GEORGIA ASSOCIATION OF
CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS
Experienced Capital Habeas Attorney Position Available
The Georgia Appellate Practice and Educational Resource Center, Inc. (Georgia Resource Center) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit law office established in 1988 to provide free, high quality representation to indigent death-sentenced Georgia prisoners in state and federal habeas corpus proceedings challenging their capital convictions and death sentences.
Role and Responsibilities
As part of the defense team, the attorney will undertake all aspects of state and federal habeas corpus litigation and clemency proceedings, including: identifying habeas issues through exhaustive review of trial, appellate, and collateral records; working with investigators and experts to develop those issues into legal claims; conducting legal research; drafting and filing appellate briefs and pleadings; conducting depositions; preparing expert and lay witnesses for and presenting evidence at state evidentiary hearings; appearing in court for other hearings and oral argument; and providing legal and investigative assistance to pro bono attorneys.
Experience and Qualifications
Commensurate with experience, within the scope of Georgia Resource Center’s public interest salary capacity. Benefits include but are not limited to 100% premium paid health, dental and vision insurance.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, professional references and brief writing sample to Mary Shellman at email@example.com by December 16, 2016.
The Georgia Resource Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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