Office of the Federal Public Defender, Central District of California: Attorney (Los Angeles, CA)

DEPUTY FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER

The Office of the Federal Public Defender, Central District of California, is seeking applications for an attorney position in its Los Angeles trial unit. Attorneys in this unit represent indigent individuals charged with violating federal criminal statutes.

Qualified applicants must be admitted to practice law in California or be prepared to take the California bar exam when next offered; have at least two years experience in the practice of law or as a judicial clerk; have a demonstrated commitment to indigent criminal defense and/or public interest law; and possess excellent research and writing skills. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Interested persons should submit their résumé, two representative writing samples, and the names and telephone numbers of three references no later than May 14, 2012, as follows:

Sean K. Kennedy Federal Public Defender 321 East 2nd Street Los Angeles, California 90012-4202

NO TELEPHONE CALLS, PLEASE THE FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER