Thursday, August 10, 2017

Position Postings - Federal Public Defender, M.D. of PA

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From: Kristin Kertz
Kristin_Kertz@fd.org


Position Postings - Federal Public Defender, M.D. of PA


Remember these can also be found at: www.fd.org

Kristin Kertz
Administrative Officer
Federal Public Defender's Office
818 Grand Blvd, Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816)471-8282


OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
ASSISTANT FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER


The Federal Public Defender for the Middle District of Pennsylvania is accepting applications for
the position of Assistant Federal Public Defender in its Harrisburg office. The federal defender
organization operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A, to provide
defense services in federal criminal cases and related matters in the federal courts.
Requirements: This position requires a minimum of five years of practice or judicial clerkship
experience, federal criminal experience preferred, and a demonstrated working knowledge of
federal criminal law. Candidates must have excellent courtroom skills plus strong research and
writing ability. An applicant must be a member in good standing of a State Bar in which he or
she is currently admitted to practice and must be eligible for immediate admission to the Bar of
the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the United States Court
of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Fluent in Spanish a plus.
Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time position. Federal salary and benefits apply. Salary is
commensurate with experience and education and equivalent to salaries for Assistant United
States Attorneys with similar experience. This position is subject to mandatory electronic
transfer (direct deposit) of net pay. The selected candidate will be subject to a background check
as a condition of employment.
How to Apply: Qualified persons may apply by forwarding a letter of interest and resume to:

Federal Public Defender’s Office
Attention: AFPD
100 Chestnut Street, Suite 306
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Position opened until filled. Priority given to applications received by August 18, 2017.

No telephone calls or e-mails please.


The Federal Public Defender for the Middle District of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Lisa A. Zerby
Administrative Officer
Federal Public Defender's Office
100 Chestnut Street, Suite 306
Harrisburg, PA 17101
(717) 782-2237

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