CJA Supervising Attorney

Federal Defenders of Montana
Great Falls, MT Full-time
Posted on December 8, 2019

 

CJA Supervising Attorney

 

The Federal Defenders of Montana is soliciting applications for a CJA Supervising Attorney. Applicants must be admitted to and in good standing with the bar of the highest court of a state, federal territory, or the District of Columbia; be a member in good standing in all courts where admitted to practice; and be a U.S. citizen or person authorized to work in the United States. Admission to the bar of Montana and the bar of the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, or a commitment to admission within a year of acceptance of the position, is mandatory. This position includes benefits and is subject to the availability of funds. EOE.

 

Applicants must have the following qualifications: an established working knowledge and demonstrated command of federal criminal law; at least five years’ experience practicing federal criminal law; significant experience working under the Criminal Justice Act; proficient data management and automation skills. The successful applicant must be a self-starter with a positive work ethic, a reputation for personal and professional integrity, and an ability to work well with the Court, the Federal Defender, the Defender Services Office, and members of the CJA Panel. There is a preference for applicants who have substantial experience billing under the Criminal Justice Act.