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Senior Legal Assistant



The Federal Public Defender, Districts of Colorado and Wyoming, seeks a full-time senior legal assistant for the Denver, Colorado office.  The office operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act (18 U.S.C. § 3006A) to represent individuals who are unable to afford counsel and prosecuted in our federal courts.

Job Description:  The senior legal assistant provides secretarial and clerical support to staff attorneys representing indigent persons charged with criminal offenses in the United States District Court and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.  The office environment is collaborative, positive, and client-centered.

Duties include, but are not limited to:  performance of a full range of legal secretarial functions; edit and proofread initial drafts of motions and briefs utilizing knowledge of legal terminology; generate table of contents and table of authorities for briefs; prepare correspondence and pleadings for attorneys; prepare pleadings indexes; maintain court and attorney calendars; arrange meetings or telephone calls between attorneys and clients; organize case files and handle case management functions as assigned; receive and route incoming telephone calls and mail; deliver and pickup documents from court. 



INVESTIGATOR - Colorado Office

Date Posted: 8/7/2018
Employer: Federal Public Defender
Location: Denver, CO
Job Type: Full-Time 

The Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Colorado and Wyoming seeks an investigator to join our Colorado office. The investigator provides investigative and litigation support to staff attorneys representing persons charged with criminal offenses in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. 

The successful applicant will have at least eight years of investigative criminal defense experience and substantial experience managing, indexing, and analyzing cases with large digital discovery. This position requires a strong and established work ethic, including the ability to successfully manage multiple deadlines, a demonstrated commitment to criminal defense, a team-oriented professional demeanor, and a reputation for personal integrity. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential to this work. 

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