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An assistant federal public defender must be: (1) a graduate of an accredited law school, (2) admitted to practice in good standing before the highest court of a state; and (3) able to obtain permission to practice in the U.S. District Court upon entrance on duty. Applicants with capital litigation experience in state post-conviction or federal habeas corpus proceedings are preferred, but other related experience may be considered. Applicants must be client-centered, team-oriented, exhibit strong research and writing skills, and demonstrate a commitment to criminal defense for those facing the death penalty. Irregular hours and regular travel are often required. Qualified persons may apply by sending via e-mail a letter of interest describing applicable experience, resume, and representative writing sample, not to exceed ten pages. References will be required from candidates selected for an interview. Send completed application to the Personnel Administrator, Federal Public Defender, District of Arizona, at Announced: January 4, 2024; Closes: February 2, 2024.  
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