Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Job announcement 2018-04, CJA Panel Coordinating Attorney, NM

From: Shari Allison

Job Announcement 2018-04, CJA Panel Coordinating Attorney, NM

Please share the attached announcement with anyone who might be interested.
Shari Lynn Allison
Research and Writing Specialist
Federal Public Defender Office
506 S. Main, Suite 400
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 527-6930

Please post the following job announcement for the Federal Defender office in NM.


Melissa Read
Administrative Officer

Federal Public Defender
District of New Mexico
111 Lomas Blvd NW, Ste 501
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone - (505) 346-2489
Fax - (505) 346-2494


Margaret A. Katze Supervisory Assistant
Albuquerque Office 111 Lomas Blvd NW, Suite 501 Albuquerque, NM 87102 Tel: (505) 346-2489 Toll Free: 877-511-4686 Fax: (505) 346-2494
Stephen P. McCue Federal Public Defender Albuquerque
Barbara A. Mandel Supervisory Assistant
Las Cruces Office 506 S. Main, Suite 400 Las Cruces, NM 88001 Tel: (575) 527-6930 Toll Free: 855-527-6930 Fax: (575) 527-6933
The Federal Public Defender for the District of New Mexico is seeking a full-time attorney to serve as the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel Coordinating Attorney for the District of New Mexico.

The CJA Panel Coordinating Attorney will work closely with the Courts, the Federal Public Defender and the Defender Services Office to improve the quality of representation and the efficient management of the CJA Panel. Duties will include providing training and assistance to CJA Panel attorneys, assisting CJA Panel attorneys and the Court with the efficient processing of vouchers for reimbursement, and other duties as assigned consistent with the mission of the position. The CJA Panel Coordinating Attorney eventually will be required to supervise other staff in carrying out these functions. This is a full-time FPD staff attorney position that will not permit court appearances or the private practice of law.

Applicants must have an the following qualifications: an established working knowledge and demonstrated command of federal criminal law; at least five years’ experience practicing federal criminal law; significant experience working under the Criminal Justice Act; proficient data management and automation skills. The successful applicant also must be a self-starter with a positive work ethic, a reputation for personal and professional integrity, and an ability to work well with the Court, the Federal Public Defender, the Defender Services Office and members of the CJA Panel. There is a preference for applicants who have substantial experience billing under the Criminal Justice Act.

Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school, licensed by the highest court of a state, federal territory, or the District of Columbia; be a member in good standing in all courts where admitted to practice; and be a U.S. citizen or person authorized to work in the United States and receive compensation as a federal employee. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Salary commensurate with experience. The Federal Public Defender operates under the authority of the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A. The Federal Public Defender is an equal opportunity employer. Direct deposit of pay is mandatory.
In one PDF document, please submit a statement of interest and detailed resume of experience with three references to:

Stephen P. McCue, Federal Public Defender FDNM-HR@fd.org Reference 2018-04 in the subject line.
Applications must be received by April 16, 2018. The position will remain opened until filled and is subject to the availability of funding. No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


The information contained in this electronic message is protected by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, 18 U.S.C. 2510, et seq., attorney-client privilege and/or attorney work product doctrine. It is intended for the use of the individual and/or entity named above and the privileges are not waived by virtue of this having been sent electronically. This e-mail contains confidential information belonging to the sender which may be legally privileged. If you are not the intended recipient or the employee or agent responsible to deliver it to the named recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution or the taking of any action in reliance on the contents of the e-mailed information is strictly prohibited. If you think you have received this e-mail in error, please immediately notify us by replying to the e-mail and by telephone at (575) 527-6930.
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