Case Management Specialist



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The Colorado office of the Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Colorado and Wyoming seeks a case management specialist to join our Denver office. The Office of the Public Defender operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act (18 U.S.C. § 3006A) to represent individuals who are unable to afford counsel and are prosecuted in our federal courts. Our office is committed to serving the distinct needs of these individuals with a diverse group of dedicated professionals who collaborate with, listen to, and advocate on behalf of one another. We welcome and value individuals of any race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, age, veteran status, and other status protected by law. Click here for more information about our office.

Job Description: This position serves the Colorado and Wyoming offices with law office case management responsibilities. The Case Management Specialist (“CMS”) is responsible for all incoming case data entry, reporting, auditing, and general analytics. The CMS will also maintain closed files, both on-site and off-site. The CMS works closely with office administration and attorneys in all aspects of case management. The office environment is collaborative, positive, and client-centered, with opportunities for advancement. Our office will train the selected candidate to perform the job duties assigned to this position.

Requirements and Qualifications: To qualify for this position, a candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent, a minimum of two years of general office experience, and a minimum of two years of specialized experience. Strong preference will be given to applicants with professional experience in law office case management, familiarity with the federal criminal code, understanding of basic principles of legal conflicts of interest, and/or proficiency in Spanish. Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and the ability to balance multiple tasks is essential. Applicants must have the ability to focus and report accurately in a fast-paced environment. Proficiency in Word and Excel in Office 365 is required.

Applicants must be United States citizens or eligible to work in the United States. Employment is subject to a satisfactory background investigation, including an FBI name and fingerprint check.

Salary and Benefits: This is an “Excepted Appointment” full-time position with federal benefits and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications within the range of JSP Grade 7 ($49,322 - $64,114), JSP Grade 8 ($54,623 - $71,006), or JSP Grade 9 ($60,331 - $78,432). Benefits include health and life insurance, retirement, and the Thrift Savings Plan. Salary is payable only by direct deposit.

How to Apply: Qualified individuals should submit a letter of interest and resume in .pdf format to:        

Veronica Knights, Personnel Administrator

Subject Reference: Case Management Specialist - Denver 

Interviews will be conducted in person or via videoconference. Cost of travel must be incurred by the applicant. No phone calls, please.


The Federal Public Defender is an equal opportunity employer.