar with Windows OS, and be proficient with MicroSoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, and Accurint (or similar).
• A valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and applicable insurance.
• A demonstrated commitment and comfort working with diverse communities and with clients from a range of backgrounds is required.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
• Familiarity with document review and analysis in a litigation support platform, such as CaseMap is helpful.
• Proficiency creating of demonstrative visuals using trial presentation tools, and experience using voice recognition software, or dictation equipment.
• English-Spanish Bilingual skills.
Status: This listing expires on: 6/27/2021
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Name:
Federal Public Defender - District of Oregon
Address:
154 Newtown St

Medford,  OR 97501
United States
Email:
oregon_personnel@fd.org
Phone:
(503) 326-5451
Fax:
Contact:
Travis Southworth-Neumeyer