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The Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Colorado and Wyoming, with locations in Denver and Cheyenne, serves two states. Since its founding in 1975, the office has been appointed to provide trial and appellate legal representation – in federal district court, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court – to persons charged with or convicted of crimes.áclick here for more informationá|áenáespa˝ol

Openings onáthe Criminal Justice Act Panel foráthe District of Colorado
Deadline: March 31, 2017

Applications are being taken for the Colorado Criminal Justice Act Panel. Attorneys appointed to the Criminal Justice Act Panels will accept appointments under the Criminal Justice Act (18 U.S.C.ž3006A) as counsel representing defendants charged with felonies, misdemeanors, or petty offenses, and unable to afford counsel. These applications are reviewed by the CJA Panel Selection Committee with appointments ordered by the Court and administered by the Office of the Federal Public Defender CJA Coordinating Attorney through the United States District Court for the District of Colorado Criminal Justice Act Plan.

Applicants must be 1) a graduate of an accredited law school; 2) licensed by the highest court of a state, federal territory, or the District of Columbia; 3) a member in good standing in all courts where admitted to practice; and 4) a United States citizen, or a person authorized to work in the United States and receive compensation from the Federal Defender Organization.

To apply for appointment to one of these Panels, please CLICK HERE. Applications must be received no later than March 31, 2017.

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