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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Deputy Capital Defender

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

  • Capital Defender Office for Northern Virginia

Northern, Virginia

The Capital Defender Office for the Northern Virginia seeks a zealous attorney committed to representing indigent defendants in capital cases. Applicants should have demonstrated a superior ability in capital defense, criminal defense, appellate and/or post-conviction cases and be prepared to qualify as capital counsel pursuant to Virginia Code Section 19.2-163.8 within a reasonable period of time. In addition to an interest in doing capital trial work, applicants should posses excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills. The position offers an excellent state benefits package, a rewarding work environment and a great opportunity for professional growth. The minimum starting salary is $60,400. To apply, mail cover letter, resume, three references and a writing sample to Joseph T. Flood, Capital Defender, 7900 Sudley Road, Suite #208, Manassas, VA, 20109. Membership in the Virginia State Bar or an ability to become a member is required. The Virginia Indigent Defense Commission is committed to equal opportunity in its hiring practices and all other terms and conditions of employment. EOE

Joseph T. Flood, Esq.
Capital Defender
Office of the Capital Defender
7900 Sudley Road, Suite #208
Manassas, VA 20109
(703) 331-4725
(703) 331-5508 (fax)
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