ASSISTANT FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER – CAMDEN, NJNew Jersey Women Lawyers Association | Camden, NJ, 08100, US
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ASSISTANT FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER – CAMDEN, NJ
The Federal Public Defender for the District of New Jersey is accepting applications for an
attorney to serve as an Assistant Federal Public Defender (AFPD) in its Camden Office. The
Federal Public Defender (FPD) operates under the authority of Title 18, United States Code,
Section 3006A(g)(2)(A), to provide legal services by court appointment to individuals unable to
afford counsel. The position primarily involves legal representation of indigent persons charged
with criminal offenses in the United States District Court.
Duties: Represent clients charged with federal criminal offenses at both the trial and appellate
level, carry a varied caseload through all stages of litigation and appear in court regularly. Our
Office has an excellent reputation for providing high-quality representation. The collegial and
collaborative culture make it a great place to work for equal justice. The position requires some
travel for investigation, litigation, and training. An AFPD’s professional pursuits must be
focused only on serving our clients, and they may not engage in the private practice of law.