Website United States Courts
This position is located in Legal & Policy Division in the Defender Services Office.
This position resides in the Legal and Policy Division (LPD) of the Defender Services Office (DSO). DSO administers the hybrid system of federally appointed counsel consisting of federal defender organizations and private Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorneys. DSO also serves as staff and counsel to the Judicial Conference’s Defender Services Committee (DSC). The LPD supports the DSC and the federal defense community by providing legal and policy guidance.The incumbent will be committed to upholding the Defender Services program mission, which is to ensure that the right to counsel guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment, the Criminal Justice Act (CJA), and other statutory mandates are enforced on behalf of the clients who cannot afford to retain counsel and other necessary defense services. https://www.uscourts.gov/services-forms/defender-services
Applicants must have demonstrated experience as listed below. This requirement is according to the AO Classification, Compensation, and Recruitment Systems which include interpretive guidance and reference to the OPM Operating Manual for Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.Applicants must currently be an active member in good standing of the bar of a state, territory, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or a federal court of general jurisdiction. Applicants are responsible for citing minimum qualifications such as J.D. and bar membership information (institution name, state(s) for bar, and dates) on their respective resumes. Failure to supply details will constitute an incomplete application. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Company: United States Courts
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Winston-Salem, NC, US
Application Deadline: N/A