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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Assistant Federal Public Defender

Monday, January 23, 2006

  • Federal Public Defender for District of Arizona

Announcement - Positions Available

Assistant Federal Public Defender

The Federal Public Defender for the District of Arizona is seeking to

appoint Assistant Federal Public Defenders for assignment to the Capital Habeas Unit in the Phoenix office.

It is preferred that applicants have capital litigation experience in

direct appeal, state post-conviction or federal habeas corpus

proceedings. Other

related experience may be considered. Applicants must be team-oriented, exhibit strong writing skills and a commitment to criminal defense for those facing the death penalty. Salary is commensurate with experience and education and is equivalent to salaries for Assistant U.S. Attorneys with similar experience. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Applicants must submit to an FBI "name check" and IRS "tax check"

procedure. A background security investigation is required for all new hires. This is a non-executive high sensitive position that requires you to be fingerprinted, photographed, and complete appropriate security paperwork. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.

To apply, please submit a cover letter describing experience and a resume.

References and writing samples will be required from candidates selected for an interview. Also, fill out application posted at _www.fpdz.org_

( click "employment."

Submit applications to:

Dale A. Baich

Office of the Federal Public Defender

850 West Adams Street, Suite 201

Phoenix, Arizona 85007

_dale_baich@fd.org_ (

The Office of the Federal Public Defender for the District of Arizona is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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