Posting Date: July 8, 2019
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Federal Defenders of New York (FDNY) is seeking applicants for a trial attorney position in our Manhattan office. FDNY is a federal public defender office that provides legal representation to indigent persons accused of federal crimes in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. We are vigorous in the defense of our clients, and we are seeking applicants with a similar level of passion and dedication for the work. For more information about our office, please visit our website at federaldefendersny.org.
Applicants must have a minimum of two years of legal experience. Fluency in Spanish a plus. Email your resume, cover letter and two writing samples to Jennifer_Brown@fd.org with “Re: Manhattan 2019” in subject line. Application deadline is July 31, 2019, but we will consider applications on a rolling basis so please submit as soon as possible. No calls or faxes please. The cover letter may be addressed to David Patton, Executive Director, Federal Defenders of New York, 52 Duane St., New York, NY 10007.
The salary is consistent with the federal pay scale and will depend on years of experience. Excellent benefits. Federal Defenders is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.